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By Margaret E. Keck

In Activists past Borders, Margaret E. Keck and Kathryn Sikkink learn one of those strain team that has been principally overlooked through political analysts: networks of activists that coalesce and function throughout nationwide frontiers. Their pursuits can be overseas businesses or the rules of specific states. old examples of such transborder alliances contain anti-slavery and lady suffrage campaigns. long ago twenty years, transnational activism has had an important effect in human rights, specifically in Latin the USA, and advocacy networks have strongly encouraged environmental politics besides. The authors additionally study the emergence of a global crusade round violence opposed to women.

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Comparison of how human rights activists responded to egregious human rights abuses in Argentina during the 1970s and to endemic abuses over the last several decades in Mexico helps to pinpoint the scope, impact, and strategies of the human rights network. Chapter 4 looks at the development of advocacy networks around third world environmental issues, focusing particularly on the issue of tropical deforestation. It looks at two concrete instances of deforestation, in Rondônia in the Brazilian Amazon and in Sarawak, Malaysia, each of which was inserted into a different global campaign (the multilateral development bank campaign and tropical timber campaign, respectively).

5 Peter J. Katzenstein, “Introduction,” in The Culture of National Security: Norms and Identity in World Politics, ed. Katzenstein (New York: Columbia University Press, 1966), p. 5. See also Friedrich Kratochwil, Rules, Norms, and Decisions: On the Conditions of Practical and Legal Reasoning in International Relations and Domestic Affairs (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989); David H. Lumsdaine, Moral Vision in International Politics: The Foreign Aid Regime, 1949–1989 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993); Audie Klotz, Norms in International Relations: The Struggle against Apartheid (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1995); Janice E.

29 Klotz, Norms in International Relations, pp. 152–64. 30 Alison Brysk uses the categories “information politics” and “symbolic politics” to discuss strategies of transnational actors, especially networks around Indian rights. See “Acting Globally: Indian Rights and International Politics in Latin America,” in Indigenous Peoples and Democracy in Latin America, ed. Donna Lee Van Cott ******ebook converter DEMO Watermarks******* (New York: St. Martin’s Press/Inter-American Dialogue, 1994), pp. 29–51; and “Hearts and Minds: Bringing Symbolic Politics Back In,” Polity 27 (Summer 1995): 559–85.

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