|•||• Why is the concept of sovereignty central to the debate about human rights?|
|•||• How do advocates of human rights respond to objections to the idea of human rights?|
|•||• What is the International Bill of Rights and what kinds of rights does it proclaim?|
|•||• What steps may states take to demonstrate their human rights credentials?|
|•||• Why did the Howard government abandon Australia's traditional approach to human rights?|
|•||• Why did the Howard government's refugee policy provoke sharp criticism?|
|•||• What was the Tampa affair? What human rights issues did it raise?|
|•||• Why do the human rights records of some East Asian countries pose a problem for Australia?|
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Publication information: Book title: Australia in International Politics: An Introduction to Australian Foreign Policy. Edition: 2nd. Contributors: Stewart Firth - Author. Publisher: Allen & Unwin. Place of publication: Crows Nest, N.S.W.. Publication year: 2005. Page number: 241.
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