Jimmy Carter, human rights, and the national agenda

by Mary E. Stuckey

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press in College Station

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Carter, Jimmy, -- 1924-,
  • Human rights -- Political aspects -- United States,
  • Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Communication in politics -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1977-1981

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMary E. Stuckey.
SeriesPresidential rhetoric series -- no. 20
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE872 .S83 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16701548M
ISBN 101603440747
ISBN 109781603440745
LC Control Number2008012828

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Stuckey. She notes that Carter was not the first to push a human rights agenda, but rather he offered visibility and direction to earlier efforts in Congress. His policy priorities led to the development of various organizations within government that monitored and advocated human rights.

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At a time when the United States was still grappling with its own problems of race relations and human rights, Carter forthrightly advocated a policy that held other countries. Carter and Human Rights, – Jimmy Carter campaigned for the presidency in promising substantial changes in the conduct of U.S.

foreign policy. He intended to infuse a new morality in Jimmy Carter diplomacy, one grounded in the pursuit of human made this cause explicit in his Januinaugural address: “Because we are free, we can never be indifferent to the fate. Jimmy Carter, Human Rights, and the National Agenda shows how presidents can influence policy and public opinion in other ways.

Jimmy Carter put human rights at the center of his administration, and was sharply criticized by both the Right and the Left for how he managed human rights policy.

He didn’t get a lot of what he wanted in the short term. Jimmy Carter - Human rights. As his popularity rose and fell, Carter pushed forward along several lines of policy. Foreign affairs commanded much of his time, and though he had grown up in the s and early s and had served in the navy during World War II and during the years that saw the establishment of the Truman policy of the.

As the 39th president of the United States, Jimmy Carter struggled to respond to formidable challenges, including a major energy crisis as well as high inflation and unemployment.

Popular impressions of Jimmy Carter tend to fall into two broad categories. Many see him as a failed president who mismanaged the economy, presided over a national “malaise,” allowed a small Author: History News Network. He and his wife, Rosalynn, founded The Carter Center, a nonprofit organization that prevents and resolves conflicts, enhances freedom and democracy, and improves health around the world.

He is the author of numerous books, including Palestine Peace Not Apartheid, An Hour Before Daylight and Our Endangered Values. InCarter established the Carter Center to promote and expand human rights. He has traveled extensively to conduct peace negotiations, monitor elections, and advance disease prevention and eradication in developing nations.

Carter is considered a key figure in the Habitat for Humanity nant: Lester Maddox. Carter is an activist. He wants to do things.

Yet his campaign statements should have warned us that save for the human rights thrust in foreign policy, Author: Stephen Hess. Jimmy Carter served as the 39th President of the United States from to He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for work to find peaceful solut.

Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), 39th president of the United States, was born October 1,in the small farming town of Plains, Georgia. InCarter founded The Carter Center, a non-governmental and non-profit organization with the purpose of advancing human rights and alleviating human suffering, including helping improve the quality of life for people in more than 80 countries.

From an ‘Absolute’ Commitment to an Inconsistent Commitment: Jimmy Carter, Human Rights and the Cold War. Despite running for election during the Cold War era Jimmy Carter’s election campaign promised an idealised form of US foreign policy which would create a break from the hawkish norm of US foreign policy and focus on morals and human rights.

Carter, Jimmy (). Living Faith. New York: Times Books. ISBN Carter, Jimmy (). Sources of Strength: Meditations on Scripture for a Living Faith. New York: Times Books. ISBN Carter, Jimmy (). The Virtues of Aging. New York: Ballantine Pub. Group.

ISBN Carter, Jimmy (). A provocative claim in the book is Eizenstat’s assertion that Carter’s innovative human rights agenda, combined with what the author sees as a Author: Julian E.

Zelizer. Among her recent books is Jimmy Carter, Human Rights, and the National Agenda (Texas A&M Press, ), which won the Marie Hochmuth Nichols Award, and Defining Americans: The Presidency and National Identity (Kansas ), which won the Gronbeck Prize for Scholarship in Political Communication.

Her more than 50 articles and book chapters expand understanding of the. Carter Center staff and associates join with President Carter in efforts to resolve conflict, promote democracy, protect human rights, and prevent disease and other afflictions. The Center has spearheaded the international effort to eradicate Guinea worm disease, which is poised to be the second human disease in history to be eradicated.

The measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless citizens. A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others.

It's a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and. In Eizenstat’s rendering, Carter was a thoroughly decent, well-intentioned idealist who tackled tough issues like energy, wrestled with economic troubles and advanced human rights. Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the United States (–81), who served during a time of serious troubles, notable among which was the Iran hostage crisis.

For his work in diplomacy and advocacy, both during and after his presidency, he received the Nobel Peace Prize. Learn more about Carter’s life and career. CNN's Martin Savage talks with former President Carter about his new book's focus on faith. Jimmy Carter writes about his faith Why I believe.

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has earned high praise over the last two decades for championing the rights of the sick, impoverished and oppressed. With his wife Rosalynn, President Carter founded the Carter Center in Atlanta in Through his nonprofit, nonpartisan Center, he creates and. The rise and fall of human rights as an inspirational concept may seem shocking, but perhaps it is less so on second glance.

Ever since Carter put human rights on the table, Republican presidents. I will continue to travel this country, to hear the people of America. You can help me to develop a national agenda for the s.

I will listen; and I will act. We will act together. These were the promises I made three years ago, and I intend to keep them. Little by. (RNS) — In his 32nd book, titled simply “Faith,” Jimmy Carter looks at how belief in God and others has shaped his 93 years.

“To me, ‘faith’ is not just a noun but also a verb,” the. Carter is most lauded today for his post-presidency activism, public service and defending human rights. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in for such efforts.

He was awarded the Nobel. Much like Nobel Peace-prize winner Barack Obama 30 years later, Carter was an advocate of human rights in the abstract, but of repression and Author: Matt Peppe.