Aaron Rhodes is right about the need to rethink human rights, but his book shows that the intellectual and political obstacles to doing so are enormous.
Marc F. Plattner
Marc F. Plattner is the founding coeditor of the Journal of Democracy, and co-chair of the research council of the National Endowment for Democracy’s International Forum for Democratic Studies. He is the author of Democracy Without Borders?: Global Challenges to Liberal Democracy (2007) and the coeditor of numerous books on democracy.