By Alex de Waal
reading the impression of western mass tradition advocates, Advocacy in Conflict evaluates the successes and screw ups of advocacy campaigns and gives positive feedback of ongoing efforts. Alex de Waal makes use of high-profile case reviews, akin to campaigns with regards to democracy, human trafficking, incapacity rights, and land rights to problem the assumptions and agendas that advocacy agencies perpetuate.
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