political issue when multinational involvement is ignored. We will also look at the self-comparison of a country through this case, when compensation of human rights efforts issatisfied through other philanthropic contributions.Literature from a variety of authors can be integrated into this argument to supportmy claim for shaming to fail within the international arena. By pulling in scholarly work from James Lebovic & Erik Voeten, Ole Jacob Sending & Iver Neumann, Emilie Hafner-Burton, Alastair Ian Johnston and Bruce Bueno de Mesquita we can examine similaritieson the distinctions involving human rights and the interactions that take place in globaldeliberations. This paper will show that through heavily internalized domestic politics andnarrow self-comparison a country will fail to be shamed in global governance.
THE CONCEPT OF SHAMING
Shaming, being the main problem within this essay, can have many outcomes.Many conditions – which will be later discussed – have influence over the outcome of thisdeliberative strategy. Within an international social environment shaming is not blatantlymanifested, through later media portrayals, political documents, and residual interactions,shaming can manifest.Although Lebovic and Voeten through
The Politics of Shame: TheCondemnation of Country Human Rights Practices in the UNCHR
may not agree with thefinal outcome of my paper, being the failure of shaming, they do make many valid andtransferable statements apparent and relevant to my argument. Through a case involvingthe UNCHR, Lebovic and Voeten analyze the actions of this international institution andthe actions it took to publicly name and shame countries it felt were not aligned with its
Failure of Shaming