Amerykańska polityka praw człowieka wobec Argentyny w czasie „brudnej wojny” 1976-1983


  • Magdalena Lisińska Uniwersytet Jagielloński, Kraków



Argentina, United States, human rights, military dictatorship, “Dirty War”


The U.S. Human Rights Policy Towards Argentina During the “Dirty War” 1976-1983

The paper aims to provide an analysis of the question of violations of human rights during the last military dictatorship in Argentina (1976-1983) and the impact of this problem on bilateral relations with the United States. The article will focus mostly on the presidency of James “Jimmy” Earl Carter. The political line adopted by him, known as “the Carter doctrine” or “human rights policy” was the basis of restrictive attitude towards the Argentine dictators. In order to provide a complete analysis, the topic of the paper was treated broadly, covering not only bilateral, American-Argentine issues, but also multilateral forms of exerting pressure on Argentina, mainly at the United Nations and Organization of American States. The article also provides an analysis of the human rights policy itself, as well as of the state terror introduced by the Argentine military, known as the “Dirty War””.


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Author Biography

Magdalena Lisińska, Uniwersytet Jagielloński, Kraków

doktor nauk społecznych w zakresie nauk o polityce, pracuje w Zakładzie Ameryki Łacińskiej Instytutu Amerykanistyki i Studiów Polonijnych Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego. W 2018 roku obroniła rozprawę doktorską Ideologizacja polityki zagranicznej Argentyny w ramach Procesu Reorganizacji Narodowej 1976-1983. Przedmiotem jej naukowych zainteresowań jest polityka i historia państw latynoamerykańskich ze szczególnym uwzględnieniem Argentyny, wyzwania bezpieczeństwa w regionie Ameryki Łacińskiej i Karaibów oraz stosunki USA z Ameryką Łacińską.


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How to Cite

Lisińska, Magdalena. 2019. “Amerykańska Polityka Praw człowieka Wobec Argentyny W Czasie „brudnej wojny” 1976-1983”. Politeja 16 (2(59):299-325.