|Publisher||Cornell University Press|
|Media type||Print (hardback and paperback)|
Keepers of the Flame: Understanding Amnesty International is a book by the British political scientist Stephen Hopgood. The book examines the history, structure and internal culture of the human rights organization Amnesty International. Published in 2006 by Cornell University Press, Keepers of the Flame received the Best Book on Human Rights award from the American Political Science Association the following year.
The book combines both a journalistic and an anthropological approach and is based on interviews, archival information, and participant observation carried out by Hopgood at Amnesty International in 2002–2003.
- American Political Science Association (2011). Best Book on Human Rights winners
- Anderson, Kenneth (December 2008). Book Review: Stephen Hopgood, Keepers of the Flame: Understanding Amnesty International, International History Review, Vol. 30, No. 4, p. 911, December 2008
- Ron, James (2007). Book Review: Stephen Hopgood, Keepers of the Flame: Understanding Amnesty International, Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp 213-215.
- Stephen Hopgood (7 June 2006). "Amnesty International: the politics of morality". openDemocracy (Hopgood outlines the main points arising from his research at Amnesty International and the basic thesis of Keepers of the Flame.)