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The Global Struggle for Human Rights Universal Principles in World Politics by Debra L. DeLaet

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Published by Wadsworth Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Textbooks,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Human rights,
  • 1989-,
  • World politics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7786601M
ISBN 100534635725
ISBN 109780534635725

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About This Product. THE GLOBAL STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS combines uniquely strong coverage of human rights in relation to gender equity, feminist perspectives, and sexual orientation with the theme of a universal perspective on human rights that is sensitive to cultural differences and diversity among and within nations. Explore the tension between state sovereignty and human rights, genocide, economic rights, and various concepts of justice as they relate to the promotion of fundamental human rights with THE GLOBAL STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS: UNIVERSAL PRINCIPLES IN WORLD POLITICS/5. THE GLOBAL STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS combines uniquely strong coverage of human rights in relation to gender equity, feminist perspectives, and sexual orientation with the theme of a universal perspective on human rights that is sensitive to cultural differences and . Covers human rights in relation to gender equity, feminist perspectives, and sexual orientation and suggests a universal perspective on human rights sensitive to cultural differences and diversity This book explores human rights law and the question of whether human rights are universal.

The International Struggle for New Human Rights is the first book to address these issues. Focusing on activists who advance new rights, the book introduces a framework for understanding critical strategies and conflicts involved in the struggle to persuade the human rights movement to move beyond traditional problems and embrace pressing new ones. THE GLOBAL STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS combines uniquely strong coverage of human rights in relation to gender equity, feminist perspectives, and sexual orientation with the theme of a universal perspective on human rights that is sensitive to cultural differences and diversity among and within nations. The book is also comprehensive and accessible in its discussion of human rights law and the. Rights in Rebellion examines the global discourse of human rights and its influence on the local culture, identity, and forms of resistance. Through a multi-sited ethnography of various groups in the indigenous communities of Chiapas, Mexico — from paramilitaries to a Zapatista community, an indigenous human rights organization, and the Zapatista Good Governance Councils — [ ]. Professor and author Eric Weitz speaks about his book, “A World Divided: The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation States,” a global history of the fate of human rights in a world of nation-states. The book also explains the origins of many of today’s crises, from the existence of more than 65 million refugees and migrants worldwide to the growth of right-wing nationalism.