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Human rights in the world

Robertson, A. H.

Human rights in the world

an introduction to the study of the international protection of human rights

by Robertson, A. H.

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Published by Manchester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin"s Press in Manchester [England], New York, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby A.H. Robertson and J.G. Merrills.
    ContributionsMerrills, J. G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3240.4 .R6 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 314 p. ;
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2213590M
    ISBN 100719022789
    LC Control Number89036489

    The initial impetus of the current human rights legal regime and movement was in reaction to the Nazi atrocities of World War II. Human Rights are importantly referred to in the United Nations Charter in both the Preamble and under Article 1 though only sparingly. The preamble of the UN Charter reaffirms "faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human . One frequently cited definition of human rights posits four necessary requirements: First, it must be possessed by all human beings, as well as only by human beings. Second, because it is the same right that all human beings possess, it must be possessed equally by all human beings. Third, because human rights are possessed by all human beings, weFile Size: KB.

    Previous Best Human Rights Books lists: , and This year, our Best Human Rights Books list will be published quarterly. With so many great books out . In his latest book, Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World (Harvard, ), Professor Samuel Moyn explores the social and economic history of human rights alongside the inequalities that resulted from the triumph of neoliberal globalization. In a tightly-focused tour of the history of distributive ideals, Moyn invites a new and more layered understanding of the nature of human .

    Human Rights in the Arab World: Independent Voices offers perspectives from those at the forefront of research on human rights and Islam, globalization, transnational advocacy, and the politics of key states such as Egypt, Morocco, and Yemen. Some chapters provide essential historical background to current political realities, while others Cited by: 3.   The book takes the form of an intervention into two huge historical debates, the first about the history of neoliberalism and the second about the history of human rights, a field whose current.


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