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Understanding Social Action, Promoting Human Rights

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ISBN-10: 0195371909

ISBN-13: 9780195371901

Edition: 2012

Authors: Ryan Goodman, Derek Jinks, Andrew K. Woods

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InUnderstanding Social Action, Promoting Human Rights, editors Ryan Goodman, Derek Jinks, and Andrew K. Woods bring together a stellar group of contributors from across the social sciences to apply a broad yet conceptually unified array of advanced social science research concepts to the study of human rights and human rights law. The book focus on three key methodological and substantive areas: actors, or social and political perspectives, including behavioral economics; communication, covering linguistics, media studies, and social entrepreneurship; and groups, via organizational theory, political economy, social movements, and complexity theory. Their goal is to provide a more…    
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Book details

List price: $53.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/30/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 9.21" wide x 6.10" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Ryan Goodman is Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and Director of the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School.

Introduction: Social Science and Human Rights
The Psychology of Social Norms and the Promotion of Human Rights
Why Can't We Sell Human Rights Like We Sell Soap?
The Reasons for Compliance with Law
Can International Law Stop Genocide When Our Moral Intuitions Fail Us?
Human Rights: An Evolutionary and Behavioral Perspective
Moral Grammar and Human Rights: Some Reflections on Cognitive Science and Enlightenment Rationalism
Parochialism as a Result of Cognitive Biases
Networks and Politics: The Case of Human Rights
Barriers to Dispute Resolution: Reflections on Peacemaking and Relationships between Adversaries
The Difference It Makes