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Human Rights in Global Politics

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ISBN-10: 052164643X

ISBN-13: 9780521646437

Edition: 1999

Authors: Tim Dunne, Nicholas J. Wheeler

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This timely volume investigates whether human rights abuses are a result of the failure of governments to live up to a universal human rights standard, or whether the search for moral universals is a fundamentally flawed enterprise.
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Book details

List price: $35.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/28/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Introduction: human rights and the fifty years'
Theories of Human Rights
Three tyrannies of human rights
The social construction of international human rights
Universal human rights: a critique Chris Brown
Non-ethnocentric universalism Bhikhu Parekh
Towards an ethic of global responsibility Mary Midgley
The Practices of Human Wrongs
The challenge of genocide and genocidal politics in an era of globalisation Richard Falk
Transnational civil society Mary Kaldor
Global voices: civil society and the media in global crises Martin Shaw
Refugees: a global human rights and security crisis Gil Loescher
The silencing of women Georgina Ashworth
Power, principles and prudence: protecting human right in a divided world Andrew Hurrell
Conclusion: learning beyond frontiers Ken Booth and Tim Dunne