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Making Sense of Human Rights

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ISBN-10: 140514534X

ISBN-13: 9781405145343

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: James Nickel

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This new edition explains and defends the conception of human rights found in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) and subsequent treaties. Also, it addresses questions about what human rights are, what their content is or should be, and whether they can be justified.
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Book details

List price: $118.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/2/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 276
Size: 6.30" wide x 9.40" long x 1.14" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Introduction
The Contemporary Idea of Human Rights
Human Rights as Rights
Making Sense of Human Rights
Starting Points for Justifying Human Rights
A Framework for Justifying Specific Rights
The List Question
Due Process Rights and Terrorist Emergencies
Economic Liberties as Fundamental Freedoms
Social Rights as Human Rights
Minority Rights
Eight Responses to the Relativist
The Good Sense in Human Rights
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Bibliography and References
Index