Human Rights: Old Problems, New Possibilities

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David Kinley, Wojciech Sadurski, Kevin Walton
Edward Elgar Publishing, Nov 29, 2013 - Political Science - 272 pages
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Encouraging new thinking about conventional understandings of human rights, this book will strongly appeal to international lawyers, legal and political philosophers, as well as graduate students and upper-level undergraduate students in law and philos

 

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Contents

moral or legal?
1
2 Human rights as moral rights
27
3 Are we violating the human rights of the worlds poor?
40
on Pogges analysis of human rights violations today
73
tradeoff or productive tension?
89
6 The particularism of human rights discourse
113
good companions
145
human rights democracy and constitutionalism as material topoi of legitimacy
170
a new solution to the liberalcommunitarian problem?
201
10 Four human rights myths
217
11 Where hope meets expectation between human rights idealism and pragmatism
236
Index
257
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Wojciech Sadurski Professor of Law at The University of Sydney.

Walton spent two years in Antarctica between 1945-1948, when fieldwork was in its infancy. He is an author

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