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" Margalit defines humiliation as: [A]ny sort of behavior or condition that constitutes a sound reason for a person to consider his or her self-respect injured.11 However, the notion of self-respect is ambiguous too. "
The Decent Society - Page 9
by Avishai Margalit - 1998 - 318 pages
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Reflections on International Law from the Low Countries: In Honour of Paul ...

Paul J. I. M. De Waart, Erik M. G. Denters, Nico Schrijver - Law - 1998 - 507 pages
...respect for the human body—has already been eradicated. Humiliation then, is 'any sort of behaviour or condition that constitutes a sound reason for a...person to consider his or her self-respect injured'. Margalit is an Israeli who knows the history of ultimate humiliation through the holocaust and who...
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Aiding Violence: The Development Enterprise in Rwanda

Peter Uvin - Business & Economics - 1998 - 275 pages
...fascinating book The Decent Society (1996, 1, 9), we can define humiliation as "any sort of behavior that constitutes a sound reason for a person to consider his or her self-respect injured." Such humiliation, Margalit goes on to explain in a way that resembles our discussion of structural...
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Fundamentals of Sentencing Theory: Essays in Honour of Andrew Von Hirsch

Andrew Ashworth, Martin Wasik - Law - 1998 - 300 pages
...rejection of a person from the human commonwealth and the loss of basic control. The former provides a sound reason for a person to consider his or her self-respect to be injured, and the latter is the effect of diminished self-respect. It is Margalit's task to show...
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Proceedings of the Forty-eighth Pugwash Conference on Science and World ...

Joseph Rotblat - Political Science - 2001 - 456 pages
...dehumanization. The political philosopher Avishai Margalit defines humiliation as "any sort of behaviour or condition that constitutes a sound reason for a...person to consider his or her self-respect injured". In his book The Decent Society Margalit shows that humiliation and dehumanization matter not only because...
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Public School Safety: A Handbook, with a Resource Guide

Joseph P. Hester - Education - 2015 - 206 pages
...Margalit discusses the foundations of human decency in terms of "humiliation;" that is, in terms ot any "sort of behavior or condition that constitutes...person to consider his or her self-respect injured." "Humiliation" is further defined as "a break in a person's ability to be selfsufficient in satisfying...
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Dignity and Daily Practice: The Case of Lone Mothers in Costa Rica

Monica Budowski - Social Science - 2005 - 269 pages
...Humiliation is the "rejection of a person from the human commonwealth and ... the loss of basic control."73 "Humiliation is any sort of behavior or condition...reason for a person to consider his or her self-respect injured."74 Thus humiliation, like other violations of human rights, targets the core of human worth...
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How Terrorism Is Wrong: Morality and Political Violence

Virginia Held - Philosophy - 2008 - 224 pages
...inquiry.44 Avishai Margalit is one of the few philosophers who has written about humiliation. He sees it as "any sort of behavior or condition that constitutes...reason for a person to consider his or her self-respect injured."46 He sees the decent society as one "whose institutions do not humiliate people."46 This...
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The Capability Approach: Concepts, Measures and Applications

Flavio Comim, Mozaffar Qizilbash, Sabina Alkire - Business & Economics - 2008
...we define it in the same terms as Avishai Margalit defined humiliation, ie as 'any sort of behaviour or condition that constitutes a sound reason for a...person to consider his or her self-respect injured' (Margalit 1998: 9). Accordingly, the 'ability to appear in public without shame' can be interpreted...
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