Human Rights and Global Diversity (Basic Ethics in Action Series) / Edition 1

Human Rights and Global Diversity (Basic Ethics in Action Series) / Edition 1

by R. Paul Churchill
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130408859

ISBN-13: 9780130408853

Pub. Date: 02/04/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This accessible text defends human rights as truly universal for all persons globally, while respecting the importance of plurality and cultural diversity. It is unique, as well, in discussing cross-cultural negotiations regarding human rights. The book shows that there is no inherent contradiction between human rights norms and social and cultural values,

Overview

This accessible text defends human rights as truly universal for all persons globally, while respecting the importance of plurality and cultural diversity. It is unique, as well, in discussing cross-cultural negotiations regarding human rights. The book shows that there is no inherent contradiction between human rights norms and social and cultural values, practices, and forms of life worthy of preservation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130408853
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/04/2005
Series:
Basic Ethics in Action Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Reasoning about Human Rights.

2. Debating the Universality of Human Rights.

3. Human Rights and Cross-Cultural Negotiations.

Appendix A. List of Human Rights Treaties and Covenants.

Appendix B. List of Major Human Rights NGOs.

Index.

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