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

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Overview

This accessible book 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. Concise yet comprehensive coverage includes reasoning about human rights, debating their universality, and cross-cultural negotiations. For anyone interested in the advancement of human rights, and respectful of pluralism and the diversity of cultures and ways of life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780130408853
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 2/4/2005
  • Series: Basic Ethics in Action Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,051,390
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (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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