Human Rights, Inc.: The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law / Edition 3

Human Rights, Inc.: The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law / Edition 3

by Joseph R. Slaughter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0823228177

ISBN-13: 9780823228171

Pub. Date: 12/17/2007

Publisher: Fordham University Press


About the Author:
Joseph R. Slaughter is Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University  See more details below

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About the Author:
Joseph R. Slaughter is Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823228171
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
12/17/2007
Edition description:
3
Pages:
436
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     vii
Preamble: The Legibility of Human Rights     1
Novel Subjects and Enabling Fictions: The Formal Articulation of International Human Rights Law     45
Becoming Plots: Human Rights, the Bildungsroman, and the Novelization of Citizenship     86
Normalizing Narrative Forms of Human Rights: The (Dys)Function of the Public Sphere     140
Compulsory Development: Narrative Self-Sponsorship and the Right to Self-Determination     205
Clefs a Roman: Reading, Writing, and International Humanitarianism     270
Codicil: Intimations of a Human Rights International: "The Rights of Man; or What Are We [Reading] For?"     317
Notes     329
Bibliography     389
Index     419

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