Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice / Edition 2

Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice / Edition 2

by Jack Donnelly
     
 

"This wide-ranging book looks at all aspects of human rights, drawing on political theory, sociology, and international relations as well as international law."—Foreign AffairsSee more details below

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"This wide-ranging book looks at all aspects of human rights, drawing on political theory, sociology, and international relations as well as international law."—Foreign Affairs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801440137
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2002
Series:
2/28/2003
Edition description:
2ND EDITION
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction1
Pt. IToward a Theory of Universal Human Rights
1The Concept of Human Rights7
2The Universal Declaration Model22
3Equal Concern and Respect38
Pt. IICultural Relativism and International Human Rights
4Markets, States, and "The West"57
5Non-Western Conceptions of Human Rights71
6Cultural Relativism and Universal Human Rights89
7Human Rights and "Asian Values"107
Pt. IIIHuman Rights and International Action
8International Human Rights Regimes127
9Human Rights and Foreign Policy155
10The Priority of National Action173
Pt. IVEssays on Contemporary Theory and Practice
11Democracy, Development, and Human Rights185
12Group Rights and Human Rights204
13Nondiscrimination for All: The Case of Sexual Minorities225
14Genocide and Humanitarian Intervention242
References261
Index287

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