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The Future of International Human Rights

The Future of International Human Rights

by Burns Weston, Stephen P. Marks


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781571050984
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/01/1999
Pages: 530
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Burns H. Weston is the Bessie Dutton Murray Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus at The University of Iowa School of Law and Director of the University's Center for Human Rights.

Stephen P. Marks is Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights at Harvard School of Public Health.

Table of Contents

Contributors; Preface; Foreword: Human Rights in Transformation: From the Last Fifty Years to the Next Fifty Mary Robinson; Prologue: The Dead Have Nothing to Lose by
Telling the Truth Marvin Bell; A Half Century of Human Rights: Geopolitics and Values Richard A. Falk; Capabilities, Human Rights, and the Universal Declaration Martha C. Nussbaum; The Universality of Human Rights in a Multicultured World: Toward Respectful Decision-Making Burns H. Weston; Voices of Suffering, Fragmented Universality, and the
Future of Human Rights Upendra Baxi; Contesting Globalization: A Feminist Perspective on the Future of Human Rights Anne Orford; Globalization and Human Rights: Clash of Universal Aspirations and Special Interests Kamal Hossain; Reflections on the Future of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights Yozo Yokota; Reflections on the Future of Civil and Political Rights Rein Müllerson; Strengthening the Norms of International Humanitarian
Law to Combat Impunity M. Cherif Bassiouni; The United Nations and Human Rights: The Promise of Multilateral Diplomacy and Action Stephen P. Marks; The Promise of Regional Human Rights Systems Dinah Shelton; Reconciliation and Justice: The South African Experience John Dugard; Human Rights and the Promise of Transnational Civil Society Julie A. Mertus; Appendix I: Universal Declaration of Human Rights; Appendix II: International Convenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Appendix III: International Convenant on; Civil and Political Rights; Index

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