ISBN-10:
0415951607
ISBN-13:
9780415951609
Pub. Date:
07/01/2006
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The Human Rights Reader: Major Political Essays, Speeches and Documents From the Bible to the Present / Edition 2

The Human Rights Reader: Major Political Essays, Speeches and Documents From the Bible to the Present / Edition 2

by Micheline R. Ishay

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ISBN-13: 9780415951609
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/01/2006
Edition description: REV
Pages: 592
Sales rank: 621,657
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Micheline Ishay is Professor at the Joesph Korbel School of International Studies at University of Denver, where she is Director of the human rights program. She has been a Visiting Professor at The University of Tel Aviv, the University of Maryland, and as Lady Davis Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and speaks regularly on a variety of human rights and foreign policy issues. Ishay is the author or editor of The History of Human Rights (2004), The Nationalism Reader (1999), and Internationalism and Its Betrayal (1995).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Human Rights: Historical and Contemporary Controversies Part 1: The Origins: Secular, Asian and Monotheistic Traditions Part 2: The Legacy of Liberalism and the Enlightenment Part 3: The Socialist Contribution and the Industrial Age Part 4: The Right to Self-Determination and the Imperial Age Part 5: Human Rights in the Era of Globalization Part 6: Human Rights and Legal Documents: A Brief Historical Narrative

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