Universal human rights in theory and practice / Jack Donnelly.

By: Donnelly, JackMaterial type: TextTextIthaca, New York : Cornell University Press, c2013Edition: Third editionDescription: x, 320 pages ; 23 cmContent type: rdacontent Media type: rdamedia Carrier type: rdacarrierISBN: 9780801450952 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780801477706 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Civil rights | Human rights | Cultural relativismLOC classification: JC 571 | D66 2013Online resources: Book review (H-Net)
Contents:
Part I. Toward a theory of human rights 1. The concept of human rights 2. The universal declaration model 3. Economic rights and group rights 4. Equal concern and respect
Part II. The universality and relativity of human rights 5. A brief history of human rights 6. The relative universality of human rights 7. Universality in a World of particularities
Part III. Human rights and human dignity 8. Dignity : particularistic and universalistic conceptions in the West 9. Humanity, dignity, and politics in Confucian China 10. Humans and society in Hindu South Asia
Part IV. Human rights and international action 11. International human rights regime 12. Human rights and foreign policy
Part V. Contemporary Issues 13. Human rights, democracy, and development 14. The West and economic and social rights 15. Humanitarian intervention against genocide 16. Nondiscrimination for all : the case of sexual minorities
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part I. Toward a theory of human rights 1. The concept of human rights 2. The universal declaration model 3. Economic rights and group rights 4. Equal concern and respect

Part II. The universality and relativity of human rights 5. A brief history of human rights 6. The relative universality of human rights 7. Universality in a World of particularities

Part III. Human rights and human dignity 8. Dignity : particularistic and universalistic conceptions in the West 9. Humanity, dignity, and politics in Confucian China 10. Humans and society in Hindu South Asia

Part IV. Human rights and international action 11. International human rights regime 12. Human rights and foreign policy

Part V. Contemporary Issues 13. Human rights, democracy, and development 14. The West and economic and social rights 15. Humanitarian intervention against genocide 16. Nondiscrimination for all : the case of sexual minorities

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