9780415774567

Contemporary Human Rights Ideas

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415774567

  • ISBN10:

    041577456X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-05-28
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

In international relations today, there are serious debates about problems of global terrorism and security, extreme poverty, relations among people of differing religious or beliefs, genocide and gross violations of human rights, and global governance. Leaders of government and civil society, and the academic world, are in need of policy and normative frameworks for treading the way forward in responding to these global challenges. Contemporary human rights ideas provide the frame of reference and the anchor points for addressing these issues. Human rights provide benchmarks for the conduct of governments and the management of international relations. Building on the principles of the United Nations Charter they provide the indispensable normative and policy framework of the international community for determining the legitimacy of governments and for arbitrating issues of justice in our times. Contemporary Human Rights Ideas provides a short and accessibleintroduction to the key human rights concepts, the current debates about human rights, strategies and institutions for taking forward the global implementation of human rights, and the core messages that need to be imparted to students and the public at large.

Table of Contents

List of tablesp. xii
Forewordsp. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xx
List of Abbreviationsp. xxiii
Introductionp. 1
History: shared heritage, common strugglep. 8
Human rights in the world communityp. 28
International obligationp. 42
Universalityp. 53
Equalityp. 62
Democracyp. 73
Developmentp. 85
International cooperation and dialoguep. 98
Protectionp. 115
Justice, remedy, and reparationp. 142
Conclusionp. 153
Notesp. 162
Select bibliographyp. 177
Indexp. 179
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