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Human Rights: Politics and Practice is the first comprehensive textbook for politics students. It offers an unparalleled breadth and depth of coverage, with 20 chapters written by international experts. Seven chapters introduce the main theoretical issues and challenges in the study of human rights as a political phenomenon, addressing normative foundations, international law, measurement, international relations, comparative politics, sociological and anthropological approaches, and theideological (mis)use of human rights. Thirteen thematic chapters then offer detailed analysis and case studies of key issues in the politics and practice of human rights, such as economic globalization, genocide, the environment, and humanitarian intervention. These chapters allow students to deepen their theoretical understanding whilelearning about important contemporary developments. The book is accompanied by an extensive Online Resource Centre, enhancing student learning and providing valuable support for lecturers. For Students:Individual thinking exercisesMonthly updates Links to key documentsWeb linksFlashcard glossaryFor Lecturers:Test BankEssay questionsClass activities and assignmentsPowerPoint slides
Table of Contents
|Politics and Practice|
|Human Rights and Politics|
|Normative and Theoretical Foundations of Human Rights|
|Human Rights in International Law|
|Measuring and Monitoring Human Rights|
|Human Rights in International Relations|
|Human Rights in Comparative Politics|
|Ideological (Mis)use of Human Rights|
|Human Rights in Practice|
|NGOs and Global Civil Society|
|Development and Conditionality|
|Economic Globalization and Human Rights|
|Violence against Women/Human Trafficking|
|Rights of Children|
|Migrants and Refugees|
|Group and Indigenous Rights|
|Truth and Reconciliation|
|The Future of Human Rights|
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