9780742523524

International Human Rights in the 21st Century Protecting the Rights of Groups

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  • ISBN13:

    9780742523524

  • ISBN10:

    0742523527

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-01-14
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Summary

The book emphasizes the long-term efforts to stabilize weak or failing societies and to develop democratic governments on which the protection of human rights ultimately depends.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
List of Acronyms
ix
Part I. From Individual to Group Rights
Stating the Problem of Group Rights
3(17)
Gene M. Lyons
James Mayall
In Defense of the Universal Declaration Model
20(29)
Jack Donnelly
Part II. The Case for Group Rights
Human Rights and Cultural Pluralism
49(23)
Jennifer Jackson-Preece
Indigenous Rights
72(28)
Hurst Hannum
Protecting the Human Rights of Women
100(41)
Eva Brems
Part III. The Role of International Society
Human Rights in Weak, Divided, and Threatened States
141(28)
Marc Weller
Enforcing Human Rights
169(31)
Nicholas J. Wheeler
Human Rights and International Politics
200(19)
James Mayall
Gene M. Lyons
Index 219(6)
About the Contributors 225

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