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The future of human rights

U.S. policy for a new era

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights -- Government policy -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-312).

    Statementedited by William F. Schulz.
    SeriesPennsylvania studies in human rights
    ContributionsSchulz, William F.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC599.U5 F87 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 314 p. ;
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16946194M
    ISBN 100812241118
    ISBN 109780812241112
    LC Control Number2008295367

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    the concept of human rights, this essay will examine the tensions between human rights and state sovereignty, the challenges to the universality of human rights, the enumeration of rights recognized by the international community, and the means available to translate the high aspirations of human rights into practice. II. Drawing on the author’s extensive experience as a leading human rights scholar and activist, The Future of Human Rights offers a broad and authoritative guide to the big questions in global human rights governance today. The book is now available from Polity.

      This title was first published in Theories of human rights are important, as they can be a means to challenging entrenched and oppressive power. These key essays take a philosophical approach to human rights, questioning dominant theories and offering different perspectives on their application. Peering into the future of human rights law is akin to sizing up the promise and failings of the human soul. To understand the past and present of human rights can be a way of understanding what collectively we may become in the future, a profoundly important task to which this book is dedicated.


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