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Human Rights in Global Perspective

Anthropological Studies of Rights, Claims and Entitlements (Asa Monographs)

by Richard Wilson

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL7490759M
ISBN 100415304091
ISBN 109780415304092

BIARI alumni publication funding was granted to Critical Global Humanities alumnus, Jose-Manuel Barreto, to help publish the book, Human Rights from a Third World Perspective: Critique, History and International Law. The fourteen-chapter book, edited by Barreto, aims to compile a wealth of Third World interpretations of human rights, focusing in particular on the relationship between empires. Human Trafficking This book examines all forms of human trafficking globally, revealing inequalities in the world, the rise of conflicts, and possibly global cli-mate change. Coordinated efforts of government, civil society, the busi- Organized Crime and Human Rights in Durban in December , I was hosted and helped by Anthony Minnaar. InFile Size: 1MB. Women, Gender, and Human Rights is the first collection of essays that encompass a global perspective on women and a wide range of issues, including political and domestic violence, education, literacy, and reproductive rights. Most of the articles were written expressly for this volume by internationally known experts in the fields of. Human Rights in Global Politics There is a stark contradiction between the theory of universal human rights and the everyday practice of human wrongs. This timely volume investigates whether human rights abuses are a result of the failure of governments to live up .

“Human rights” is an expression that covers a wide range of aspects of human e x i s - tence considered essential for life in dignity and security. Some of these relate to the freedom of the individual to act as she or he pleases as long as that action d o e s not infringe on the rights and freedoms of others.


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