Human Rights

Titre : Human Rights
Auteur : P. Peter R. Baehr
Éditeur : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN-13 : 9041102108
Libération : 1996-03-22

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Human Rights and Chinese Tradition, Xia Yong.

On Human Rights

Titre : On Human Rights
Auteur : James Griffin
Éditeur : OUP Oxford
ISBN-13 : 9780191623417
Libération : 2009-08-27

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What is a human right? How can we tell whether a proposed human right really is one? How do we establish the content of particular human rights, and how do we resolve conflicts between them? These are pressing questions for philosophers, political theorists, jurisprudents, international lawyers, and activists. James Griffin offers answers in his compelling new investigation of the foundations of human rights. First, On Human Rights traces the idea of a natural right from its origin in the late Middle Ages, when the rights were seen as deriving from natural laws, through the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, when the original theological background was progressively dropped and 'natural law' emptied of most of its original meaning. By the end of the Enlightenment, the term 'human rights' (droits de l'homme) appeared, marking the purge of the theological background. But the Enlightenment, in putting nothing in its place, left us with an unsatisfactory, incomplete idea of a human right. Griffin shows how the language of human rights has become debased. There are scarcely any accepted criteria, either in the academic or the public sphere, for correct use of the term. He takes on the task of showing the way towards a determinate concept of human rights, based on their relation to the human status that we all share. He works from certain paradigm cases, such as freedom of expression and freedom of worship, to more disputed cases such as welfare rights - for instance the idea of a human right to health. His goal is a substantive account of human rights - an account with enough content to tell us whether proposed rights really are rights. Griffin emphasizes the practical as well as theoretical urgency of this goal: as the United Nations recognized in 1948 with its Universal Declaration, the idea of human rights has considerable power to improve the lot of humanity around the world. We can't do without the idea of human rights, and we need to get clear about it. It is our job now - the job of this book - to influence and develop the unsettled discourse of human rights so as to complete the incomplete idea.

Perspectives on Health and Human Rights

Titre : Perspectives on Health and Human Rights
Auteur : Sofia Gruskin
Éditeur : Psychology Press
ISBN-13 : 0415948061
Libération : 2005

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This anthology of articles collected by a cast of award-winning scholars in the field of public health illustrates that promoting and protecting human rights is fundamental to promoting and protecting health. New issues covered in this volume include: emerging technologies; family and health; responding to violence; and methods and strategies.

Human Rights

Titre : Human Rights
Auteur : Bertrand G. Ramcharan
Éditeur : BRILL
ISBN-13 : 9024721458
Libération : 1979

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Published under the auspices of the International Forum on Human Rights.

Human Rights In A Changing World

Titre : Human Rights In A Changing World
Auteur : P Sukumar Nair
Éditeur : Gyan Publishing House
ISBN-13 : 8178359014
Libération : 2011-01-01

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Papers presented at the National Seminar on 'Human Rights in a Changing World', held at Pandalam.

Human Rights

Titre : Human Rights
Auteur : Eva Brems
Éditeur : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN-13 : 9041116184
Libération : 2001-05-15

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

Titre : Encyclopedia of Human Rights
Auteur : David P. Forsythe
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 9780195334029
Libération : 2009

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David P. Forsythe A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Encyclopedia of Human Rights Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Abdication of Responsibility

Titre : Abdication of Responsibility
Auteur :
Éditeur : Human Rights Watch
ISBN-13 : 1564320472
Libération : 1991

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A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Abdication of Responsibility Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Human Rights at the UN

Titre : Human Rights at the UN
Auteur : Roger Normand
Éditeur : Indiana University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780253000118
Libération : 2008-01-09

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Human rights activists Roger Normand and Sarah Zaidi provide a broad political history of the emergence and development of the human rights movement in the 20th century through the crucible of the United Nations, focusing on the hopes and expectations, concrete power struggles, national rivalries, and bureaucratic politics that molded the international system of human rights law. The book emphasizes the period before and after the creation of the UN, when human rights ideas and proposals were shaped and transformed by the hard-edged realities of power politics and bureaucratic imperatives. It also analyzes the expansion of the human rights framework in response to demands for equitable development after decolonization and organized efforts by women, minorities, and other disadvantaged groups to secure international recognition of their rights.

Studying Human Rights

Titre : Studying Human Rights
Auteur : Todd Landman
Éditeur : Psychology Press
ISBN-13 : 0415326052
Libération : 2006

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This book draws on key theories and methods from the social sciences to develop a framework for the systematic study of human rights problems. It argues that solid empirical analysis of human rights problems rests on examining the observable practices from state and non-state actors that constitute human rights violations to provide plausible explanations for their occurrence and provide deeper understanding of their meaning. Such explanations and understanding draws on the theoretical insights from rational, structural and cultural approaches in the social sciences. This book includes: an outline of the scope of human rights the terrain of key actors that have an impact on human rights a summary of the social science theories, methods and measures for studying human rights a separate treatment of global comparative studies, truth commissions, and human rights impact assessment. Studying Human Rights is the first book to use the synthesis of social sciences approaches to studying human rights and its quantitative and qualitative approach provides useful insights. This book makes a unique contribution to the existent literature on human rights and is an invaluable tool for both scholars and practitioners of this area.