Contentious History of the International Bill of Human Right (BOK)

Christopher N J Roberts

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Today, the idea of human rights enjoys near-universal support; yet, there is deep disagreement about what human rights actually are - their true source of origin, how to study them, and how best to address their deficits. In this sweeping historical exploration, Christopher N. J. Roberts traces these contemporary conflicts back to their moments of inception and shows how more than a half century ago, a series of contradictions worked their way into the International Bill of Human Rights, the foundation of the modern system of human rights. By viewing human rights as representations of human relations that emerge from struggle, this book charts a new path into the subject of human rights and offers a novel theory and methodology for rigorous empirical study.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Christopher N J Roberts
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9781107601635
Antall sider 255 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 2,1cm
Vekt 402 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form International human rights law