Human rights from a Third World perspective : critique, history and international law /

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Imprint:Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013.
Description:1 online resource (ix, 453 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Human rights -- Developing countries.
Social & political philosophy.
Globalization.
Human rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
Human rights.
Menschenrecht
Developing countries.
Entwicklungsländer
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11235429
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Other authors / contributors:Barreto, José-Manuel.
ISBN:9781443866453
1443866458
9781443840583
1443840580
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:Globalization, interdisciplinarity, and the critique of the Eurocentric canon are transforming the theory and practice of human rights. This collection takes up the point of view of the colonized in order to unsettle and supplement the conventional understanding of human rights. Putting together insights coming from Decolonial Thinking, the Third World Approach to International Law (TWAIL), Radical Black Theory and Subaltern Studies, the authors construct a new history and theory of human rig ...
Other form:Print version: Human rights from a Third World perspective 9781443840583