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)
Subject:Human rights -- Developing countries.
Social & political philosophy.
Human rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
Human rights.
Developing countries.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Barreto, José-Manuel.
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

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