Handbook of human rights /

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Imprint:Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, c2012.
Description:xxiii, 744 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series:Routledge international handbooks
Routledge international handbooks.
Subject:Human rights -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Human rights.
Handbooks and manuals.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8515748
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Other authors / contributors:Cushman, Thomas, 1959- ed.
ISBN:9780415480239 (hardback)
041548023X (hardback)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:"In mapping out the field of human rights for those studying and researching within both humanities and social science disciplines, the Handbook of Human Rights provides not only a solid foundation for the reader who wants to learn the basic parameters of the field, but also promotes new thinking and frameworks for the study of human rights in the twenty-first century. The Handbook comprises of nearly sixty individual contributions from key figures around the world, which are grouped according to eight key areas of discussion: - foundations and critiques - new frameworks for understanding human rights - world religious traditions and human rights - social, economic, group and collective rights - critical perspectives on human rights organizations, institutions, and practices - law and human rights - narrative and aesthetic dimension of rights - geographies of rights In its presentation and analysis of the traditional core history and topics, critical perspectives, human rights culture, and current practice, this Handbook proves a valuable resource for all students and researchers with an interest in human rights"--Provided by publisher.
Table of Contents:
  • Philosophical foundations of human rights / Andrew Fagan
  • The metaphysical foundations of natural rights / Edward Feser
  • Kant's theory of human rights / Luigi Caranti
  • Hate speech, human rights, and G.W.F Hegel / Richard Mullender
  • Hannah Arendt on human rights / Roger Berkowitz
  • Democracy as human rights / Michael Goodhart
  • Human rights, justice and pluralism / Fabrizio Sciacca
  • Human rights and democracy / Luigi Caranti
  • Cosmopolitanism and human rights / Robert Fine
  • A critique of positive rights / Tibor R. Machan
  • Nonsense on stilts / Roger Scruton
  • Communitarian critique of human rights / Amitai Etzioni
  • What are human rights? : Four schools of thought / Marie-Benedicte Dembour
  • Social suffering and human rights / Iain Wilkinson
  • Human rights as cultural practices / Fuyuki Kurasawa
  • Human rights as status relations : a sociological approach to understanding human rights / Murray Milner, Jr.
  • Becoming irrelevant : the curious history of anthropology and human rights / Mark Goodale
  • Economics and human rights / Lorenz Blume
  • Rights, reform and resources : Malthusian reflections on scarcity and old age / Bryan S. Turner
  • Buddhism and human rights / Damien Keown
  • Christianity and human rights / Esther D. Reed
  • Confucianism and human rights / Justin Tiwald
  • Islamic conceptions of human rights / Irene Oh
  • A non-religious basis for the idea of human rights : the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as overlapping consensus / Ari Kohen
  • Group rights : a defense / David Ingram
  • Economic rights : past, present, and future / Gerald J. Beyer
  • Language rights : the forgotten dimension of human rights / Stephen May
  • Children's rights / David Archard
  • The development of international child law : the definition of "the child" and implementation mechanisms / Jenny Kuper
  • The right to food / Claire Apodaca
  • The rights of refugees / Hakan G. Sicakkan
  • The rights of the disabled / Doris Zames Fleischer
  • Fetal rights / Jonathan B. Imber
  • The human rights of the elderly / Frédéric Mégre
  • Environmental human rights / Richard P. Hiskes
  • Climate change and human rights / Nancy Tuana
  • The tension between reace and justice in the age of peace-building / Henry F. Carey
  • Social responsibility and human rights / Morton Winston
  • The ethics of international human rights non-governmental organizations / Daniel A. Bell
  • International financial institutions and their impacts on human rights : current and prospective research / M. Rodwan Abouharb
  • Transnational corporations and human rights / Elena Pariotti
  • Reparations for human rights abuses / Ereshnee Naidu and John Torpey
  • Memory and human rights / Daniel Levy and Natan Sznaider
  • Truth commissions and human rights / Margaret Urban Walker
  • The international rights of migrants / Raquel Aldana
  • The humanitarian-human rights nexus : a global culture perspective / Joshua J. Yates
  • Bystanders to human rights abuses : a psychosocial perspective / Irene Bruna Seu
  • The proportionality problem and human rights NGOs / Don A. Habibi
  • Jewish non-governmental organizations / Michael Galchinsky
  • Have human rights failed humans? : The discord between human prosperity and human rights / Mirko Bagaric
  • International law and human rights / Brian D. Lepard
  • The prosecution of human rights abuses / Dan Saxon
  • International human rights law and the war on terror / Robert J. Delahunty and John Yoo
  • Cultures of rescue and the global transit in human rights narratives / Sidonie Smith
  • Literature and human rights / Kerry Bystrom
  • Theater and human rights / Florian Becker and Brenda Werth
  • Architecture and human rights / Graeme Bristol
  • Photography without borders / Ariella Azoulay
  • Human rights in China as an interdisciplinary field : history, current debates, and new approaches / Marina Svensson
  • Human rights and human rights violations in the Southern Cone / Luis Roniger and Mario Sznajder
  • Human rights in the African state / Bonny Ibhawoh.