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Author Freeman, Michael, 1936-

Title Human rights : an interdisciplinary approach / Michael Freeman

Publ Info Cambridge, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Polity Press, 2011
Edition Second edition
 CCRI-Newport  JC571 .F675 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  JC571 .F675 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 241 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Key concepts series
Key concepts (Polity Press)
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [212]-234) and index
Contents Introduction: thinking about human rights -- Origins : the rise and fall of natural rights -- After 1945 : the new age of rights -- Theories of human rights -- The role of the social sciences -- Universality, diversity and difference : culture and human rights -- The politics of human rights -- Globalization, development and poverty : economics and human rights -- Human rights in the twenty-first century
Note Introducing readers to the theory and practice of human rights, this text emphasises how the experiences of the victims of human rights violations are related to legal, philosophical and social-scientific approaches to human rights
LC subject Human rights
ISBN 9780745639659 (hbk.)
0745639658 (hbk.)
9780745639666 (pbk.)
0745639666 (pbk.)