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Human Rights: Politics and Practice

Human Rights: Politics and Practice (3rd edn)  

Michael Goodhart

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2016
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191850790
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198708766.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780198708766
Human Rights: Politics and Practice provides an introduction to human rights. Combining political science, philosophy, law, and policy-making, the text provides a broad range ... More
1. Introduction to ideologyContesting the nature of the ‘good society’

1. Introduction to ideology: Contesting the nature of the ‘good society’  

Paul Wetherly

in Political Ideologies

Print Publication Year: 
May 2017
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191851032
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198727859.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198727859
This chapter explains what ideology is, why ideology is seen as a ‘contested concept’, and what roles ideology plays in politics and society. In particular, it analyses the basic conception ... More
1. Normative and Theoretical Foundations of Human Rights

1. Normative and Theoretical Foundations of Human Rights  

Anthony J. Langlois

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice (3rd edn)

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Mar 2016
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191850790
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198708766.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198708766
This chapter discusses the normative and theoretical foundations of human rights. More specifically, it examines the theoretical basis for the normative ideas advanced by those who use the ... More
2. Feminist and Activist Approaches to Human Rights

2. Feminist and Activist Approaches to Human Rights  

Ackerly Brooke

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice (3rd edn)

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Mar 2016
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191850790
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198708766.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198708766
This chapter explores the theoretical and political history of human rights that emerges out of the struggles that have been waged by feminists and other non-elites. It first considers the ... More
6. Sociological and Anthropological Approaches

6. Sociological and Anthropological Approaches  

Damien Short

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice (3rd edn)

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Mar 2016
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191850790
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198708766.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198708766
This chapter explores sociological and anthropological approaches to the study of human rights. Anthropologists and sociologists have typically been either positivists or relativists. ... More
18. Human Rights

18. Human Rights  

Michael Freeman

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2017
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191851001
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0018
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198737438
This chapter examines the concept of human rights, which derives primarily from the Charter of the United Nations adopted in 1945 immediately after World War II. It first provides a brief ... More

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