Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Author: Eric Puybaret

Publisher: United Nations Publications

ISBN: 9789211014921

Category: Law

Page: 44

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Powerful, moving, simple and forceful, the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights speaks to us all -- about our ideals, about hope, about the sort of world we want to create and live in. Bought to vivid life by illustrator Michel Streich, this edition of the "Universal Declaration of Human Rights" marries the forceful words of the Declaration with a series of striking yet simple illustrations, making us see afresh the power, hope and idealism contained in these words. The perfect gift for any thinking person.
Posted in Law

Human rights

problems and perspectives

Author: Rani Ponnaian

Publisher: N.A


Category: Political Science

Page: 256

View: 6196

Contributed articles with reference to India.
Posted in Political Science

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Author: Michel Streich

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 174176632X

Category: Political Science

Page: 72

View: 6904

A vivid and strikingly illustrated edition of the United Nation's Declaration of Human Rights.
Posted in Political Science

Human Rights

Chinese and Dutch Perspectives

Author: P. Peter R. Baehr,Jacqueline Smith

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9789041102102

Category: Political Science

Page: 160

View: 1582

Human Rights and Chinese Tradition, Xia Yong.
Posted in Political Science

Human Rights

Thirty Years After the Universal Declaration : Commemorative Volume on the Occasion of the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Author: Bertrand G. Ramcharan

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789024721450

Category: Human Rights

Page: 274

View: 2188

Published under the auspices of the International Forum on Human Rights.
Posted in Human Rights

Human Rights

Commitment and Betrayal

Author: M. G. Chitkara

Publisher: APH Publishing

ISBN: 9788170247272

Category: Civil rights

Page: 306

View: 1660

Posted in Civil rights

Human Rights

Author: Robert McCorquodale

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351777602

Category: Social Science

Page: 632

View: 9772

This title was first published in 2003. Theories of human rights are important, as they can be a means to challenging entrenched and oppressive power. These key essays take a philosophical approach to human rights, questioning dominant theories and offering different perspectives on their application.
Posted in Social Science

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Origins, Drafting, and Intent

Author: Johannes Morsink

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 9780812217476

Category: Political Science

Page: 378

View: 1234

Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Book for 1999 Born of a shared revulsion against the horrors of the Holocaust, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has become the single most important statement of international ethics. It was inspired by and reflects the full scope of President Franklin Roosevelt's famous four freedoms: "the freedom of speech and expression, the freedom of worship, the freedom from want, and the freedom from fear." Written by a UN commission led by Eleanor Roosevelt and adopted in 1948, the Declaration has become the moral backbone of more than two hundred human rights instruments that are now a part of our world. The result of a truly international negotiating process, the document has been a source of hope and inspiration to thousands of groups and millions of oppressed individuals.
Posted in Political Science

Human Rights

Current Issues and Controversies

Author: Gordon DiGiacomo

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 1442609532

Category: Political Science

Page: 522

View: 3194

"Written largely by Canadian scholars for Canadian students, Human Rights: Current Issues and Controversies is an overview of contemporary human rights concerns that aims to introduce readers to the human rights instruments--provincial, national, and international--that protect Canadians. The volume begins with an overview of the history of human rights before moving on to discuss such important topics as the relationship between political institutions and rights protection, rights issues pertaining to specific communities, and cross-cutting rights issues that affect most or all citizens. Contemporary and comprehensive, Human Rights: Current Issues and Controversies is a valuable resource for undergraduate and graduate students studying human rights."--
Posted in Political Science

Human Rights In A Changing World

Author: P Sukumar Nair

Publisher: Gyan Publishing House

ISBN: 9788178359014

Category: Environmental protection

Page: 382

View: 9365

Papers presented at the National Seminar on 'Human Rights in a Changing World', held at Pandalam.
Posted in Environmental protection

On Human Rights

Author: James Griffin

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191623415

Category: Philosophy

Page: 360

View: 9685

What is a human right? How can we tell whether a proposed human right really is one? How do we establish the content of particular human rights, and how do we resolve conflicts between them? These are pressing questions for philosophers, political theorists, jurisprudents, international lawyers, and activists. James Griffin offers answers in his compelling new investigation of the foundations of human rights. First, On Human Rights traces the idea of a natural right from its origin in the late Middle Ages, when the rights were seen as deriving from natural laws, through the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, when the original theological background was progressively dropped and 'natural law' emptied of most of its original meaning. By the end of the Enlightenment, the term 'human rights' (droits de l'homme) appeared, marking the purge of the theological background. But the Enlightenment, in putting nothing in its place, left us with an unsatisfactory, incomplete idea of a human right. Griffin shows how the language of human rights has become debased. There are scarcely any accepted criteria, either in the academic or the public sphere, for correct use of the term. He takes on the task of showing the way towards a determinate concept of human rights, based on their relation to the human status that we all share. He works from certain paradigm cases, such as freedom of expression and freedom of worship, to more disputed cases such as welfare rights - for instance the idea of a human right to health. His goal is a substantive account of human rights - an account with enough content to tell us whether proposed rights really are rights. Griffin emphasizes the practical as well as theoretical urgency of this goal: as the United Nations recognized in 1948 with its Universal Declaration, the idea of human rights has considerable power to improve the lot of humanity around the world. We can't do without the idea of human rights, and we need to get clear about it. It is our job now - the job of this book - to influence and develop the unsettled discourse of human rights so as to complete the incomplete idea.
Posted in Philosophy

Between human rights and conflict prevention

minority protection within the framework of the organisationfor security and cooperation in Europe (OSCE) ; (English summary)

Author: Christiane Höhn

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783540274568

Category: Law

Page: 418

View: 4150

Das Minderheitenschutzsystem der OSZE ist innovativ und spielt weltweit eine Vorreiterrolle. Der vorliegende Band gibt Antwort auf folgende Fragen: Was sind die Vor- und Nachteile politisch bindender Normen? Welche Auswirkungen haben sie auf das Völkerrecht, zum Beispiel in den Außenbeziehungen der EU? Wie unterscheidet sich der Hochkommissar für nationale Minderheiten von traditionellen menschenrechtlichen Durchsetzungsmechanismen? Welche zusätzlichen, flexibleren und umfassenderen Handlungsmöglichkeiten sind ihm als Instrument der Konfliktprävention gegeben?
Posted in Law

Making Sense of Human Rights

Philosophical Reflections on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Author: James W. Nickel

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520059948

Category: Philosophy

Page: 253

View: 1017

This fully revised and extended edition of James Nickel's classic study explains and defends the conception of human rights found in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) and subsequent human rights treaties. Combining philosophical, legal, and political approaches, Nickel addresses questions about what human rights are, what their content should be, and whether and how they can be justified.
Posted in Philosophy

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

A Common Standard of Achievement

Author: Guðmundur S. Alfreðsson,Asbjørn Eide

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9789041111685

Category: Political Science

Page: 782

View: 7428

This volume celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). In so doing, it offers a comprehensive and systematic treatment of the rights and duties contained in the UDHR, in the light of its history, the intentions of its drafters ant the standard-setting activities and monitoring efforts which have grown out of its existence. Each article of the UDHR is treated in a separate chapter; each chapter is written by different authors, all scholars from or associated with the Nordic countries, all active in human rights work, either academically or in the field. A consolidated bibliography completes the collection. The subtitle of this volume is "A Common Standard of Achievement," a phrase drawn from the Preamble of the UDHR. In many ways, this collection is intended to demonstrate that this phrase has, to a considerable extent, come true.
Posted in Political Science

Human Rights

A Political and Cultural Critique

Author: Makau Mutua

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 9780812236538

Category: Political Science

Page: 252

View: 8442

Based on extensive fieldwork, "Women of Fes" shows how Moroccan women create their own forms of identity through work, family, and society. The book also examines how women's lives are positioned vis-a-vis globalization, human rights, and the construction of national identity.
Posted in Political Science

Encyclopedia of Human Rights

Author: Edward H. Lawson,Mary Lou Bertucci

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781560323624

Category: Political Science

Page: 1715

View: 3308

Covers rights, violations, policies, agencies, individuals, and international law
Posted in Political Science

Encyclopedia of Human Rights

Vol. 1-

Author: David P. Forsythe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0195334027


Page: N.A

View: 3389

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Human Rights

Author: Peter Halstead

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1444107887

Category: Law

Page: 176

View: 4111

Key Cases is the essential series for anyone studying law, including LLB, ILEX and post-graduate conversion courses. Understanding and memorising leading cases fully is a vital part of the study of law. The clear format, style and explanations of Key Cases will ensure you achieve this. Key Cases provides the simplest and most effective way for you to memorise and absorb the essential cases needed to pass your exams effortlessly.
Posted in Law

Human Rights

New Perspectives, New Realities

Author: Adamantia Pollis,Peter Schwab

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers

ISBN: 9781555879792

Category: Social Science

Page: 259

View: 2727

This collection reflects two decades of developments in human rights scholarship, revisiting the debate between universalists and cultural relativists and also engaging new notions of third generation rights.
Posted in Social Science

Human Rights

Author: Mark Friedman

Publisher: Raintree

ISBN: 1406247405

Category: Human rights

Page: 64

View: 5194

What are human rights? Is there a set of global human rights that every person is entitled to? Should there be? This book takes a look at what human rights are, where they're being violated, and what is being done to enforce them.
Posted in Human rights