The liberal project and human rights : the theory and practice of a new world order / John Charvet and Elisa Kaczynska-Nay.
By: Charvet, John.
Contributor(s): Kaczynska-Nay, Elisa.Material type: TextPublisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008Description: xii, 434 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780521883146 (hardback : alk. paper); 0521883148 (hardback : alk. paper); 9780521709590 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0521709598 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Liberalism | Human rightsDDC classification: 320.51/3
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-423) and index.
The contextual origin of liberal thought and practice -- The Westphalian society of sovereign states -- The growth of liberal universalism -- The UN and regional declarations and covenants on human rights -- The right of peoples to self-determination -- The right to development and development assistance -- Women's international human rights -- The implementation of international human rights -- Western critiques of liberal human rights -- Liberalism and non-western cultures -- In defence of liberalism.
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