Human Rights and Global Diversity

Human Rights and Global Diversity

By: Peter Jones (editor), Simon Caney (editor)Hardback

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This examination of global society focuses on its conflict with local societies and questions whether the human race should be treated as belonging to a single global community. It considers the universality of human rights and its conflict with group claims to self-determination.

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Contents

Cosmopolitanism, world citizenship and global civil society, Chris Brown; human rights and diverse cultures - continuity or discontinuity?, Peter Jones; human rights, compatibility and diverse cultures, Dimon Caney; the pendulum theory of individual, communal and minority rights, Tom Hadden; the question of self-determination and its implications for normative international theory, Kimberly Hutchings; Derrida and the Heidegger controversy - global friendship against racism, Mark Bevir; humanitarian vigilantes or legal entrepreneurs - enforcing human rights in international society, Nicholas J. Wheeler.

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/11/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780714651347
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9780714651347
  • weight: 362
  • ISBN10: 0714651346

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