Human Rights: The Commons and the Collective

Human Rights: The Commons and the Collective

By: Laura Westra (author)Paperback

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This book will appeal to students and scholars of law, the environment,and political philosophy and anyone interested in human rights andenvironmental sustainability.

About Author

Laura Westra holds doctorates in both philosophy andjurisprudence, and has taught in the fields of philosophy, ethics, andenvironmental law at several US, Canadian, and Italian universities.


Foreword / William E. Rees Introduction Part 1: Basic Collective Rights for Law and Morality -- TheTheory 1 Individual Rights and Collective Rights in Conflict: TheEcocentric Perspective and the Commons 2 The Common Good and the Public Interest: Jus Cogens Norms and ErgaOmnes Obligations in a Lawless World 3 Communities and Collectives: The Interface Part 2: Collective Rights, Globalization, and Democracy --The Practice 4 Collective Basic Rights Today 5 Globalization, Democracy, and Collective Rights 6 Cosmopolitanism, the Moral Community, and Collective HumanRights Part 3: Toward a New Cosmopolitanism 7 World Law or International Legal Instruments? Toward theProtection of Basic Collective Human Rights Conclusion Notes Works Cited Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774821186
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 392
  • ID: 9780774821186
  • weight: 560
  • ISBN10: 0774821183

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