International Human Rights in the 21st Century: Protecting the Rights of Groups
By: Gene M. Lyons (editor), James Mayall (editor)Paperback
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The Universal Declaration for Human Rights was approved in 1948 and yet more than fifty years later some human rights-especially the rights of groups such as women, minorities, and indigenous peoples-continue to be at risk. This book examines recent humanitarian catastrophes involving such groups and suggests how the society of states may develop a collective capacity for human rights enforcement. Above all, it emphasizes the long term efforts to stabilize weak or failing societies and to develop democratic governments on which the protection of human rights ultimately depends.
Gene M. Lyons is senior fellow at the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth College. James Mayall is Sir Patrick Sheehy Professor of International Relations, University of Cambridge.
Part 1 I From Individual to Group Rights Chapter 2 Stating the Problem of Group Rights Chapter 3 In Defense of the Universal Declaration Model Part 4 II The Case for Group Rights Chapter 5 Human Rights and Cultural Pluralism Chapter 6 Indigenous Rights Chapter 7 Protecting the Human Rights of Women Part 8 III The Role of International Society Chapter 9 Human Rights in Weak, Divided, and Threatened States Chapter 10 Enforcing Human Rights Chapter 11 Human Rights and International Politics
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