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The Resource The challenge of human rights : origin, development, and significance, Jack Mahoney

The challenge of human rights : origin, development, and significance, Jack Mahoney

Label
The challenge of human rights : origin, development, and significance
Title
The challenge of human rights
Title remainder
origin, development, and significance
Statement of responsibility
Jack Mahoney
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
323
Index
index present
LC call number
JC571
LC item number
.M25 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The challenge of human rights : origin, development, and significance, Jack Mahoney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-204) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Human rights in history -- The ancient classical world -- The world of the Bible -- The medieval world -- Renaissance and Reformation thought -- Hobbes and Rousseau -- Revolution in England -- American independence -- The French declaration of the rights of man -- English resistance to human rights -- German developments : Kant and Marx -- The modern human rights movement -- The charter of the United Nations Organization -- The Universal Declaration of Human Rights -- Continental developments -- The 1993 Vienna World Conference on Human Rights -- Wider human rights developments -- British developments -- Clarifying human rights -- Some useful distinctions -- Rights and duties -- The proliferation of rights -- Individuals-in-society -- Selfishness and social divisiveness -- Ethical imperialism? -- A challenge to all cultures -- The strengths of human rights -- Establishing human rights -- A matter of belief -- An essential requirement -- The nature of persons -- Intuitionist approaches. Human dignity -- "The wonder of our being" -- Major opponents -- The globalizing of human rights -- Global expansion -- Seeking a global ethic -- Cultural relativism -- Global human rights -- Towards cosmopolitanism -- The inadequacies of states -- "Principled" cosmopolitanism -- Human solidarity
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 215 p.
Isbn
9781405152419
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006002736
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn368126699
Label
The challenge of human rights : origin, development, and significance, Jack Mahoney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-204) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Human rights in history -- The ancient classical world -- The world of the Bible -- The medieval world -- Renaissance and Reformation thought -- Hobbes and Rousseau -- Revolution in England -- American independence -- The French declaration of the rights of man -- English resistance to human rights -- German developments : Kant and Marx -- The modern human rights movement -- The charter of the United Nations Organization -- The Universal Declaration of Human Rights -- Continental developments -- The 1993 Vienna World Conference on Human Rights -- Wider human rights developments -- British developments -- Clarifying human rights -- Some useful distinctions -- Rights and duties -- The proliferation of rights -- Individuals-in-society -- Selfishness and social divisiveness -- Ethical imperialism? -- A challenge to all cultures -- The strengths of human rights -- Establishing human rights -- A matter of belief -- An essential requirement -- The nature of persons -- Intuitionist approaches. Human dignity -- "The wonder of our being" -- Major opponents -- The globalizing of human rights -- Global expansion -- Seeking a global ethic -- Cultural relativism -- Global human rights -- Towards cosmopolitanism -- The inadequacies of states -- "Principled" cosmopolitanism -- Human solidarity
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 215 p.
Isbn
9781405152419
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006002736
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn368126699

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