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Title The human rights reader [electronic resource] : major political essays, speeches, and documents from ancient times to the present / edited by Micheline R. Ishay.
Publication Info. New York : Routledge, ©2007.
Edition 2nd ed.

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Description 1 online resource.
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Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- Introduction: Human rights: historical and contemporary controversies / by Micheline R. Ishay -- Part I: The origins: secular, Asian, and monotheistic traditions -- Liberty, tolerance, and codes of justice -- Social and economic justice -- Justice, war and peace -- Justice for whom? -- Part II: The legacy of liberalism and the Enlightenment -- Liberal visions of human rights -- How to promote a liberal conception of human rights -- Human rights for whom? -- Part III: The socialist contribution and the industrial age -- Challenging the liberal vision of rights -- How to promote a socialist perspective of human rights -- Human rights for whom? -- Part IV: The right to self-determination and the imperial age -- On the national question -- Part V: Human rights in the era of globalization -- Redefining rights in the new millennium -- Human rights for whom? Cultural and group rights versus universalism -- How to promote human rights -- Part VI: Human rights and legal documents: a brief historical narrative -- Documents.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Human rights -- History -- Sources.
Added Author Ishay, Micheline.
Related To Online version: Human rights reader. 2nd ed. New York : Routledge, ©2007
Original 9780415951593 0415951593 9780415951609 0415951607 (DLC) 2006033032
ISBN 9780203941003 (electronic bk.)
0203941004 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # ebd17704118
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