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Human Rights in Philosophy and Practice

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ISBN13: 9780754622109
ISBN: 075462210X
Published: November 2001
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



A collection of essays presented at the 19th World Congress in Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, held in New York 1999. They represent a cross-section of work on human rights, derived from 11 different countries. There are also a group of specialist essays on constitutional rights, minority rights, state sovereignty and human rights, global justice and self-determination, as well as a number of essays which reflect the diversity of the political and legal development in the field of human rights worldwide.

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Contents:
The philosophy of rights: libertarianism, motivation and rights, Samantha Brennan; human rights, truth, mcintyre and Putman's pragmatism, Thrassyvoulos Papadopolous; towards a natural justice of rights relationships, John A, Humbach; collective moral responsibility, Seumas Miller; are human rights universal?, Yanaki B. Stoilov. Constitutional rights: the Hungarian constitutional court, Gabor Halmai; on constitutional social rights, Rodolfo Arango; modest judicial restraint, Theodore M. Benditt; democratizing human rights, Tom Campbell; judicial protection of human rights in India, Meenakshi Jain. State sovereignty and human rights: democratic and global challenges to the concepts of ""sovereignty"" and ""intervention"", Charles Stampford; state sovereignty and the common good - towards justifying international intervention, R.A. Akanmidu. Global justice: nation-building and global justice, Kok-Chor Tan; retroactive justice - trials for human rights violations under a prior regime, Makoto Usami; left libertarianism and global justice, N. Tideman, P. Vallentyne; global ecological citizenship and human rights, Peter D. Swan. Self-determination: theraputic jurisprudence and the rights of self-determination, James M. Cooper; the ethics of self-determination - democratic, national, regional, Omar Dahbour. Diverse experiences of human rights: human rights and human responsibilities - an East Asian perspective, Chongko Choi; legal moralism and the European courts of human rights, Richard Nunan; the paradox of remedies, Louis E. Wolcher; the success of feminist jurisprudence in India, Nidhi Gupta.