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The Contentious History of the International Bill of Human Rights


ISBN13: 9781107601635
Published: March 2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £19.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781107014633



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Traces conflicts about the definition of human rights and shows how a series of contradictions worked their way into the International Bill of Human Rights.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Contents:
1. What are human rights and where do they come from?
2. From war and politics to human rights: the Cold War and colonial recession
3. Protecting state sovereignty from the 'dangers' of human rights
4. Saving empire: the attempt to create (non)universal human rights
5. A version of human rights that permits racial discrimination?
6. The United States' unequivocal ambivalence towards socioeconomic rights.