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The end of human rights : critical legal thought at the turn of the century

Author: Costas Douzinas
Publisher: Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using examples of ethically justified foreign policy and war in Eastern Europe, this text argues that human rights will end unless their utopian ideal is reassessed and introduced into practice.
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Genre/Form: History
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Douzinas, Costas, 1951-
End of human rights.
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2000
(OCoLC)605971813
Online version:
Douzinas, Costas, 1951-
End of human rights.
Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart Pub., 2000
(OCoLC)606385769
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Costas Douzinas
ISBN: 1901362914 9781901362916 1841130001 9781841130002
OCLC Number: 44704009
Description: ix, 410 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: The Geneaology of Human Rights. 1. The triumph of human rights --
2. A brief history of natural law I: the classical beginnings --
3. A brief history of natural law II: from natural law to natural rights --
4. Natural rights in Hobbes and Locke --
5. Revolutions and declarations: the rights of men, citizens and a few others --
6. The triumph of humanity: from 1789 to 1989 and from natural to human rights. Part II: The Philosophy of Human Rights. 7. The classical critiques of rights: Burke and Marx --
8. Subjectum and subjectus: the free and subjected subject --
9. Law's subjects: rights and legal humanism --
10. Hegel's law: rights and recognition --
11. Psychoanalysis becomes the law: rights and desire --
12. The imaginary domain and the future of utopia --
13. The human rights of the other --
14. The end of human rights.
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