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The heart of human rights

Author: Allen E Buchanan
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is the first in-depth attempt to provide a moral assessment of the heart of the modern human rights enterprise: the system of international legal human rights.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Buchanan, Allen E., 1948-
Heart of human rights
(DLC) 2013003211
(OCoLC)837921703
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Allen E Buchanan
ISBN: 9780199325399 0199325391
OCLC Number: 862745995
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 320 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements ; Preface ; Chapter One: Introduction ; Chapter Two: A Pluralistic Justificatory Methodology for Human Rights ; Chapter Three: The Task of Justification ; Chapter Four: The Case for a System of International Legal Human Rights ; Chapter Five: An Ecological View of The Legitimacy of International Legal Human Rights Institutions ; Chapter Six: The Problematic Supremacy of International Human Rights Law ; Chapter Seven: The Challenge of Ethical Pluralism ; Chapter Eight: Conclusions ; Appendix One: Non-Rights Norms in Major Human Rights Documents ; Appendix Two: Results of the Investigation ; Index
Responsibility: Allen Buchanan.

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