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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Human rights in cross-cultural perspectives.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c1992
|All Authors / Contributors:||
ʻAbd Allāh Aḥmad Naʻīm
|Description:||vii, 479 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Toward a cross-cultural approach to defining international standards of human rights : the meaning of cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment / Abdullahi A. An-Naim --
Cultural foundations for the international protection of human rights / Richard Falk --
Making a goddess of democracy from loose sand : thoughts on human rights in the People's Republic of China / William P. Alford --
Dignity, community, and human rights / Rhoda E. Howard --
Postliberal strands in Western human rights theory : personalist-communitarian perspectives/ Virginia A. Leary --
Should communities have rights? : reflections on liberal individualism / Michael McDonald --
A Marxian approach to human rights / Richard Nordahl. North American Indian perspectives on human rights / James W. Zion --
Aboriginal communities, aboriginal rights, and the human rights system in Canada / Allan McChesney --
Political culture and gross human rights violations in Latin America / Hugo Fruhling --
Custom is not a thing, it is a path : reflections on the Brazilian Indian case / Manuela Carneiro da Cunha --
Cultural legitimacy in the formulation and implementation of human rights law and policy in Australia / Patricia Hyndman --
Considering gender : are human rights for women, too? : an Australian case / Diane Bell --
Right to self-determination : a basic human right concerning cultural survival, the case of the Sami and the Scandinavian state / Tom G. Svensson. Prospects for research on the cultural legitimacy of human rights : the cases of liberalism and Marxism / Tore Lindholm --
Conclusion / Abdullah A. An-Naim.
|Series Title:||Pennsylvania studies in human rights.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Abdullahi Ahmed An-Naʻim.|