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Basic Rights : Subsistence, Affluence, and U.S. Foreign Policy: 40th Anniversary Edition

Author: Henry Shue; Project Muse,
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2020. 2020 ©2020.
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE., Political Science and Policy Studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 40th anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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"Since its original publication, Basic Rights has proven increasingly influential to those working in political philosophy, human rights, global justice, and the ethics of international relations and foreign policy, particularly in debates regarding foreign policy's role in alleviating global poverty. Henry Shue asks: Which human rights ought to be the first honored and the last sacrificed? Shue argues that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Shue; Project Muse,
ISBN: 9780691200835 0691200831
OCLC Number: 1152063310
Description: 1 online resource (pages cm)
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE., Political Science and Policy Studies.
Responsibility: Henry Shue.

Abstract:

"Since its original publication, Basic Rights has proven increasingly influential to those working in political philosophy, human rights, global justice, and the ethics of international relations and foreign policy, particularly in debates regarding foreign policy's role in alleviating global poverty. Henry Shue asks: Which human rights ought to be the first honored and the last sacrificed? Shue argues that subsistence rights, along with security rights and liberty rights, serve as the ground of all other human rights. This classic work, now available in a thoroughly updated fortieth-anniversary edition, includes a substantial new chapter by the author examining how the accelerating transformation of our climate progressively undermines the bases of subsistence like sufficient water, affordable food, and housing safe from forest-fires and sea-level rise. Climate change threatens basic rights"--

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