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The International Human Rights Movement : A History

Author: Aryeh Neier; 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., History.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An expanded and updated edition of a classic work on human rights and global justice. 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1119616717
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aryeh Neier; Project Muse,
ISBN: 9780691200996 0691200998
OCLC Number: 1152064097
Description: 1 online resource (pages cm).
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
1. The Movement --
2. Putting Natural Law Principles into Practice --
3. What Are Rights? --
4. International Human Rights Law --
5. International Humanitarian Law --
6. Defying Communism --
7. Rights on the Other Side of the Cold War Divide --
8. Amnesty International --
9. Human Rights Watch --
10. The Worldwide Movement --
11. Accountability --
12. Rights after 9/11 --
13. Going Forward --
Notes --
Index
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE., History.
Responsibility: Aryeh Neier.

Abstract:

"An expanded and updated edition of a classic work on human rights and global justice. 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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