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The Resource Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry

Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry

Label
Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry
Title
Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Michael Ignatieff draws on his extensive experience as a writer and commentator on world affairs to present a penetrating account of the successes, failures, and prospects of the human rights revolution. Since the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, this revolution has brought the world moral progress and broken the nation-state's monopoly on the conduct of international affairs. But it has also faced challenges. Ignatieff argues that human rights activists have rightly drawn criticism from Asia, the Islamic world, and within the West itself for being over
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Ignatieff, Michael
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gutmann, Amy
  • Appiah, Kwame Anthony
  • Hollinger, David A
  • Laqueur, Thomas W
  • Orentlicher, Diane F
Series statement
University Center for Human Values series
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  • Human rights
  • Political science
  • World politics
  • Droits de l'homme (Droit international)
  • Idées politiques
  • Politique mondiale
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Human rights
  • Political science
  • World politics
  • Mensenrechten
  • Internationale politiek
  • Droits de l'homme
  • Science politique
  • HUMAN RIGHTS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • WORLD POLITICS
Label
Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry; Chapter 1: Human Rights as Politics; Chapter 2: Human Rights as Idolatry; Comments; Chapter 3: Grounding Human Rights; Chapter 4: Debates with the PTA and Others; Chapter 5: The Moral Imagination and Human Rights; Chapter 6: Relativism and Religion; Response to Commentators; Chapter 7: Dignity and Agency; Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn768081836
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (216 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400842841
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttx1tj
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768081836
Label
Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry; Chapter 1: Human Rights as Politics; Chapter 2: Human Rights as Idolatry; Comments; Chapter 3: Grounding Human Rights; Chapter 4: Debates with the PTA and Others; Chapter 5: The Moral Imagination and Human Rights; Chapter 6: Relativism and Religion; Response to Commentators; Chapter 7: Dignity and Agency; Contributors; Index
Control code
ocn768081836
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (216 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400842841
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttx1tj
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768081836

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