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Human Rights in a Globalizing World By Darren J O'Byrne

Human Rights in a Globalizing World by Darren J O'Byrne

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A stimulating, theoretically driven examination of the relationship between human rights and the globalizing process. In scrutinising the impacts of different aspects of globalization on the language and structure of human rights, the book gives readers a deeper, more nuanced understanding of the issues and questions key to the topic.

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Human Rights in a Globalizing World Summary

Human Rights in a Globalizing World by Darren J O'Byrne

A stimulating, theoretically driven examination of the relationship between human rights and the globalizing process. In scrutinising the impacts of different aspects of globalization on the language and structure of human rights, the book gives readers a deeper, more nuanced understanding of the issues and questions key to the topic.

Human Rights in a Globalizing World Reviews

The theoretical sophistication and the breadth of issues covered - and covered so well - will make this book essential, marking a coming of age of the study of human rights. - Lisa Hajjar, Professor of Sociology, UC Santa Barbara, USA. Written by someone who has taught and researched the topic for a long time, this is a passionate, theoretically informed, readable contribution which will undoubtedly make a significant impact. - Damien Short, Director of the Human Rights Consortium and Reader in Human Rights, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK.

About Darren J O'Byrne

Darren O'Byrne is Reader in Sociology and Human Rights at the University of Roehampton, UK. He has written extensively on globalization, social theory and human rights, and his recent books include Theorizing Global Studies (2011 with Alexander Hensby) and Introducing Sociological Theory (2010).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Human Rights in the Globalizing Process.- 1. Towards the Modern Discourse of Human Rights.- 2. Theories of Human Rights.- 3. The Meaning of Globalization.- 4. A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Global Change.- 5. Global Citizenship Revisited: An Essay in Honour of Garry Davis, 1921-2013.- 6. Human Rights in the Global Marketplace.- 7. Human Rights as Swords of Empire.- 8. Globalization - or De-Globalization - of International Human Rights Law.- 9. The Global Human Rights Movement and Rights-Based Approaches.- 10. Human Rights and the Challenge of Cultural Diversity: From the Clash of Civilizations to the Clash of Liberalisms?.- Conclusion Mapping the Futures for Human Rights in a Globalizing World.

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NLS9781137335968
9781137335968
1137335963
Human Rights in a Globalizing World by Darren J O'Byrne
New
Paperback
Macmillan Education UK
20151026
192
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