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Human Rights By Michael Goodhart

Human Rights

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This is the first comprehensive human rights textbook of its kind for politics students. It uniquely combines survey chapters locating human rights within the the discipline of politics and detailed analyses and case studies of key issues. With 20 chapters written by international experts. chapters written by international experts, this title offers unparalleled breadth and depth of coverage.

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Human Rights: Politics and Practice by Michael Goodhart

Human Rights: Politics and Practice is the first comprehensive textbook for politics students. It offers an unparalleled breadth and depth of coverage, with 20 chapters written by international experts. Seven chapters introduce the main theoretical issues and challenges in the study of human rights as a political phenomenon, addressing normative foundations, international law, measurement, international relations, comparative politics, sociological and anthropological approaches, and the ideological (mis)use of human rights. Thirteen thematic chapters then offer detailed analysis and case studies of key issues in the politics and practice of human rights, such as economic globalization, genocide, the environment, and humanitarian intervention. These chapters allow students to deepen their theoretical understanding while learning about important contemporary developments. The book is accompanied by an extensive Online Resource Centre, enhancing student learning and providing valuable support for lecturers. For Students: Monthly updates Links to key documents Web links Flashcard glossary For Lecturers: Test Bank PowerPoint slides

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Table of Contents


Introduction: Human Rights: Politics and Practice; PART I: HUMAN RIGHTS AND POLITICS; 1. Normative and Theoretical Foundations of Human Rights; 2. Human Rights in International Law; 3. Measuring Human Rights; 4. Human Rights in International Relations; 5. Human Rights in Comparative Politics; 6. Sociological and Anthropological Approaches; 7. Ideological (Mis)use of Human Rights; PART II: HUMAN RIGHTS IN PRACTICE; 8. Political Democracy and State Repression; 9. Global Civil Society and Human Rights; 10. Human Rights and Politics in Development; 11. Economic Globalization and Human Rights; 12. Traffiking for Sexual Exploitation; 13. Children's Human Rights Advocacy; 14. Human Rights and Forced Migration; 15. Indigenous Peoples Human Rights; 16. Genocide and Human Rights; 17. Torture; 18. The Environment; 19. Humanitarian Intervention; 20. Transitional Justice; Conclusion: The Future of Human Rights

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GOR002758233
Human Rights: Politics and Practice by Michael Goodhart
Michael Goodhart
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2009-03-12
480
0199540845
9780199540846
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