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Human Rights And The Search For Community By Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann

Human Rights And The Search For Community
by Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann

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"Some critics contend that the concept of universal human rights reflects the West s anticommunitarian, self-centered individualism, which disproportionately focuses on individual autonomy. In this boo""
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Human Rights And The Search For Community by Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann

In this book, Rhoda E. Howard argues that communities can exist in modern Western societies if they protect the whole spectrum of individual human rights, not only civil and political but also economic rights.

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About Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann


Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann is professor of sociology at McMaster University in Canada and director of the university's Theme School on International Justice and Human Rights. Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann is professor of sociology at McMaster University in Canada and director of the university's Theme School on International Justice and Human Rights.

Table of Contents


In Memoriam -- Human Rights and the Search for Community -- Liberal Society -- Cultural Absolutism and Nostalgia for Community -- Rights, Dignity, and Secular Society -- The Modern Community -- Honor and Shame -- Social Exclusion -- Individualism and Social Obligation -- About the Book and Author

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GOR009952619
Human Rights And The Search For Community by Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann
Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Inc
1995-10-06
272
081332579X
9780813325798
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