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Title Human Rights and Diverse Societies : Challenges and Possibilities / edited by François Crépeau and Colleen Sheppard
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013


Description 1 online resource (222 pages)
Contents Table of contents; acknowledgements; introduction; part i; chapter one; chapter two; chapter three; part ii; chapter four; chapter five; chapter six; part iii; chapter seven; chapter eight; chapter nine; chapter ten; part iv; chapter eleven; chapter twelve; contributors
Summary Over sixty years after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it has been widely observed that human rights resonate differently in various settings. This book addresses the timely and important question of how to understand human rights in a world of increasing diversity. The effects of globalization and the increasing mobility of persons and peoples have further deepened and multiplied the sites of interaction between different cultures, religions and ethnicities. These changes have bee ..
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
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Subject Human rights -- Sociological aspects
Law & society.
International human rights law.
Human rights & civil liberties law.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
Human rights.
Multikulturelle Gesellschaft
Sozialer Wandel
Form Electronic book
Author Crépeau, François
Sheppard, Colleen
ISBN 9781443863780