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International Human Rights

A Survey

Authors

Cher Weixia Chen, George Mason University, Alison Dundes Renteln, University of Southern California

Description

This book provides an interdisciplinary overview of international human rights issues, offering truly international coverage including the Global South. Considering the philosophical foundations of human rights, Chen and Renteln explore the interpretive difficulties associated with identifying what constitute human rights abuses, and evaluate various perspectives on human rights. This book goes on to analyze institutions that strive to promote and enforce human rights standards, including the United Nations system, regional human rights bodies, and domestic courts. It also discusses a…

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Key features

  • Adopting a thoroughly interdisciplinary approach throughout, this book is suitable for students from both legal and non-legal backgrounds and introduces complex terminology and concepts in a clear and accessible way
  • Clear definitions of key concepts are provided at the beginning of each chapter, aiding students in understanding the core issues and theories without tackling dry and dense text
  • Accompanying online resources, including class activities, simulations, discussion questions, and suggested media and film brings the subject to life, engaging students and highlighting the daily relevance of human rights principles in a range of contexts

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