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Making Sense Human Rights by James W. Nickel

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social & political philosophy,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Law,
  • Philosophy,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • General,
  • Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / Human Rights,
  • Human Rights,
  • Movements - Humanism,
  • Civil rights

Book details:

Edition Notes

2E

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8406046M
ISBN 101405145358
ISBN 109781405145350

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  Making Sense of Human Rights. This fully revised and extended edition of James Nickel’s classic study explains and defends the contemporary conception of human rights. Combining philosophical, legal and political approaches, Nickel explains international human rights law and addresses questions of justification and feasibility.   The book also considers the issue of cultural relativism and the prospects for worldwide acceptance of human rights. Making Sense of Human Rights is suitable for use as a text in university and law school courses on human rights. The texts of key human rights documents and treaties are included as appendixes. show more/5(27). This book was first published in as Making Sense of Human Rights: Philosophical Reflections on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (University of California Press, ). This revised edition brings the book up to date and makes many changes and additions. making sense of human rights In order to READ Online or Download Making Sense Of Human Rights ebooks in PDF, ePUB, Tuebl and Mobi format, you need to create a FREE account. We cannot guarantee that Making Sense Of Human Rights book is in the library, But if You are still not sure with the service, you can choose FREE Trial service.