Human rights

Hough, Peter ORCID: (2010) Human rights. In: World politics : international relations and globalization in the 21st Century. Haynes, Jeffrey, Hough, Peter ORCID:, Malik, Shahin and Pettiford, Lloyd, eds. Pearson Longman, pp. 442-445. ISBN 9781408266557.

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This chapter will expand upon the quintessential debate of International Relations introduced in the opening box and consider:

• The meaning and rise of the concept of human rights in international affairs.
• The roles played by the United Nations and civil society in advancing human rights by promoting the implementation of existing legal instruments and developing further ones.
• Why there is resistance to this development of human rights (from quarters other than human rights abusers themselves!)

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Law and Politics
Item ID: 9748
Notes on copyright: With many thanks to Pearson for allowing this item to be entered freely on to the repository.
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Depositing User: Peter Hough
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2013 13:41
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2019 02:54

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