New. In the third edition of his classic work, revised extensively and updated to include recent developments on the international scene, Jack Donnelly explains and defends a richly interdisciplinary account of human rights as universal rights. He shows that any conception of human rights—and the idea of human rights itself—is historically specific and contingent. Since publication of the first edition in 1989, Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice has justified Donnelly's claim that “conceptual clarity, the fruit of sound theory, can facilitate action. At the very least it can help to unmask the arguments of dictators and their allies. ” Contents Part I. Toward a Theory of Human Rights 1. Th e Concept of Human Rights 2. Th e Universal Declaration Model 3. Economic Rights and Group Rights 4. Equal Concern and Respect Part II. The Universality and Relativity of Human Rights 5. A Brief History of Human Rights 6. Th e Relative Universality of Human Rights 7. Universality in a World of Particularities Part III. Human Rights and Human Dignity 8. Dignity: Particularistic and Universalistic Conceptions in the West 9. Humanity, Dignity, and Politics in Confucian China 10. Humans and Society in Hindu South Asia Part IV. Human Rights and International Action 11. International Human Rights Regimes 12. Human Rights and Foreign Policy Part V. Contemporary Issues 13. Human Rights, Democracy, and Development 14. Th e West and Economic and Social Rights 15. Humanitarian Intervention against Genocide 16. Nondiscrimination for All: Th e Case of Sexual Minorities.
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