Surrendering To Utopia

Pub Date : 2009-05-01 | Author : Mark Goodale | Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780804762120
ISBN 13 : 0804762120

A broad and ambitious reexamination of anthropology's potential and obligation to transform human rights theory and practice...

International Human Rights Law And Practice

Pub Date : 2013-04-25 | Author : Ilias Bantekas | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780521196420
ISBN 13 : 0521196426

Innovative mix of theory and practice, coupled with engaging writing style and integrated interviews to guarantee students' interest and understanding...

Sociology And Human Rights New Engagements

Pub Date : 2014-02-25 | Author : Patricia Hynes | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317985327
ISBN 13 : 131798532X

Sociology and Human Rights: New Engagements is the first collection to focus on the contribution sociological approaches can make to analysis of human rights. Taking forward the so..

Interpreting Human Rights

Pub Date : 2009-05-07 | Author : Rhiannon Morgan | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134011452
ISBN 13 : 1134011458

In recent decades, human rights have come to occupy an apparently unshakable position as a key and pervasive feature of contemporary global public culture. At the same time, human ..

Understanding Social Action Promoting Human Rights

Pub Date : 2012-12-27 | Author : Ryan Goodman | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780195371901
ISBN 13 : 0195371909

In Understanding Social Action, Promoting Human Rights, editors Ryan Goodman, Derek Jinks, and Andrew K. Woods bring together a stellar group of contributors from across the social..

Human Rights And Social Theory

Pub Date : 2013-10-09 | Author : Lydia Morris | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9781137368072
ISBN 13 : 1137368071

This book examines the contribution social theory can make to understanding different human rights which operate in a variety of settings. Including an introduction to the theoreti..

The Power Of Law In A Transnational World

Pub Date : 2013-07-15 | Author : Keebet von Benda-Beckmann | Publisher : Berghahn Books

ISBN 10 : 9780857456168
ISBN 13 : 0857456164

How is law mobilized and who has the power and authority to construct its meaning? This important volume examines this question as well as how law is constituted and reconfigured t..