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Taking Suffering Seriously: The Importance of Collective Human Rights

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Examines the evolution of collective human rights in international relations and argues that the concept of human rights must integrate group rights based on race/ethnicity, gender, class, and sexuality.

“This book is a lucid, scholarly, and provocative contribution to a developing literature on the human rights of groups, peoples, or collectivities. It is deeply researched
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Paperback, 268 pages
Published August 15th 1996 by State University of New York Press
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Over the course of humanity, the biggest enemy of human rights has been humans who think that other groups of humans do not have a right to this or that. This book is a good look at human rights that we should all have and an enjoyable read.

A quote from the book - "The realist worldview accepts international warfare and wide economic disparities as "inevitable" in an "anarchic" political order with no centralized world government. A rival normative world order based on values that promote a pea
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