Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations
This is a broad and accessible examination of the origin and evolution of the concept of human rights. While it is often taken for granted that the concept is Western, the book points out that questions of the wisdom of drafting a statement of rights for the entire world based on western values were raised even at the time of the framing of the Universal Declaration of Hum...more
Hardcover, 289 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published 2006)
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