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Making sense of human rights, James W. Nickel, (electronic resource)

Label
Making sense of human rights
Title
Making sense of human rights
Statement of responsibility
James W. Nickel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This fully revised and extended edition of James Nickel’s classic study explains and defends the contemporary conception of human rights. Combining philosophical, legal and political approaches, Nickel explains international human rights law and addresses questions of justification and feasibility. New, revised edition of James Nickel's classic study. Explains and defends the conception of human rights found in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) and subsequent treaties in a clear and lively style. Covers fundamental freedoms, due process rights, social rights, and minority rights. Updated throughout to include developments in law, politics, and theory since the publication of the first edition. New features for this edition include an extensive bibliography and a chapter on human rights and terrorism
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
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Nickel, James W
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Civil rights
  • Human rights
Label
Making sense of human rights, James W. Nickel, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?HURI;2773439
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed Nov. 30, 2014)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- The contemporary idea of human rights -- Human rights as rights -- Making sense of human rights -- Starting points for justifying human rights -- A framework for justifying specific rights -- The list question -- Due process rights and terrorist emergencies -- Economic liberties as fundamental freedoms -- Social rights as human rights -- Minority rights -- Eight responses to the relativist -- The good sense in human rights -- App. 1: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights -- App. 2: The European Convention on Human Rights -- App. 3: The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights -- App. 4: The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Control code
ASP2670241/huri
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (267 p.)
Form of item
online
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a228768
  • (OCoLC)898207464
Label
Making sense of human rights, James W. Nickel, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?HURI;2773439
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed Nov. 30, 2014)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- The contemporary idea of human rights -- Human rights as rights -- Making sense of human rights -- Starting points for justifying human rights -- A framework for justifying specific rights -- The list question -- Due process rights and terrorist emergencies -- Economic liberties as fundamental freedoms -- Social rights as human rights -- Minority rights -- Eight responses to the relativist -- The good sense in human rights -- App. 1: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights -- App. 2: The European Convention on Human Rights -- App. 3: The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights -- App. 4: The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Control code
ASP2670241/huri
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (267 p.)
Form of item
online
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a228768
  • (OCoLC)898207464

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