International Human Rights, Decolonisation and Globalisation: Becoming Human - Routledge Studies in International Law (Hardback)Shelley Wright (author)
Hardback 292 Pages / Published: 25/10/2001
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Covering a diverse range of topics, case studies and theories, the author undertakes a critique of the principal assumptions on which the existing international human rights regime has been constructed. She argues that the decolonization of human rights, and the creation of a global community that is conducive to the well-being of all humans, will require a radical restructuring of our ways of thinking, researching and writing. In contributing to this restructuring she brings together feminist and indigenous approaches as well as postmodern and post-colonial scholarship, engaging directly with some of the prevailing orthodoxies, such as 'universality', 'the individual', 'self-determination', 'cultural relativism', 'globalization' and 'civil society'.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 292
Weight: 567 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 19 mm
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