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The human rights paradox : universality and its discontents / edited by Steve J. Stern and Scott Straus ; contributors Jo-Marie Burt [and eleven others].

Publication:
Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (274 p.)
Series:
Critical human rights.
Critical Human Rights
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Subjects:
Human rights.
Human rights -- History.
Human rights advocacy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction. Embracing paradox: human rights in a global age / Steve J. Stern and Scott Straus
Part I. Who makes human rights?
Human rights history from the ground up: the case of East Timor / Geoff Robinson
Rights on display: museums and human rights claims / Bridget Conley-Zilkic
Civilian agency in times of crisis: lessons from Burundi / Meghan Foster Lynch
Part II. Interrogating classic concepts
Consulting survivors: evidence from Cambodia, northern Uganda, and other countries affected by mass violence / Patrick Vinck and Phuong Pham
"Memoria, verdad y justicia": the terrain of post-dictatorship social reconstruction and the struggle for human rights in Argentina / Noa Vaisman
Rethinking transitional justice: reflections on the paradoxes of accountability efforts in Peru / Jo-Marie Burt
Part III. New horizons
The aporias of new technologies for human rights activism / Fuyuki Kurasawa
The human right to water in rural India: promises and challenges / Philippe Cullet
A very promising species: from Hobbes to the human right to water / Richard P. Hiskes.
Notes:
Includes index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Stern, Steve J., 1951- editor of compilation.
Straus, Scott, 1970- editor of compilation.
Burt, Jo-Marie, contributor.
ISBN:
0-299-29973-2
OCLC:
875741766