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The Resource The human rights paradox : universality and its discontents, edited by Steve J. Stern and Scott Straus, (electronic resource)

The human rights paradox : universality and its discontents, edited by Steve J. Stern and Scott Straus, (electronic resource)

Label
The human rights paradox : universality and its discontents
Title
The human rights paradox
Title remainder
universality and its discontents
Statement of responsibility
edited by Steve J. Stern and Scott Straus
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
WU/DLC
Dewey number
323
LC call number
JC571
LC item number
.H769684 2014
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  • 1951-
  • 1970-
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  • Stern, Steve J.
  • Straus, Scott
Series statement
Critical human rights
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  • Human rights
  • Human rights
  • Human rights advocacy
Label
The human rights paradox : universality and its discontents, edited by Steve J. Stern and Scott Straus, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
  • 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
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001172794
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
vi, 266 p.
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9780299299743
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013027992
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001172794
Label
The human rights paradox : universality and its discontents, edited by Steve J. Stern and Scott Straus, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
  • 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
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001172794
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
vi, 266 p.
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9780299299743
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013027992
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001172794

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