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Author Lenzerini, Federico.
Title The culturalization of human rights law [electronic resource] / Federico Lenzerini.
Publication Info Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition First edition.



Descript xxiv, 275 pages ; 24 cm
Edition First edition.
Contents 'Universalism' vs 'relativism' : the origins and characterization of the debate -- The philosophical foundations and development of international human rights law -- Methodological revisitation of the problem -- Are human rights a creation of the West? A look at pre-colonial societies -- The evolution of the Western concept of human rights -- Contemporary human rights standards in non-Western societies -- The progressive affirmation of collective rights, the weight of duties, and the diaspora from Western legacies : a holistic reconceptualization of human rights -- Culture and human rights : a tricky, indissoluble relationship -- Culturally based approach to human rights in international legal instruments -- Culturally based approach to international human rights law in international practice -- Culturally based approach to international human rights law in regional practice -- Closing synopsis -- Revisitation of the 'universalism vs relativism' debate -- Benefits determined by a differentiated culturally based approach to human rights -- Why does a given degree of universalism remain necessary? -- Identification and delimitation of universal human rights standards.
Note .
ISBN 0199664285
9780199664283
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Author Lenzerini, Federico.
Subject Human rights.
Culture and law.
Descript xxiv, 275 pages ; 24 cm
Edition First edition.
Contents 'Universalism' vs 'relativism' : the origins and characterization of the debate -- The philosophical foundations and development of international human rights law -- Methodological revisitation of the problem -- Are human rights a creation of the West? A look at pre-colonial societies -- The evolution of the Western concept of human rights -- Contemporary human rights standards in non-Western societies -- The progressive affirmation of collective rights, the weight of duties, and the diaspora from Western legacies : a holistic reconceptualization of human rights -- Culture and human rights : a tricky, indissoluble relationship -- Culturally based approach to human rights in international legal instruments -- Culturally based approach to international human rights law in international practice -- Culturally based approach to international human rights law in regional practice -- Closing synopsis -- Revisitation of the 'universalism vs relativism' debate -- Benefits determined by a differentiated culturally based approach to human rights -- Why does a given degree of universalism remain necessary? -- Identification and delimitation of universal human rights standards.
Note .
ISBN 0199664285
9780199664283
Author Lenzerini, Federico.
Subject Human rights.
Culture and law.

Subject Human rights.
Culture and law.
Descript xxiv, 275 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 'Universalism' vs 'relativism' : the origins and characterization of the debate -- The philosophical foundations and development of international human rights law -- Methodological revisitation of the problem -- Are human rights a creation of the West? A look at pre-colonial societies -- The evolution of the Western concept of human rights -- Contemporary human rights standards in non-Western societies -- The progressive affirmation of collective rights, the weight of duties, and the diaspora from Western legacies : a holistic reconceptualization of human rights -- Culture and human rights : a tricky, indissoluble relationship -- Culturally based approach to human rights in international legal instruments -- Culturally based approach to international human rights law in international practice -- Culturally based approach to international human rights law in regional practice -- Closing synopsis -- Revisitation of the 'universalism vs relativism' debate -- Benefits determined by a differentiated culturally based approach to human rights -- Why does a given degree of universalism remain necessary? -- Identification and delimitation of universal human rights standards.
Note .
ISBN 0199664285
9780199664283

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