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Title LinkThe human rights paradox : universality and its discontents / edited by Steve J. Stern and Scott Straus.
Distribution Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2014]
©2014
Description vi, 266 p. ;  23 cm.
Type of Material Book GV
Series ( Critical human rights )
Series ( Critical human rights.)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Subject LinkHuman rights.
LinkHuman rights -- History.
LinkHuman rights advocacy.
Add.Author LinkStern, Steve J., 1951- editor of compilation.
LinkStraus, Scott, 1970- editor of compilation.

System Number 000680163
ISBN Link9780299299743 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link0299299740 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link9780299299736 (e-book)

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