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Human rights, culture and context

anthropological perspectives

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Published by Pluto Press in London, Sterling, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights -- Philosophy.,
  • Human rights -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Cultural relativism.,
  • Ethnology.,
  • Social values.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesHuman rights, culture & context
    Statementedited by Richard A. Wilson.
    SeriesAnthropology, culture, and society
    ContributionsWilson, Richard, 1964-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC571 .H76943 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 227 p. :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL990488M
    ISBN 100745311431, 0745311423
    LC Control Number96028839

    Creating a Human Rights Culture. Website for Dr. Joseph Wronka, Professor of Social Work, Springfield College, MA; Fulbright in Pakistan and Austria, ; Representative to the UN in Geneva for the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) and Part-time Representative for the UN in New York for the People's Decade for Human Rights Learning (PDHRE); Author. Human rights violations are perpetrated in all parts of the world, and the universal reaction to such atrocities is overwhelmingly one of horror and sadness. Yet, as Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im and his contributors attest, our viewpoint is clouded and biased by the expectations native to our own culture.

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These and other conceptual issues are discussed in full in the first part of this book. The second part offers a detailed account of how the human rights idea came to be such a powerful force in the contemporary world; it traces the evolution of human rights from their origins to their present position in our daily lives, in political struggles /5(3).

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A world characterised by ethno-nationalist struggles, civil wars, and political violence has led anthropologists to examine in more detail the relationships between state violence, ideas about 'culture', and the activities of human rights organisations. The first coherent contextual study of its kind, Human Rights, Culture and Context moves beyond the conventional anthropological dichotomy of 3/5(1).

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The human rights culture: a study in history and context. [Lawrence M Friedman] -- Lawrence M. Friedman's newest book explores the sheer phenomenon of a near-global arc favoring the idea, and sometimes even the practice, of human rights.

Not the typical legal or philosophical. Introduction: Human Rights, Culture and Context by Richard A. Wilson, Sussex Univerisity2.

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By definition, human rights are. Because culture affects all aspects of human life, cultural rights illus­trate the indivisibility and interdependence of all rights in a more comprehensive fashion than do any other rights.

Indeed, it is difficult-perhaps even impossible-to examine cultural rights in isolation; cul­tural rights are often an inextricable part of other rights.The African Context of Human Rights Claude Ake Nobody can accuse Africa of taking human rights seriously.

In a world which sees concern for human rights as a mark of civilized sensitivity, this in-difference has given Africa a bad name. It is not unlikely that many consider it symptomatic of the rawness of life which has always been associated with.

The relevance of exploring culture in conjunction with international criminal law and human rights has ultimately been to contribute towards a more effective and optimistic cooperation between the Court and the African Union, and generally a better cooperation with Africa as well.