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Levy, Daniel, 1962-
Human rights and memory / Daniel Levy and Natan Sznaider
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2010
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 3rd Floor  JC571 .L49 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Human rights -- History
Human rights -- Social aspects
International relations -- History
Physical Description x, 177 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-171) and index
Contents The ubiquity of human rights in a cosmopolitan age -- Sociology and human rights -- Sovereignty and human rights : the Hobbesian challenge -- International law and the formation of nation-states -- From minority to human : the changing face of rights -- The Cold War period : more than one universalism -- The post-Cold War period : globalization and the cosmopolitan turn -- Human rights and the clash of memories : the politics of forgiveness -- East meets West : Europe and its others -- Human rights and sovereignty after 9/11
Summary "Examines the foundations of human rights, how their political and cultural validation in a global context is posing challenges to nation-state sovereignty, and how they become an integral part of international relations and are institutionalized into domestic legal and political practices"--Provided by publisher
Series Essays on human rights
Alternate Author Sznaider, Natan, 1954-

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