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Title Special issue [electronic resource] : human rights : new possibilities/new problems / edited by Austin Sarat.

Imprint Bingley, U.K. : Emerald, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 232 pages) : illustrations.
Series Studies in law, politics and society, 1059-4337 ; v. 56
Studies in law, politics, and society ; v. 56.
Contents Self-ownership and self-alienation : three case studies / Ethan MacAdam -- Constitutive paradoxes of human rights : an interpretation in history and political theory / John R. Wallach -- Finding a place for marginal migrants in the international human rights system / Leila Kawar -- Why the underutilization of child rights in global mobilization? : the cases of female genital cutting practices and user fees for education / Elizabeth Heger Boyle, Hollie Nyseth -- The bottom up journey of 'defamation of religion' from Muslim states to the United Nations : a case study of the migration of anti-constitutional ideas / Robert C. Blitt -- The state action doctrine in international law / Laura A. Dickinson.
Summary Volume 56 of Studies in Law, Politics, and Society presents the latest scholarship on human rights. The work contained in this volume examines both the theoretical dimensions and dilemmas of human rights in the modern world and particular cases in which the problems and possibilities of human rights are examined. Taken together the contributions point to a need for more searching examination of the way human rights work and highlight the contribution of human rights to the advancement of claims for justice. Studies in Law, Politics, and Society is a leading socio-legal publication that truly embraces innovative, theoretically informed, interdisciplinary legal scholarship.
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Subject Human rights.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Sarat, Austin.
Other Form: Print version: 9781780522524
ISBN 9781780522531 (electronic bk.)
1780522533 (electronic bk.)