The Politics of Human Rights

The Politics of Human Rights : A Global Perspective

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This work argues that the state's central role in protecting and promoting rights has been severely weakened under globalization and that as a consequence human rights are becoming less attainable. It analyzes how issues related to globalization impact on individual human rights.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 130 x 214 x 10mm | 222.26g
  • PLUTO PRESS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • index
  • 074531452X
  • 9780745314525

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'A humane and engaging polemic against globalization on the grounds that it undermines human rights and retards democratization.' --Global Review of Ethnopolitics 'A very useful book for those who wish to understand the position of human rights in today's world.' -- Peace News 'This book will appeal to critics of human rights and to those who question the growing, increasingly mainstream, political influence of rights discourse.' --International Relations
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About Tony Evans

Tony Evans is a lecturer at the Department of Politics, University of Southampton. His previous books include US Hegemony and the Project of Universal Human Rights (Macmillan, 1996) and Human Rights Fifty Years On: A Reappraisal (Manchester, 1998).
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