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The Conservative Human Rights Revolution
Language: en
Pages: 488
Authors: Marco Duranti
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-13 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Conservative Human Rights Revolution radically reinterprets the origins of the European human rights system, arguing that its conservative inventors envisioned the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) not only as an instrument to contain communism and fascism in continental Europe,but to allow them to pursue a controversial political agenda
Decolonization, Self-Determination, and the Rise of Global Human Rights Politics
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Roland Burke
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume presents the first global history of human rights politics in the age of decolonization. The conflict between independence movements and colonial powers shaped the global human rights order that emerged after the Second World War. It was also critical to the genesis of contemporary human rights organizations and
The Rights Revolution Revisited
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Lynda G. Dodd
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-25 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Examines the implementation of the rights revolution, bringing together a distinguished group of political scientists and legal scholars who study the roles of agencies and courts in shaping the enforcement of civil rights statutes.
The Routledge History of Human Rights
Language: en
Pages: 670
Authors: Jean Quataert, Lora Wildenthal
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-03 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge History of Human Rights is an interdisciplinary collection that provides historical and global perspectives on a range of human rights themes of the past 150 years. The volume is made up of 34 original contributions. It opens with the emergence of a "new internationalism" in the mid-nineteenth century,
Christianity and Human Rights Reconsidered
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Sarah Shortall, Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-24 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume showcases the work of a new generation of scholars interested in the historical connection between religion and human rights in the twentieth century, offering a truly global perspective on the internal diversity, theological roots, and political implications of Christian human rights theory.