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Mikael R (Ed Madsen - Making Human Rights Intelligible: Towards a Sociology of Human Rights - 9781849463959 - V9781849463959
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Making Human Rights Intelligible: Towards a Sociology of Human Rights

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Description for Making Human Rights Intelligible: Towards a Sociology of Human Rights Hardback. By highlighting the institutional and socio-cultural context of human rights, this timely collection provides illuminating insights into the emergence and contemporary societal significance of human rights. Editor(s): Madsen, Mikael Rask; Verschraegen, Gert. Series: Onati International Series in Law and Society. Num Pages: 320 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures, graphs. BIC Classification: LAQ; LNDC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 242 x 156 x 23. Weight in Grams: 630.
Human rights have become a defining feature of contemporary society, permeating public discourse on politics, law and culture. But why did human rights emerge as a key social force in our time and what is the relationship between rights and the structures of both national and international society? By highlighting the institutional and socio-cultural context of human rights, this timely and thought-provoking collection provides illuminating insights into the emergence and contemporary societal significance of human rights. Drawn from both sides of the Atlantic and adhering to refreshingly different theoretical orientations, the contributors to this volume show how sociology can develop ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
Series
Onati International Series in Law and Society
Number of Pages
320
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781849463959
SKU
V9781849463959
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About Mikael R (Ed Madsen
Mikael Rask Madsen is Director of iCourts, Centre of Excellence for International Courts and a Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen. Gert Verschraegen is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Antwerp.

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