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An Age of Human Rights?

Upendra Baxi

in The Future of Human Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195690439
eISBN:
9780199081059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195690439.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Much of the twentieth century of the Christian Era, especially its latter half, is hailed as the Age of Human Rights. In some ways, human rights sociolect emerges, in this era of the end of ideology, ... More


Proportionate Killing: Using Traditional Conditions to Model the Relationship Between Liability and Lesser-Evil Justifications for Killing in War

Jovana Davidovic

in Weighing Lives in War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198796176
eISBN:
9780191837272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796176.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter attempts to explain how liability and lesser-evil justifications can work together, in an individualist account of just war, to answer some difficult questions about fighting in war. It ... More


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