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The First Lady and the Philosopher: Eleanor Roosevelt, Charles Malik, and the Human Rights Project

Mary Ann Glendon

in The Forum and the Tower: How Scholars and Politicians Have Imagined the World, from Plato to Eleanor Roosevelt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199782451
eISBN:
9780190252533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199782451.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter describes how Lebanese philosopher Charles Malik and Eleanor Roosevelt worked closely with a multinational committee of philosophers and diplomats to produce the 1948 Universal ... More


Human Rights in History

John Lechte and Saul Newman

in Agamben and the Politics of Human Rights: Statelessness, Images, Violence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748645725
eISBN:
9780748689163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645725.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

In this chapter, Human rights in the formal modern sense are seen to have really come into being with the 1948 United Nations Declaration. However, there is also a strong eighteenth-century precedent ... More


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