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Questions of Rights

William L. Miller, Annis May Timpson, and Michael Lessnoff

in Political Culture in Contemporary Britain: People and Politicians, Principles and Practice

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279846
eISBN:
9780191684302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279846.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter begins by setting out the purpose of the book, which is to take a wide-ranging look at British views of the proper relationships between government and citizens, and between one citizen ... More


Humanist and Political Perspectives on Human Rights

Pablo Gilabert

in Human Dignity and Human Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198827221
eISBN:
9780191866104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827221.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the relation between two perspectives on the nature of human rights. According to the “political” or “practical” perspective, human rights are claims that individuals have ... More


Compliance with the Obligation to Adopt a NHRAP

Azadeh Chalabi

in National Human Rights Action Planning

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198822844
eISBN:
9780191861291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822844.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Part II, ‘Doctrinal Perspectives’, is structured in two chapters: Chapter 3 and Chapter 4. Chapter 4, which is concerned with the state’s compliance with the obligation to adopt a National Human ... More


Varieties and Extent of Joint Landownership

Philip C. Brown

in Cultivating Commons: Joint Ownership of Arable Land in Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833923
eISBN:
9780824871710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833923.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the diversity of joint ownership practice. Records compiled in the course of preparing for the Meiji Land Tax Reforms of the 1870s show practices that range from a variety of ... More


The Rights of Past and Future Persons

Annette C. Baier

in Reflections On How We Live

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199570362
eISBN:
9780191809842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199570362.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter talks about the legally recognized rights of past and future generations. It clarifies whether persons who protect the rights of future or past generations can be properly regarded as ... More


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