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Care Theory and International Relations

Daniel Engster

in The Heart of Justice: Care ethics and Political Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199214358
eISBN:
9780191706684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214358.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the question: What does it mean to care for others in international relations? Sara Ruddick, Fiona Robinson, and others have outlined international relations theories based upon ... More


Civil and Political Justice

Simon Caney

in Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Having argued, in Ch. 2, that there are universal moral values, the next logical step is to ask what these universal moral values are; this question is pursued in Chs 3 and 4, which consider ... More


Conclusion

William J. Talbott

in Human Rights and Human Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195173482
eISBN:
9780199872176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173482.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter retraces the history of moral development to show how it is possible for us to have discovered a meta-theoretical principle of moral improvement, the main principle. The main principle ... More


Law Enforcement and the Non-Conventional Human Right to Life

Nils Melzer

in Targeted Killing in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533169
eISBN:
9780191714511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533169.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the question of whether the conventional right to life has become part of general international law and, if so, whether it may be derogated from under the rules of general ... More


The Troubled Relationship Between Bioethics and Human Rights *

Richard Ashcroft

in Law and Bioethics: Current Legal Issues Volume 11

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545520
eISBN:
9780191721113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545520.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines the relationship between bioethics and humans. The first part of the chapter briefly presents the debate over the value of the UNESCO Universal Declaration on Bioethics and ... More


Religious Liberty in Western and Islamic Law

Kristine Kalanges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199859467
eISBN:
9780199933518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859467.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This book argues that differences between Western and Islamic legal formulations of religious freedom are attributable, in substantial part, to variations in their respective religious and ... More


The Challenge of Regulatory Legitimacy I

Roger Brownsword

in Rights, Regulation, and the Technological Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199276806
eISBN:
9780191707605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276806.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of the Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights. It then identifies and maps three leading bioethical positions, each of which is compressed within ... More


Novel Subjects and Enabling Fictions: the Formal Articulation of International Human Rights Law

Joseph R. Slaughter

in Human Rights, Inc.: The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228171
eISBN:
9780823241033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228171.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The United Nations delegates' encryption of Robinson Crusoe within the text of Article 29 of Universal Declaration of Human Rights, illustrates something of the historical cooperation between the ... More


Arguing for Human Rights: Labor Rights as Human Rights

Mathias Risse

in On Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142692
eISBN:
9781400845507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142692.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines whether labor rights are human rights. Labor rights appear in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and are covered by the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and ... More


Conclusion

Webb Keane

in Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691167732
eISBN:
9781400873593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167732.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter discusses the universal aspirations of contemporary human rights and humanitarian movements and the problems that they face. The human rights movement aims to realize the ... More


Conclusion: A Stand-in for the Universal Declaration, 1789–1948

Dan Edelstein

in On the Spirit of Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226588988
eISBN:
9780226589039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226589039.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

From the perspective of the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, the French Declaration of 1789 seemed like the foundation of a new international doctrine. Its principles would be echoed, often ... More


Compulsory Development: Narrative Self-sponsorship and the Right to Self-Determination

Joseph R. Slaughter

in Human Rights, Inc.: The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228171
eISBN:
9780823241033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228171.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Fifty years after the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), human rights have been rearticulated explicitly as a program for development; nonetheless, the human person(ality) ... More


Conclusion: Applied Theory and a Continued Cosmopolitan Enthusiasm

Garrett Wallace Brown

in Grounding Cosmopolitanism: From Kant to the Idea of a Cosmopolitan Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638819
eISBN:
9780748652822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638819.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter articulates the major themes discussed thus far and relates them to the Kantian model argued throughout the book. It provides a discussion of Kant's cosmopolitan theory in relation to ... More


The Continuing Universality of the Universal Declaration

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0043
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights has provided an essential starting point for what is proving, over fifty years on, to be a momentous journey in human history. Much has been resolved and has ... More


The Place of Capitalism in Pursuit of Human Rights in Globalized Relationships of States

Mohsen al Attar and Ciaron Murnane

in Globalization, International Law, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074151
eISBN:
9780199080830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074151.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The world economy is firmly within the grip of capitalist economic ideology, specifically its competitive predisposition, while collective global consciousness is dominated by a unified commitment to ... More


United Nations Human Rights Law

Steven Wheatley

in The Idea of International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198749844
eISBN:
9780191814174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749844.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 3 tells the story of human rights in the United Nations. The work shows how we can understand the UN as a complex system of regulatory authority, which evolves with changes in the behaviours ... More


The Right to Bargain Collectively in International Law: Workers' Right, Human Right, International Right?

Patrick Macklem

in Labour Rights as Human Rights

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199281060
eISBN:
9780191700156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281060.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes the two different ways in which workers' rights to collective action have been conceived at the international level. The first form was through conventions promulgated by the ... More


Thomas Scanlon: Value, Desire, and Quality of Life

Sissela Bok

in The Quality of Life

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287971
eISBN:
9780191596704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287976.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Bok notes that Scanlon shifts the discussion from the ‘goods’ or things that make lives better to what makes these things good as he doubts the existence of any unified account of this metaethical ... More


Human Rights Law: The Law of Human Dignity

Jennifer Moore

in Humanitarian Law in Action within Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199856961
eISBN:
9780190260064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199856961.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines international human rights law and its role in ensuring respect for human dignity as well the additional norms it provides to empower members of societies emerging from armed ... More


Concluding Remarks: Moral Alienation

J. M. Bernstein

in Torture and Dignity: An Essay on Moral Injury

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226266329
eISBN:
9780226266466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266466.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter opens with a reconstruction of the opening articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that makes it, as a response to the Nazi deformation of law, an exact analogue of the ... More


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