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dc.contributor.authorPhilips, Jos
dc.date.accessioned2020-05-14T13:52:24Z
dc.date.available2020-05-14T13:52:24Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.isbn9781003011569en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/37739
dc.description.abstract"This book argues that ultimately human rights can be actualized, in two senses. By answering important challenges to them, the real-world relevance of human rights can be brought out; and people worldwide can be motivated as needed for realizing human rights. Taking a perspective from moral and political philosophy, the book focuses on two challenges to human rights that have until now received little attention, but that need to be addressed if human rights are to remain plausible as a global ideal. Firstly, the challenge of global inequality: how, if at all, can one be sincerely committed to human rights in a structurally greatly unequal world that produces widespread inequalities of human rights protection? Secondly, the challenge of future people: how to adequately include future people in human rights, and how to set adequate priorities between the present and the future, especially in times of climate change? The book also asks whether people worldwide can be motivated to do what it takes to realize human rights. Furthermore, it considers the common and prominent challenges of relativism and of the political abuse of human rights. This book will be of key interest to scholars and students of human rights, political philosophy, and more broadly political theory, philosophy and the wider social sciences."en_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JP Politics & governmenten_US
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JP Politics & government::JPA Political science & theoryen_US
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JP Politics & government::JPV Political control & freedoms::JPVH Human rightsen_US
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JP Politics & government::JPW Political activismen_US
dc.subject.otheraccessen_US
dc.subject.otheractualizingen_US
dc.subject.otherfutureen_US
dc.subject.otherglobalen_US
dc.subject.otherhumanen_US
dc.subject.otherinequalityen_US
dc.subject.othermotivationen_US
dc.subject.otheropenen_US
dc.subject.otherpeopleen_US
dc.subject.otherrightsen_US
dc.titleActualizing Human Rightsen_US
dc.title.alternativeGlobal Inequality, Future People, and Motivationen_US
dc.typebook
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy7b3c7b10-5b1e-40b3-860e-c6dd5197f0bben_US
oapen.imprintRoutledgeen_US
oapen.pages142en_US
oapen.remark.public21-7-2020 - No DOI registered in CrossRef for ISBN 9780367820381


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