International Human Rights by Alison Dundes Renteln
Universalism Versus Relativism (Classics of the Social Sciences)

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The universality of international human rights has been an enduring issue. This volume argues that the positions of universalists and cultural relativists are not diametrically opposed and that it is possible to demonstrate, empirically and cross-culturally, the existence of worldwide human rights. This anthropological look at a long-standing legal and philosophical issue will be of value to scholars and human rights activists alike.
 

About Alison Dundes Renteln

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Alison Dundes Renteln is a Professor of Political Science and Anthropology at the University of Southern California. She is an expert on cultural rights, including the use of the 'cultural defense' in the legal system, and has lectured to judicial organizations and law enforcement groups on this subject. She served on the State Bar Commission on Access to Justice and the California Judicial Council Access and Fairness Advisory Committee.
 
Published April 30, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. 208 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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