Human Rights: Concept and Context by Brian Orend. Broadview Press, pp., pb. US$ ISBN Michael Doe. Issued Date: 1. William Sweet, Ed., Philosophical Theory and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Reviewed Orend – – Philosophy in Review “Brian Orend provides us with a remarkably irenical analysis of the main concepts, debates and thinkers that have fleshed out the modern idea of human rights.

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Jacquelyn rated it it was amazing Jan 08, Sign in Create an account. What Justifies Human Rights?

Tatia added it Jul 04, Who Bears Which Duties? These and other conceptual issues are discussed in full in the first part of this book.

The Challenge of Human Rights: Brian Orend, a professor in the department of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo, is also the author of War and International Justice: Can war ever be just? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The second part offers a detailed account of how the human rights idea came to be such a powerful force in the ane world; it traces the evolution of human rights from their origins to their present position in our daily lives, in political struggles, and in both national and international law.


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And how can those supportive of orfnd rights best respond? A third factor considered when the literature was chosen was US-Saudi relations, with an emphasis on how much is at stake in the relationship, and how US interaction with Saudi Arabia might benefit those who traditionally suffer in the current conditions of the Kingdom. It syncs automatically with your account and allows you to read online or offline wherever you are.

The current research focuses on conditions for women in Saudi Arabia as well as the importance of a working economic relationship between the US and Saudi Arabia and Dontext public opinion on the topic. Very well written, in-depth, and good criticism and analysis by Orend. Frida Olsson added it Mar 29, Flora Kwong added it Jun 22, Account Options Sign in.

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Human Rights: Concept and Context

He also looks ahead to future developments in global institutional reform using cases from the Persian Gulf War, Somalia, Bosnia, and Rwanda to illustrate his argument. Yacoub – – Diogenes 52 2: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. Paul Martin, Columbia University. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Research was also studied about the circumstances that women in Saudi Arabia are subjected to daily and the effects anx these circumstances have on women’s social capital and ability to flourish, especially in regard to education.

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