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Human Rights and Global Diversity

Human Rights and Global Diversity
Author: R. Paul Churchill
ISBN 13: 9780130408853
ISBN 10: 130408859
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2005-02-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
List Price: $64.95

This accessible book defends human rights as truly universal for all persons globally, while respecting the importance of plurality and cultural diversity. It is unique, as well, in discussing cross-cultural negotiations regarding human rights. The book shows that there is no inherent contradiction between human rights norms and social and cultural values, practices, and forms of life worthy of preservation.

Concise yet comprehensive coverage includes reasoning about human rights, debating their universality, and cross-cultural negotiations.

For anyone interested in the advancement of human rights, and respectful of pluralism and the diversity of cultures and ways of life.