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Title The politics of human rights / edited by Obrad Savic for the Belgrade Circle journal.

Imprint London, [England] ; New York, N.Y. : Verso, 1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  323 P759 1999    ---  Available
Description vii, 360 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-356).
Contents pt. I. The politics of human rights -- Introduction : Global and the local in human rights / Obrad Savic -- Law of peoples / John Rawls -- Rights of man and good will / Emmanuel Levinas -- Private and public autonomy, human rights and popular sovereignty / Jurgen Habermas -- Human rights, rationality and sentimentality / Richard Rorty -- Law, solidarity and the tasks of philosophy / Peter Dews -- Conditions of an unforced consensus on human rights / Charles Taylor -- Majority rule and individual rights / Jon Elster -- Are human rights truly universal? / Antonio Cassese -- Democracy and human rights under different conditions of development / Robert Dahl -- Other's rights / Jean-Francois Lyotard -- Human rights in the "New Europe" / Aaron Rhodes -- Hobbes, "fearful discourse," and the basic right to refuse to bear arms during military service / Aleksandar Molnar -- Legal status of national minorities in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia / Marijana Santrac -- Women's rights as human rights / Charlotte Bunch -- pt. II. Subversive discourse -- Political theory and the problem of violence / Anthony Giddens -- Local and global / Terry Eagleton -- Time of consumption and the consumption of time / Rajesh Sampath -- Perfect crime / Jean Baudrillard -- pt. III. Inventory of texts -- "Painful peace" / Noam Chomsky -- Critique and analysis in media studies / Paul Jalbert -- Metaphor, ontology and scientific truth / Christopher Norris -- pt. IV. War in the tribal zone : Yugoslavia -- Parallel worlds / Obrad Savic -- Speed memories (III) / Obrad Savic.
Subject Human rights.
Added Author Savic, Obrad.
Beogradski krug.
ISBN 1859847277

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