Ethics, Human Rights, and Culture: Beyond Relativism and Universalism

Palgrave-Macmillan (2005)
Abstract
Is it possible, given culturally incongruent perspectives, to validate any common standards of behavior? Is it possible to implement human rights in societies without incorporating the idea into their fabric of culture? Is it possible for cultural communities to survive in the contemporary world without rights protection? This book addresses questions like these in the light of an inventive and original understanding of culture.
Keywords Human rights  Social ethics  Cultural pluralism
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Call number JC571.L52828 2005
ISBN(s) 1403985480
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