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  1. Declaration on Anthropology and Human Rights (1999).Committe for Human Rights & American Anthropological Association - 2009 - In Mark Goodale (ed.), Human Rights: An Anthropological Reader. Wiley-Blackwell.
     
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    Human Rights From the Nuremberg Doctors Trial to the Geneva Declaration. Persons and Institutions in Medical Ethics and History.Andreas Frewer - 2010 - Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 13 (3):259-268.
    The “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” and the “Geneva Declaration” by the World Medical Association, both in 1948, were preceded by the foundation of the United Nations in New York (1945), the World Medical Association in London (1946) and the World Health Organization in Geneva (1948). After the end of World War II the community of nations strove to achieve and sustain their primary goals of peace and security, as well as their basic premise, namely the health of (...)
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    History, Human Rights, and Globalization.Sumner B. Twiss - 2004 - Journal of Religious Ethics 32 (1):39-70.
    An illustrative comparison of human rights in 1948 and the contemporary period, attempting to gauge the impact of globalization on changes in the content of human rights (e.g., collective rights, women's rights, right to a healthy environment), major abusers and guarantors of human rights (e.g., state actors, transnational corporations, social movements), and alternative justifications of human rights (e.g., pragmatic agreement, moral intuitionism, overlapping consensus, cross-cultural dialogue).
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    The Impact of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on the Study of History.Antoon de Baets - 2009 - History and Theory 48 (1):20-43.
    There is perhaps no text with a broader impact on our lives than the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights . It is strange, therefore, that historians have paid so little attention to the UDHR. I argue that its potential impact on the study of history is profound. After asking whether the UDHR contains a general view of history, I address the consequences of the UDHR for the rights and duties of historians, and explain how (...)
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    Human Rights Education Through the 'Facing History and Ourselves' Program.Mary Brabeck, Maureen Kenny, Sonia Stryker, Terry Tollefson & Margot Sternstrom - 1994 - Journal of Moral Education 23 (3):333-347.
    Abstract This study examined the effects of the Facing History and Ourselves (FHAO) human rights program on moral development and psychological functioning. The FHAO curriculum significantly increased 8th grade students? moral reasoning (Rest's 1979 Defining Issues Test) without adversely impacting on their psychological well?being (scores on depression, hopelessness or self?worth inventories). Girls were more empathic and had higher levels of social interest; boys had higher global self?worth scores; there were no differences between boys and girls in their (...)
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    Democracy, Human Rights and History Reading Lefort.Raf Geenens - 2008 - European Journal of Political Theory 7 (3):269-286.
    This article offers an overview of the French political philosopher Claude Lefort's oeuvre, arguing that his work should be read as a normative or even universalist justification of democracy and human rights. The notion of history plays a crucial notion in this enterprise, as Lefort demonstrates that there is an ineluctable 'historical' or 'political' condition of human coexistence, a condition that can only be properly accommodated in a regime of democracy and human rights. This (...)
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    Moral Dilemmas in Teaching Recent History Related to the Violation of Human Rights in Chile.Abraham Magendzo & María Isabel Toledo - 2009 - Journal of Moral Education 38 (4):445-465.
    This article reviews the moral dilemmas that a teacher faces in the classroom when teaching recent history which deals with military regimes, violation of human rights and the transition to democracy in Chile . Furthermore, it explores the neutrality of the content taught; the ideological standpoints of the teachers and the students; emotions that emerge; relationships with the victims and so on. These tensions were noted during research undertaken in secondary schools in Santiago, Chile, in 2007. Introducing (...)
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    On the Use and Abuse of History in Philosophy of Human Rights.Lena Halldenius - unknown
    History plays an important role in the philosophy of human rights, more so than in philosophical discussions on related concepts, such as justice. History tends to be used in order to make it credible that there is a tradition of rights as a moral idea, or an ethical ideal, that transcends national boundaries. In the example that I investigate in this chapter, this moral idea is tightly spun around the moral dignity of the human (...)
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    Why Are We Involved in Human Rights and Moral Education? Educators as Constructors of Our Own History.Abraham Magendzo Kolstrein - 2011 - Journal of Moral Education 40 (3):289-297.
    My professional interest originally focused on curriculum planning and development, but for the last 30 years I have been researching, publishing and teaching in the field of human rights education. Suddenly, I became a human rights educator. Suddenly? No, nothing in our personal and professional life is the result of an abrupt occurrence. We are subjects of a particular history, a succession of events and narratives, located in time, space and circumstances. I constructed myself, consciously (...)
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  10. Human Rights and Legal History: Essays in Honour of Brian Simpson.Katherine O'Donovan & Gerry R. Rubin (eds.) - 2000 - Oxford University Press UK.
    A collection of essays with themes in human rights and legal history, spanning several centuries, containing a tribute to one of the most remarkable jurists of our time. Linked by an historical and contextual approach, these essays add to knowledge of legal history and human rights and provide a reference point for future research.
     
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  11. Human Rights and Legal History Essays in Honour of Brian Simpson.A. W. B. Simpson, Katherine O'donovan & Gerry R. Rubin - 2000
     
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    History, Human Rights and the Left.Alastair Davidson - 2010 - Thesis Eleven 100 (1):106-116.
    Marxists should reconsider their usual attitude to universal human rights. On the Jewish Question did not reject the entire French Declaration of 1791. In 1843 Marx and Engels were close to Babouvism, the continuation of French rights. Nor was their view that the 1791 Declaration must be completed by economic and social rights; rather, their criticism concerned the reduction of universal rights to citizen rights because it left the state the final arbiter of justice, (...)
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    The Sacredness of the Person or The Last Utopia: A Conversation About the History of Human Rights.Samuel Moyn & Hans Joas - 2015 - In David Kim & Susanne Kaul (eds.), Imagining Human Rights. De Gruyter. pp. 9-32.
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    The Human Rights Revolution: An International History by Akira Iriye, Petra Goedde, and William I. Hitchcock (Eds.). [REVIEW]William Michael Schmidli - 2013 - Human Rights Review 14 (1):63-65.
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  15. The Human Rights Revolution: An International History by Akira Iriye, Petra Goedde, and William I. Hitchcock (Eds.): New York: Oxford University Press, 2012 (Book Review).William Michael Schmidli - 2013 - Human Rights Review 14 (1):63-65.
     
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    Human Rights and the Abuses of History by Samuel Moyn.Rowland Brucken - forthcoming - Human Rights Review.
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    Human Rights in China as an Interdisciplinary Field: History, Current Debates and New Approaches.Cushman Thomas - 2011 - In Thomas Cushman (ed.), Handbook of Human Rights. Routledge.
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  18. The Challenge of Human Rights: Origin, Development, and Significance.John Mahoney - 2007 - Blackwell.
    The Challenge of Human Rights traces the history of human rights theory from classical antiquity through the enlightenment to the modern human rights movement, and analyses the significance of human rights in today’s increasingly globalized world. Provides an engaging study of the origin and the philosophical and political development of human rights discourse. Offers an original defence of human rights. Explores the significance of human rights (...)
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    A Concise History of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.Paul G. Kauper - 1971 - Philosophy and History 4 (2):221-223.
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  20. Human Rights, China, and Cross-Cultural Inquiry: Philosophy, History, and Power Politics.Randall P. Peerenboom - 2005 - Philosophy East and West 55 (2):283 - 320.
  21. Samuel Moyn and the New History of Human Rights.Eric D. Weitz - 2013 - European Journal of Political Theory 12 (1):84-93.
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    The Myth of Universal Human Rights: Its Origin, History, and Explanation, Along with a More Humane Way, by David N. Stamos.David Boersema - 2016 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 94 (1):208-209.
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    The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History by Samuel Moyn.Ross Poole - 2012 - Constellations 19 (2):340-343.
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    Human Rights at the End of History.Costas Douzinas - 1999 - Angelaki 4 (1):99 – 114.
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    Inventing Human Rights: A History - by Lynn Hunt.—Bronwyn Leebaw - 2008 - Ethics and International Affairs 22 (1):119–121.
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    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948 in the History of Cosmopolitanism.Samuel Moyn - 2014 - Critical Inquiry 40 (4):365-384.
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    The International Human Rights Movement: A History, Neier , 379 Pp., $35 Cloth. [REVIEW]Samuel Moyn - 2012 - Ethics and International Affairs 26 (3):392-395.
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    Book Review: Hunt L. 2007: Inventing Human Rights -- A History. London: WW Norton, 272 Pp. GBP15.99 . ISBN: 978 0 393 06095 9. [REVIEW]A. Gallagher - 2008 - Nursing Ethics 15 (3):421-422.
  29. John Woodward;, Robert Jütte .Coping with Sickness: Medicine, Law, and Human Rights—Historical Perspectives. Xii + 211 Pp., Bibl., Index. Sheffield, England: European Association for History of Medicine and Health Publications, 2000. £24.95. [REVIEW]Donald T. Critchlow - 2002 - Isis 93 (2):292-293.
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  30. Inventing Human Rights: A History, Lynn Hunt (New York: WW Norton and Company, 2007), 272 Pp., $25.95 Cloth, $14.95 Paper. [REVIEW]Bronwyn Leebaw - 2008 - Ethics and International Affairs 22 (1):119-121.
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    Rethinking Human Rights for the New Millennium.A. Belden Fields - 2003 - Palgrave-Macmillan.
    A. Belden Fields invites people to think more deeply about human rights in this book in an attempt to overcome many of the traditional arguments in the human rights literature. He argues that human rights should be reconceptualized in a holistic way to combine philosophical, historical, and empirical-practical dimensions. Human rights are viewed not as a set of universal abstractions but rather as a set of past and ongoing social practices rooted in (...)
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    The Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights: An Overview.Rowan Cruft, S. Matthew Liao & Massimo Renzo - 2015 - In Rowan Cruft, S. Matthew Liao & Massimo Renzo (eds.), Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. pp. 1-44.
    The introduction introduces the history of the concept of human rights and its philosophical genealogy. It raises questions of the nature of human rights, the grounds of human rights, difference between proposed and actual human rights, and scepticism surrounding the very idea of human rights. In the course of this discussion, it concludes that the diversity of positions on human rights is a sign of the intellectual, cultural, (...)
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    'Death to Tyrants": Self-Defence, Human Rights and Tyrannicide - Part II.S. Brincat - 2009 - Journal of International Political Theory 5 (1):75-93.
    This is the final part of a series of two papers that have examined the conceptual development of the philosophical justifications for tyrannicide. While Part I focused on the classical, medieval, and liberal justifications for tyrannicide, Part II aims to provide the tentative outlines of a contemporary model of tyrannicide in world politics. It is contended that a reinvigorated conception of self-defence, when coupled with the modern understanding of universal human rights, may provide the foundation for the normative (...)
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    The Meanings of Rights: The Philosophy and Social Theory of Human Rights.Costas Douzinas & C. A. Gearty (eds.) - 2014 - Cambridge University Press.
    Questioning some of the repetitive and narrow theoretical writings on rights, a group of leading intellectuals examine human rights from philosophical, theological, historical, literary and political perspectives.
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    Human Rights in Kosovo.Kurt Beurmann - 2008 - Human Rights Review 9 (1):41-54.
    The emotions surrounding the question of Kosovo’s future owe their intensity to the long history of human rights abuses in the province. The years 1945–1966 and 1987–1999, in particular, saw harsh repression of local Albanians and a systematic favoring of local Serbs. Since June 1999, the province has been under international supervision, and, in this period, Serbs complain that they have been the victims of repeated acts of violence at the hands of Albanians. This article provides an (...)
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    Obama's Human Rights Policy: Déjà Vu with a Twist.John Dietrich & Caitlyn Witkowski - 2012 - Human Rights Review 13 (1):39-64.
    In US history, much human rights policy developed in four waves during the twentieth century. These waves were triggered by similar circumstances, but all proved short-lived as structural constraints such as limited US power over other countries’ domestic actions, competing US policy priorities, a US hesitance to join multilateral institutions, and the continued domestic political weakness of human rights advocates led to setbacks. As Barack Obama took office, his campaign comments and the past patterns led (...)
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  37. The End of Human Rights: Critical Legal Thought at the Turn of the Century.Costas Douzinas - 2000 - Hart.
     
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  38. Natural Law, Human Nature, and Natural Rights in Edmund Burke: A Study Inthe History of Ideas.Burleigh Taylor Wilkins - 1965 - Dissertation, Princeton University
     
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  39. Narrative Structures, Narratives of Abuse, and Human Rights.Diana Tietjens Meyers - 2009 - In Lisa Tessman (ed.), Feminist Ethics and Social and Political Philosophy: Theorizing the Non- Ideal. Kluwer Academic Publishers.
    This paper explores the relation between victims’ stories and normativity. As a contribution to understanding how the stories of those who have been abused or oppressed can advance moral understanding, catalyze moral innovation, and guide social change, this paper focuses on narrative as a variegated form of representation and asks whether personal narratives of victimization play any distinctive role in human rights discourse. In view of the fact that a number of prominent students of narrative build normativity into (...)
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    Protection and Advancement of Human Rights in Developing Countries: Luxuries or Necessities?Mazhar Siraj - 2011 - Human Affairs 21 (3):304-315.
    The luxury-versus-necessity controversy is primarily concerned with the importance of civil and political rights vis-à-vis economic and social rights. The viewpoint of political leaders of many developing and newly industrialized countries, especially China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Indonesia is that civil and political rights are luxuries that only rich nations can afford. The United Nations, transnational civil society and the Western advanced countries oppose this viewpoint on normative and empirical grounds. While this controversy is far from (...)
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  41. The European Image of God and Man: A Contribution to the Debate on Human Rights.Hans Christian Günther & Andrea A. Robiglio (eds.) - 2010 - Brill.
     
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    Human Rights,Cultural Pluralism, and International Health Research.Patricia A. Marshall - 2005 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 26 (6):529-557.
    In the field of bioethics, scholars have begun to consider carefully the impact of structural issues on global population health, including socioeconomic and political factors influencing the disproportionate burden of disease throughout the world. Human rights and social justice are key considerations for both population health and biomedical research. In this paper, I will briefly explore approaches to human rights in bioethics and review guidelines for ethical conduct in international health research, focusing specifically on health research (...)
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    Health and Human Rights: Epistemological Status and Perspectives of Development. [REVIEW]Mpinga Emmanuel Kabengele, London Leslie & Chastonay Philippe - 2011 - Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 14 (3):237-247.
    The health and human rights movement (HHR) shows obvious signs of maturation both internally and externally. Yet there are still many questions to be addressed. These issues include the movement’s epistemological status and its perspectives of development. This paper discusses critically the conditions of emergence of HHR, its identity, its dominant schools of thought, its epistemological postures and its methodological issues. Our analysis shows that: (a) the epistemological status of HHR is ambiguous; (b) its identity is uncertain in (...)
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    Governing Planetary Nanomedicine: Environmental Sustainability and a UNESCO Universal Declaration on the Bioethics and Human Rights of Natural and Artificial Photosynthesis (Global Solar Fuels and Foods). [REVIEW]Thomas Faunce - 2012 - NanoEthics 6 (1):15-27.
    Abstract Environmental and public health-focused sciences are increasingly characterised as constituting an emerging discipline—planetary medicine. From a governance perspective, the ethical components of that discipline may usefully be viewed as bestowing upon our ailing natural environment the symbolic moral status of a patient. Such components emphasise, for example, the origins and content of professional and social virtues and related ethical principles needed to promote global governance systems and policies that reduce ecological stresses and pathologies derived from human overpopulation, selfishness (...)
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  45. Human Rights and the Leap of Love.Alexandre Lefebvre - 2016 - Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy 24 (2):21-40.
    To commemorate the 75 th anniversary of Henri Bergson’s death I present what I believe is his most vital and lasting contribution to political philosophy: his conception of human rights. This article has two goals. The first is to present Bergson’s writings on human rights as clearly and simply as possible, so as to reach the wide audience it deserves. The second is to demonstrate his relevance for contemporary human rights scholarship. To do so, (...)
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  46. Human Rights, Women's Rights, Gender Mainstreaming, and Diversity: The Language Question.Yvanka B. Raynova - 2015 - In Community, Praxis, and Values in a Postmetaphysical Age: Studies on Exclusion and Social Integration in Feminist Theory and Contemporary Philosophy. Axia Academic Publishers. pp. 38-89.
    In the following study the author goes back to the beginnings of the Women's Rights movements in order to pose the question on gender equality by approaching it through the prism of language as a powerful tool in human rights battles. This permits her to show the deep interrelation between women's struggle for recognition and some particular women rights, like the "feminization" of professional titles and the implementation of a gender sensitive language. Hence she argues the (...)
     
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    The Idea of Human Rights.Charles R. Beitz - 2009 - Oxford University Press.
    The international doctrine of human rights is one of the most ambitious parts of the settlement of World War II. Since then, the language of human rights has become the common language of social criticism in global political life. This book is a theoretical examination of the central idea of that language, the idea of a human right. In contrast to more conventional philosophical studies, the author takes a practical approach, looking at the history (...)
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    The Language of Rights and Conceptual History.Oliver O'Donovan - 2009 - Journal of Religious Ethics 37 (2):193-207.
    The historical problem about the origins of the language of rights derives its importance from the conceptual problem: of "two fundamentally different ways of thinking about justice," which is basic? Is justice unitary or plural? This in turn opens up a problem about the moral status of human nature. A narrative of the origins of "rights" is an account of how and when a plural concept of justice comes to the fore, and will be based on the (...)
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    Transnational Corporations and the Duty to Respect Basic Human Rights.Denis G. Arnold - 2010 - Business Ethics Quarterly 20 (3):371-399.
    In a series of reports the United Nations Special Representative on the issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporations has emphasized a tripartite framework regarding business and human rights that includes the state “duty to protect,” the TNC “responsibility to respect,” and “appropriate remedies” for human rights violations. This article examines the recent history of UN initiatives regarding business and human rights and places the tripartite framework in historical context. Three approaches (...)
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    What is a Fair Trial? Rape Prosecutions, Disclosure and the Human Rights Act.Thérèse Murphy & Noel Whitty - 2000 - Feminist Legal Studies 8 (2):143-167.
    This article engages with the vogue for predicting the effects of the Human Rights Act 1998 by focusing on the rape prosecution and trial. The specific interest is feminist scrutiny of the right to a fair trial, particularly the concept of ‘fairness’, in light of the increasing use of disclosure rules (in Canada and England) to gain access to medical and counseling records. Transcending the two contemporary narratives of ‘victims’/women’s rights and defendants’ rights in the criminal (...)
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