Human Rights: Universality and Diversity / Eva Brems.

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  • Universality and diversity.
  • Brill Law EBA 2022-2023
  • Leiden; Boston : Brill | Nijhoff 2001
Physical description
1 online resource.
  • 90-04-48195-8
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. [Leiden] : Brill, ©2021. Available in PDF format. Description based on contents viewed 19 January 2022.
  • Description based on print version record.
  • 1. Human rights and the universality principle: I. Universality concepts -- II. Brief history of the universality of human rights -- 2. An analysis of non-western human rights claims: I. Introduction -- II. Asian human rights claims -- III. African human rights views -- IV. Islam and human rights views -- V. Some common conclusions -- 3. Inclusive universality: I. Introduction -- II. Upholding the ideal of the universality of human rights -- III. Necessary consequences of the universality of human rights: toward inclusive universality -- IV. Further marking out inclusive universality -- V. Summing up -- 4. Legal techniques for the accomodation of diversity: I. Introduction -- II. Flexibility -- III. Transformation -- IV. Conclusion on legal techniques for the accomodation of diversity.
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  • This volume offers an analysis of context-specific human rights discourses from East Asia, Subsaharan Africa and the Muslim World. The author examines how and to what extent the claims that are advanced can and should be accommodated in order to further the universality of human rights.

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