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McCann, G. and hAdhmaill, F.
International Human Rights, Social Policy and Global Development: Critical Perspectives
Policy Press/Bristol University Press
Bristol, UK.
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International Human Rights Human Rights based Approaches NGOs and Human Rights Social Policy and Human Rights Global Development and Human Rights
With international human rights under challenge, this book represents a comprehensive critique that adds a social policy perspective to recent political and legalistic analysis. Twenty-five contributors from academia and NGOs across the globe draw on local and global examples to review constructs of international human rights and their impact on social policy and human welfare. With thorough analysis of their strengths, weaknesses and enforcement, it sets out their role in domestic and geopolitical affairs. Foreword by Albie Sachs, activist, lawyer, Professor Extraordinaire, University of Pretoria, former Constitutional Court Judge, South Africa and National Executive Member of the African National Congress. This book presents an critical appraisal of both the concepts of international human rights and their realities and will engage those with an interest in human rights, social policy, global development, politics and international relations.
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