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Human Rights and the Borders of Suffering

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Human Rights and the Borders of Suffering
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Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0719061059
ISBN-13: 9780719061059
Number of pages: 241

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This book argues for greater openness in the ways we approach human rights and international rights promotion, and in so doing brings some new understanding to old debates. Starting with the realities of abuse rather than the liberal architecture of rights, it casts human rights as a language for probing the political dimensions of suffering.

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