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Published: 06 April 2022

544 Pages

7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190085469

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Human Rights

Theory and Practice

Fourth Edition

Author Michael Goodhart

  • Takes a multi-disciplinary approach, drawing together contributions from political and social scientists, philosophers, lawyers, and policy experts
  • Makes extensive use of case studies to illustrate key points and emphasize the practical and political dynamics of human rights
  • Ensures that students are up-to-date with cutting edge research in a constantly evolving field
  • Includes extensive pedagogical support to aid student learning and encourage critical analysis

New to this Edition:

  • New chapters on feminism, imperialism, and the performative dimensions of human rights practice
  • New chapter on politics, specifically the controversies and conflicts that emerge in their practice
  • New chapters on indigenous rights, language sovereignty, the human right to water, and the Sustainable Development Goals
  • All chapters have been updated and revised