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Published: 21 April 2019

208 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199589111

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Rights as Security

The Theoretical Basis of Security of Person

Rhonda Powell

  • An original contribution to human rights law and security studies
  • Draws on case law (primarily from Canada, South Africa and Europe) as well criminology, security studies, and philosophy
  • Explains the wide variation in the understanding of security in different contexts
  • Proposes a theory of personhood based on Sen and Nussbaum's 'capabilities approach'

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