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Published: 12 January 2012

192 Pages


ISBN: 9780199600823

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The Right to Have Rights

Citizenship, Humanity, and International Law

Alison Kesby

  • Fresh new interpretation and in-depth examination of the concept of the 'right to have rights' in the context of the international protection of human rights
  • Examines contemporary issues such as statelessness, the right to a nationality and the disenfranchisement of convicted prisoners
  • Multi-disciplinary study, drawing on political theory, philosophy, and sociology
  • Sheds light on concepts and relationships central to the protection of human rights in public international law; synthesizes and evaluates different interpretations of the right to have rights

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