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Backlash: the undeclared war against human rights

Marks, Susan (2014) Backlash: the undeclared war against human rights. European Human Rights Law Review, 4. pp. 319-327. ISSN 1361-1526

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Considers the evidence of a "backlash" against human rights by the Government and the media, and analyses the conditions that have given rise to this phenomenon. Discusses how the insights of Nietzsche about resentment apply to the range of emotions invoked by human rights controversies. Assesses how the human rights movement should respond to the resentment of its detractors.

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Additional Information: © 2014 Sweet and Maxwell
Divisions: Law
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2014 13:37
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 15:01

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