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Are human rights really ‘universal, inalienable, and indivisible’?

Nasr, Leila (2016) Are human rights really ‘universal, inalienable, and indivisible’? LSE Human Rights Blog (14 Sep 2016). Website.

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Following centuries of ongoing revision, repetition and reconceptualisation, international human rights theory and practice continues to grapple with three integral concepts: universality, inalienability, and indivisibility. These concepts are perceived as being essential to its continued validity, yet themselves also embody human rights’ most pressing critiques.

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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
K Law > K Law (General)
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2017 12:42
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 20:45

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