Universal Human Rights in a World of Difference
By (author) Brooke A. Ackerly
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Universal Human Rights in a World of Difference by Brooke A. Ackerly
Book DescriptionFrom the diverse work and often competing insights of women's human rights activists, Brooke Ackerly has written a feminist and a universal theory of human rights that bridges the relativists' concerns about universalizing from particulars and the activists' commitment to justice. Unlike universal theories that rely on shared commitments to divine authority or to an 'enlightened' way of reasoning, Ackerly's theory relies on rigorous methodological attention to difference and disagreement. She sets out human rights as at once a research ethic, a tool for criticism of injustice and a call to recognize our obligations to promote justice through our actions. This book will be of great interest to political theorists, feminist and gender studies scholars and researchers of social movements.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521707558
(228mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 26-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Brooke A. Ackerly
Universal Human Rights in a World of Difference, Hardback (June 2008)
A feminist argument in favour of human rights as wide-ranging and universal.
Feminist Methodologies for International Relations, Paperback (June 2006)
This volume shows how feminism has made crucial contributions to the study of international relations.
Political Theory and Feminist Social Criticism, Hardback (July 2000)» View all books by Brooke A. Ackerly
This book draws on the insights of Third World women's activism to develop feminist theory.
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Author Biography - Brooke A. Ackerly
Brooke A. Ackerly is Associate Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of Political Theory and Feminist Social Criticism (Cambridge, 2000) and co-editor of Feminist Methodologies for International Relations (Cambridge, 2006).
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