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Constituting Human Rights : Global Civil Society and the Society of Democratic States - Mervyn Frost

Constituting Human Rights

Global Civil Society and the Society of Democratic States

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Published: 21st March 2002
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Global civil society and the society of democratic states are the two most inclusive and powerful global practices of our time. In this book, Frost claims that, without an understanding of the role that individual human rights play in these practices, no adequate understanding of any major feature of contemporary world politics from 'globalisation' to 'new wars' is possible. Constituting Human Rights, therefore argues that a concern with human rights is essential to the study of International Relations.

"Frost makes a carefully argued case for the importance of human rights, a case that needs to be read in full to be fully appreciated.." -American Political Science Review

Introduction
Individual Human Rights in World Politics: Central not Marginal
Foundational Practices
Individual Rights in Conflict? Civilians versus Citizens
Civil Society: The Space for Global Politics
Rights in the System of Democratic and Democratizing States
Civilians and Citizens: Compatible Rights
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ISBN: 9780415272278
ISBN-10: 0415272270
Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 21st March 2002
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 16.51  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1