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Human Rights in a Globalizing World

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Sociology for Globalizing Societies

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A stimulating, theoretically driven examination of the relationship between human rights and the globalizing process. In scrutinising the impacts of different aspects of globalization on the language and structure of human...

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A stimulating, theoretically driven examination of the relationship between human rights and the globalizing process. In scrutinising the impacts of different aspects of globalization on the language and structure of human rights, the book gives readers a deeper, more nuanced understanding of the issues and questions key to the topic.

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Written by a leading UK expert on the Sociology of Human Rights
Takes a distinctly sociological approach to the topic, whilst being accessible for those from other disciplines
The first text in this field to interrogate the uses and definitions of the terms "human rights" and "globalization"

Introduction: Human Rights in the Globalizing Process
1. Towards the Modern Discourse of Human Rights
2. Theories of Human Rights
3. The Meaning of Globalization
4. A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Global Change
5. Global Citizenship Revisited: An Essay in Honour of Garry Davis, 1921-2013
6. Human Rights in the Global Marketplace
7. Human Rights as Swords of Empire
8. Globalization – or De-Globalization – of International Human Rights Law
9. The Global Human Rights Movement and Rights-Based Approaches
10. Human Rights and the Challenge of Cultural Diversity: From the Clash of Civilizations to the Clash of Liberalisms?
Conclusion Mapping the Futures for Human Rights in a Globalizing World.

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Darren O'Byrne is Reader in Sociology and Human Rights at the University of Roehampton, UK. He has written extensively on globalization, social theory and human rights, and his recent books include Theorizing Global Studies (2011 with Alexander Hensby) and Introducing Sociological Theory (2010).

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Darren O'Byrne is Reader in Sociology and Human Rights at the University of Roehampton, UK. He has written extensively on globalization, social theory and human rights, and his recent books include Theorizing Global Studies (2011 with Alexander Hensby) and Introducing Sociological Theory (2010).

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