Global society and human rights /
This book tries to grasp and reconstruct the processes of global unification and the shaping of a common feeling of humanity: the conviction, in different cultural contexts, of the unity of mankind and the existence of inalienable human rights.
Leiden ; Boston :
|Series:||International comparative social studies ;
v. 28. |
|Online Access:||Available via EBSCO eBook Collection |
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Table of Contents:
- Knowledge transmission and universality of man in global society
- The other and the paradoxes of universalism
- Religion, human rights, and political conflicts
- Europe : common values and a common identity
- The public sphere and political space
- America and Europe : Carl Schmitt and Alexis de Tocqueville
- Identity and human rights : a glance at Europe from afar
- Human rights, universalism, and cosmopolitanism.