International Human Rights, Decolonisation and Globalisation -Becoming Human
Author: Shelley Wright
Master eBook ISBN10 : 0203167252
Master eBook ISBN13 : 978-0-203-16725-0
No of pages : 290
eBook Price : $185.00
Originally Published : Mar 7, 2013
Covering a diverse range of topics, case studies and theories, the author undertakes a critique of the principal assumptions on which the existing international human rights regime has been constructed. She argues that the decolonization of human rights, and the creation of a global community that is conducive to the well-being of all humans, will require a radical restructuring of our ways of thinking, researching and writing. In contributing to this restructuring she brings together feminist and indigenous approaches as well as postmodern and post-colonial scholarship, engaging directly with some of the prevailing orthodoxies, such as 'universality', 'the individual', 'self-determination', 'cultural relativism', 'globalization' and 'civil society'.