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Key Topics in Sociology

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Key Topics in Sociology by Kate Nash
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The language of human rights is the most prominent 'people-centred' language of global justice today. This textbook looks at how human rights are constructed at local, national, international and transnational levels and considers commonalities and differences around the world. Through discussions of key debates in the interdisciplinary study of human rights, the book develops its themes by considering examples of human rights advocacy in international organisations, national states and local grassroots movements. Case studies relating to specific organisations and institutions illustrate how human rights are being used to address structural injustices: imperialist geopolitics, authoritarianism and corruption, inequalities created by 'freeing' markets, dangers faced by transnational migrants as a result of the securitization of borders, and violence against women.

Author Biography

Kate Nash is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Release date Australia
July 28th, 2015
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
232
Dimensions
152x229x11
ISBN-13
9780521148474
Product ID
23100074

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