This volume offers a 21st-century commentary on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, furthering the work of human rights and illuminating the ideal of global citizenship.
The articles in this collection take up a tension between the wide political use of human rights claims and some intellectual skepticism about them. In particular, three major issues call for clarification: the questions of how to justify human rights, how to determine their scope and the corresponding obligations, and how to overcome the tension between universal normative claims and particular moralities.
This text is an outcome of a five-year international collaboration among partners that share a common legacy of British colonial laws that criminalise same-sex intimacy and gender identity/expression. It is a book for activists and academics in a range of disciplines from postcolonial and sexualities studies to filmmaking, as well as for policy-makers and practitioners committed to envisioning, and working for, a better future.
This essay collection was published early during the covid-19 pandemic.
This text is intended to convey the importance of understanding how the violation of human rights is a cause and consequence of human trafficking.