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The Future of Human Rights

Upendra Baxi


This book hopes to further contribute to teaching, research, and activist contention about the uncertain futures of human rights in a hyperglobalizing world. The issue of politics — the combined and uneven labours of practices of domination and governance and of counter-power — is addressed in this work. Power and resistance have articulated themselves in terms of alternate languages of normative politics in a pre-human rights epoch through various notions such as ‘justice’, ‘righteous’ conduct (both on the part of the rulers and the ruled), moral responsibility to avoid causing harm to others ... More

Keywords: human rights, politics, power, resistance, justice, production, human rights markets, activism, business ethics, identity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195690439
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195690439.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Upendra Baxi, author