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The Cultural Dimension of Human Rights

Ana Vrdoljak


The intersections between culture and human rights have engaged some of the most heated and controversial debates across international law and theory. As understandings of culture have evolved in recent decades to encompass culture as ways of life, there has been a shift in emphasis from national cultures to cultural diversity within and across states. This has entailed a push to more fully articulate cultural rights within human rights law. This book analyses a range of responses by international law, and particularly human rights law, to some of the thorniest, perennial, and sometimes violen ... More

Keywords: human rights, national cultures, diversity, international society, people, international law

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199642120
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642120.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ana Vrdoljak, editor
Professor of Law, University of Technology, Sydney

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