By Neil Stammers
This e-book champions social events as probably the most influential brokers that form our conceptions of human rights.
Stammers argues that human rights can't be correctly understood open air of the context of social stream struggles. He explains how a lot of the literature on human rights has systematically obscured this hyperlink, as a result distorting our understandings of human rights.
Stammers identifies the contours of a brand new framework wherein human rights may be understood. He means that what he calls the 'paradox of institutionalisation' can merely be addressed via a acceptance of the significance of human rights coming up out of grassroots activism, and during procedures of institutional democratisation.
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Human Rights and Social Movements by Neil Stammers