Human rights and social movements

by Neil Stammers | 20 April 2009
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This book champions social movements as one of the most influential agents that shape our conceptions of human rights.*BR**BR*It argues that human rights cannot be understood outside of the context of social movement struggles. It explains how much of the literature on human rights has systematically obscured this link, consequently distorting our understandings of human rights. *BR**BR*Neil Stammers shows how human rights can be understood. He suggests that what he calls the 'paradox of institutionalisation' can only be addressed through a recognition of the importance of human rights arising out of grassroots activism, and through processes of institutional democratisation.
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This book champions social movements as one of the most influential agents that shape our conceptions of human rights.*BR**BR*It argues that human rights cannot be understood outside of the context of social movement struggles. It explains how much of the literature on human rights has systematically obscured this link, consequently distorting our understandings of human rights. *BR**BR*Neil Stammers shows how human rights can be understood. He suggests that what he calls the 'paradox of institutionalisation' can only be addressed through a recognition of the importance of human rights arising out of grassroots activism, and through processes of institutional democratisation.
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This book champions social movements as one of the most influential agents that shape our conceptions of human rights.*BR**BR*It argues that human rights cannot be understood outside of the context of social movement struggles. It explains how much of the literature on human rights has systematically obscured this link, consequently distorting our understandings of human rights. *BR**BR*Neil Stammers shows how human rights can be understood. He suggests that what he calls the 'paradox of institutionalisation' can only be addressed through a recognition of the importance of human rights arising out of grassroots activism, and through processes of institutional democratisation.

Product Details

Human rights and social movements

ISBN9780745329116

FormatPAPERBACK

PublisherPLUTO PRESS (20 April. 2009)

No. of Pages286

Weight361

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 215 x 135 x 16