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The sovereignty of human rights

Patrick Macklem

The sovereignty of human rights

by Patrick Macklem

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Civil rights

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-245) and index.

    StatementPatrick Macklem
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3240 .M3215 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 259 pages
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27195082M
    ISBN 100190267313
    ISBN 109780190267315
    LC Control Number2015006707
    OCLC/WorldCa903812782

    This chapter focuses on the interplay between sovereignty and human rights. It examines both traditional approaches and more recent developments in order to discover whether or not the substantive frontiers of each have been ‘significantly redrawn’ in response to prevailing international realities. It begins with a brief account of the classical conceptualizations of each, insisting on the Author: Hélène Ruiz Fabri. Faced with an Inter-American Court of Human Rights decision that recognized the suffering of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent and Haitian migrants, the only response that the Dominican Republic could muster was to start shouting in defence of its national sovereignty. What this reaction shows is the government’s total indifference to its most basic responsibilities.

    Balancing human rights and state sovereignty in a multicultural world. Into this quandary comes Brian D. Lepard and his important new book, Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention, which seeks to do just what its title implies: reconsider the fundamental legal and ethical issues surrounding the use of force across international borders to. This study entitled ‘State sovereignty versus individual human rights’ is a critical reflection of the relationship between sovereignty and (individual) human rights especially as it related to the Rwandan genocide in which about a million people perished in only days. The fact that Rwanda government conducted a genocide against its citizens and continued to enjoy the benefits of.

    In showing how differing histories and political and economic realities across Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia have generated varying degrees of 'intrusive regionalism' on issues of human rights, democracy, and security, Sovereignty in the South makes a valuable contribution to International Relations scholarship.'. Sovereignty is the full right and power of a governing body over itself, without any interference from outside sources or bodies. In political theory, sovereignty is a substantive term designating supreme legitimate authority over some polity. In international law, sovereignty is the exercise of power by a state. De jure sovereignty refers to the legal right to do so; de facto sovereignty.


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Sovereignty, Human Rights and Global Order. Book Review: The Sovereignty of Human Rights Patrick Macklem, The Sovereignty of Human Rights(New York: Oxford University Press, ) pages. Author: Umut Özsu. Excerpt. A great deal of ink has been spilled over the years about sovereignty and human rights.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource: Contents: Field missions --Human rights as moral concepts --Human rights as political concepts --Human rights as legal concepts --The plan of the book --Sovereignty and structure --Sovereignty and its exercise --Between the national and international --Sovereignty and its distribution --Human rights.

The book represents a well-written and well-argued account of the way in which parliamentary sovereignty related to the Human Rights Act and which makes a significant contribution to the academic field of constitutional law.” ― Legal Studies, Issue 4Cited by: A Declaration of the Rights of Human Beings: On the Sovereignty of Life as Surpassing the Rights of Man Second Edition, Second edition by Raoul Vaneigem (Author) › Visit Amazon's Raoul Vaneigem Page.

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Regarding Contact with Extraterrestrial Nations and Forces. Translated to 21 languages. Patrick Macklem's The Sovereignty of Human Rights proposes a new theory of human rights devised to bypass the shortcomings of those predominant : Sarah Frost. The book represents a well-written and well-argued account of the way in which parliamentary sovereignty related to the Human Rights Act and which makes a significant contribution to the academic field of constitutional law.

This study entitled ‘State sovereignty versus individual human rights’ is a critical reflection of the relationship between sovereignty and (individual) human rights especially as it related to the Rwandan genocide in which about a million people perished in only days.

Book Description: The acceptance of human rights and minority rights, the increasing role of international financial institutions, and globalization have led many observers to question the continued viability of the sovereign state. Here a leading expert challenges this conclusion.

Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of Human Rights and State Sovereignty (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Human rights as a focus of concern have come alive politically and intellectually, especially in the United States, but also worldwide, in.

Mills focuses on one of the most significant parts of the sovereignty debate on human rights and humanitarian issues and raises three interrelated questions. First, how are empirical processes and practices undermining traditional notions of sovereignty.

These include actions by the United Nations. State Sovereignty and Human Rights: towards a Global Constitutional Project ALLAN ROSAS The Landmarks of and In the international human rights system of today, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of ’ stands out as a foundation and symbol of pivotal by: "This intriguing study of the creation of food sovereignty as a human right provides valuable insight into how social movements are translated into human rights terms and the complicated social and cultural interactions between local and global understandings inherent in the translation process." – Sally Engle Merry, New York University, USA.5/5(1).

The author develops her thought-provoking critical analysis of constitutional change from the leading questions [of] whether human rights and sovereignty are antithetical and whether, therefore, the discourse of sovereignty is to be replaced by global governance by: A fantastic response to the enormity of anxiety, loneliness, alienation, finitude, and meaninglessness that society imposes upon us.

"human rights are a de facto sanctioning of the oppressive nature of a community whose interests injure or oppose those of its members. It is time to promote a society which will have no need of tutelary guarantees, because it will have obliterated the very /5.

The concept of ‘sovereignty as responsibility’ is without question one of the foundations for the concept of the responsibility to protect (R2P). As United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon observed inR2P is built on the ‘positive and affirmative concept of sovereignty as responsibility—a concept developed by Francis Deng, and his colleagues at the Brookings Cited by: The book assesses efforts to achieve the international recognition of new human rights for peasants at the international level, namely the 'right to food sovereignty' and 'peasants’ rights'.

It explores why La Via Campesina was successful in mobilizing a human rights discourse in its struggle against neoliberalism, and also the limitations.

This essay is a reply to four critiques of the thesis advanced in The Sovereignty of Human Rights, which are to be published in a special issue of the Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies.

The first claims that practices associated with human rights in the international arena bear a loose conceptual and methodological relationship to the role that Author: Patrick Macklem.