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by Helle Porsdam

Category: Social Sciences
Subcategory: Other
Author: Helle Porsdam
ISBN: 1781000514
ISBN13: 978-1781000519
Language: English
Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub (April 28, 2012)
Pages: 232
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Europeans have attempted for some time to develop a human rights talk and now European intellectuals are talking about the need to construct 'European narratives'.

This ground breaking book discusses whether human rights can be forged into a common set of transcendent principles against which actions of every nation can be. .has been added to your Cart.

This ground breaking book discusses whether human rights can be forged into a common set of transcendent principles against which actions of every nation can be judged and whether such a common understanding has been added to your Cart.

Eminent international scholars of history, political science, international relations, human rights and civil religion argue both sides of this debate. In Part One, the theoretical issues relating to why human rights have come about and whether they should be fought for are discussed. Part Two focuses on the reality of actions brought about by human rights ideas with illuminating case studies showing that human rights ideas and practice are generated from both the bottom up and top down by individual actors and institutions

Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism, in Civil Religion, Human Rights and International Relations: Connecting People Across Cultures and Traditions, ed. Helle Porsdam (Massachusetts: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012).

Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism, in Civil Religion, Human Rights and International Relations: Connecting People Across Cultures and Traditions, ed. Georgetown University Press, 2009).

Connecting People Across Cultures and Traditions. 3. A Civil Religion of Human Rights? Paul W. Kahn

Connecting People Across Cultures and Traditions. This ground breaking book discusses whether human rights can be forged into a common set of transcendent principles against which actions of every nation can be judged and whether such a common understanding, or civil religion, could one day become a vehicle for global peace. Kahn. 4. Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism Joel H. Rosenthal.

Porsdam, Helle, Human rights: a possible civil religion?, in Porsdam, Helle, Civil Religion, Human Rights and International Relations. Connecting People Across Cultures and Traditions, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2012

Porsdam, Helle, Human rights: a possible civil religion?, in Porsdam, Helle, Civil Religion, Human Rights and International Relations. Connecting People Across Cultures and Traditions, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2012. Rawls, John, The Idea of an Overlapping Consensus, in Collected Papers, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1999.

Religion and culture seem like complex ideas to study from the .

Religion and culture seem like complex ideas to study from the perspective of International Relations. Although the word ‘faith’ can be associated with belief in unseen realities, humans throughout time have needed to see, touch and smell the sacred. Our senses are portals to the spirit. The third element of religion is teaching traditions based on stories of significant figures, events and ideas from the past and beliefs about the future of time itself – like a spoiler alert about the end of the world.

Civil Religion, Human Rights and International Relations: Connecting People Across Cultures and Traditions. Brown, Michelle . he Book and the Transformation of Britain c. 550-1050. A Study in Written and Visual Literacy and Orality.

This ground breaking book discusses whether human rights can be forged into a common set of transcendent principles against which actions of every nation can be judged and whether such a common understanding, or civil religion, could one day become a vehicle for global peace.

Eminent international scholars from political science, international relations, human rights and civil religion argue both sides of this debate. In the first section the theoretical issues relating to why human rights have come about and whether they should be fought for are discussed. Part two focuses on the reality of actions brought about by human rights ideas with illuminating case studies showing that human rights ideas and practice are generated from both the bottom up and top down by individual actors and institutions.

The unique book will be of great interest to scholars in the field of history, human rights, international relations and political science in general.

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