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The gendering of human rights in the international systems of law in the twentieth century

Jean H. Quataert

The gendering of human rights in the international systems of law in the twentieth century

by Jean H. Quataert

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Published by American Historical Association in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • League of Nations,
  • International cooperation,
  • Humanitarian law,
  • Women"s rights,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 47-55) and index.

    Statementby Jean H. Quataert ; foreword by Michael Adas
    SeriesEssays on global and comparative history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3240 .Q38 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 55 p. ;
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24878118M
    ISBN 100872291480
    LC Control Number2006036124

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    Human rights, rights that belong to an individual or group of individuals simply for being human, or as a consequence of inherent human vulnerability, or because they are requisite to the possibility of a just society. Whatever their theoretical justification, human rights refer to a wide continuum of values or capabilities thought to enhance human agency or protect human . The century had the first global-scale total wars between world powers across continents and oceans in World War I and World War II. Nationalism became a major political issue in the world in the 20th century, acknowledged in international law along with the right of nations to self-determination, official decolonization in the mid-century, and related regional conflicts.

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