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Defining Rights and Wrongs Bureaucracy, Human Rights, and Public Accountability (Law and Society) by Rosanna L. Langer

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Published by University of British Columbia Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • International human rights law,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Canada,
  • Complaints (Administrative procedure),
  • Human rights,
  • Ontario

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10973155M
ISBN 100774813520
ISBN 109780774813525

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Regardless, Rights from Wrongs is a fine companion piece to the "atheist trilogy": well-argued, thought-provoking, and likely to appeal to those interested in politics and /5(3). The humor in The Book of Right and Wrong makes the jarring moments that much more jarring, and the tender moments that much more tender. At once heartbreaking and hilarious, the eleven stories in The Book of Right and Wrong capture their characters at the defining moments of their lives/5(17).   Justice: Rights and Wrongs. Wide-ranging and ambitious, Justice combines moral philosophy and Christian ethics to develop an important theory of rights and of justice as grounded in rights. Nicholas Wolterstorff discusses what it is to have a right, and he locates rights in the respect due the worth of the rights-holder/5.   Rights From Wrongs: A Secular Theory of the Origins of Rights by Alan M. Dershowitz "Rights From Wrongs" is a very interesting book on the source of our rights from a welcomed secular point of view. Preeminent legal scholar and renowned criminal lawyer, Alan M. Dershowitz provides the readers with a lucid, engaging account on the secular origin /5.

Children: Rights and Childhood is widely regarded as the first book to offer a detailed philosophical examination of children's rights. Drawing on a wide variety of sources from law and literature to politics and psychology, David Archard provides a clear and accessible introduction to a topic.   Thus one society may ban abortion, another may see infanticide as a moral duty in certain circumstances. Matters of right and wrong have long been the province of moral philosophers and ethicists. Dr. Hauser’s proposal is an attempt to claim the subject for science, in particular for evolutionary biology. This is an incredible book that every one should read once in their lives. This is what Writing My Wrongs made me feel: 1. CONTRIBUTION: I thought I was contributing and helping enough till I read your book Shaka, there is so much more I can do and this pushed me to find non profit that helps women to teach them what I teach (I am a coach for women, I teach women how to boost self-esteem and /5. In response to Diallo’s death, Moore and the Center for Constitutional Rights, a legal-advocacy group, filed the first class-action lawsuit challenging the city’s stop-and-frisk policies. The case, Daniels v. City of New York (Kelvin Daniels was the lead plaintiff), was randomly assigned to Judge Scheindlin.