The cultural politics of human rights : comparing the US and UK /
- Publication info:
- Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
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- The cultural politics of human rights : comparing the US and UK / Kate Nash.
- Main Author:
- Nash, Kate, 1958-
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009
- Physical Description:
xiii, 209 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -203) and index.
9780521853521 (hardback : alk. paper)9780521618670 (pbk.)0521853524 (hardback : alk. paper)0521618673 (pbk.)
Table of Contents
- What does it matter what human rights mean?
- Human rights culture and cultural politics
- From the national to the cosmopolitan state
- Comparing the US and UK
- Outline of the book
- Analysing the intermestic human rights field
- Authority as power : the intermestic human rights field
- Cultural political strategies : justifications of human rights
- Sovereignty, pride, and political life
- American exceptionalism
- Human rights at home in the UK
- Learning from Guantanamo and Belmarsh
- Imagining a community without 'enemies of all mankind'
- Human rights against 'enemies of all mankind'
- Imagining a community of global citizens
- Re-imagining an (inter)national community of citizens
- Cosmopolitan national citizenship
- Global solidarity : justice not charity
- Popular global solidarity
- Rights against poverty
- Justice or charity
- Campaigning for social and economic rights
- The institutional-legal realisation of human rights
- Human rights as a cosmopolitan ethical framework
- Towards a cosmopolitan state?