This study looks at three fundamental disagreements with the current rights regime and how they effect the universalization of human rights. It looks at fundamental disagreements with human rights in the Islamic traditon, the Chinese tradition, and the developing world and how they are reflected in the work of Amnesty International. It concludes the the current global human rights regime needs to be rethought and human rights need to be reconceptualized.
Garcia, Michael, "Need to Reform the Human Rights Regime: Various Disagreements With Human Rights" (2012). Senior Independent Study Theses. Paper 3819.
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amnesty international, human rights, universal declaration of human rights, cairo declaration of human rights in islam, algiers declaration of the rights of peoples, banjul charter, african declaration of human and peoples' rights, asian human rights charter, political prisoners, counterterrorism, new international economic order, united nations, international bill of human rights, political repression, international law
Bachelor of Arts
Senior Independent Study Thesis
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