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Human Rights And The Search For Community





ISBN 9780813325798
Published June 1, 1995 by Routledge
272 Pages

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Book Description

In this book, Rhoda E. Howard argues that communities can exist in modern Western societies if they protect the whole spectrum of individual human rights, not only civil and political but also economic rights.

Table of Contents

In Memoriam -- Human Rights and the Search for Community -- Liberal Society -- Cultural Absolutism and Nostalgia for Community -- Rights, Dignity, and Secular Society -- The Modern Community -- Honor and Shame -- Social Exclusion -- Individualism and Social Obligation -- About the Book and Author

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