Human Rights and the Body: Hidden in Plain Sight (Law, by Annabelle, Dr Mooney PDF

By Annabelle, Dr Mooney

ISBN-10: 1472422597

ISBN-13: 9781472422590

Human Rights and the physique is a reaction to the predicament in human rights, to the very genuine difficulty that with out a safe beginning for the concept that of human rights, their very life is threatened. whereas there was attention of the discourses of human rights and how within which the physique is written upon, examine in linguistics has no longer but been absolutely dropped at undergo on both human rights or the physique. Drawing on criminal suggestions and features of the legislations of human rights, Mooney goals to supply a universally defensible set of human rights and a origin, or fairly a body, for them. She argues that the correct frames for human rights are to start with the human physique, visible as an index reliant at the flora and fauna, secondly the globe and at last, language. those 3 frames generate rights to foodstuff, water, sleep and take care of, environmental safeguard and a correct opposed to dehumanization.

This booklet is vital analyzing for researchers and graduate scholars within the fields of human rights and semiotics of law.

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