Cover image for Thinking about human rights : contending approaches to human rights in U.S. foreign policy
Title:
Thinking about human rights : contending approaches to human rights in U.S. foreign policy
Author:
Fowler, Michael Ross.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Lanham, MD : University Press of America, [1987]

©1987
Physical Description:
xii, 260 pages ; 23 cm.
General Note:
"Co-published by arrangement with the White Burkett Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia"--T.p. verso.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780819158185

9780819158192
Format :
Book

On Order

Summary

Summary

The first book to examine the premises and underlying assumptions of four major schools of thought on human rights. Its author demonstrates that different politicians and writers have different perspectives on human rights. Provides an illuminating account of recent American thought on the subject and a penetrating analysis of the issues involved.


Author Notes

Michael Ross Fowler is Scholar in Residence at the White Burkett Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.