New PDF release: A Human Right to Culture and Identity: The Ambivalence of

By Janne Mende

Is it fascinating, or perhaps worthwhile, to have certain human rights for cultural identities? Do diversified conceptions of tradition and identification, and their strength to border human rights violations as culturally acceptable, complicate the query? How may still a human correct to collective identification be outlined?

Claims to human rights as utilising to a complete (ethnic, spiritual or cultural) team, rather than the person, turn out to be complicated. This ebook finds the pitfalls, merits and calls for that encompass the controversy for and opposed to tradition and id in human rights. It connects a continuing and nuanced theoretical debate with hugely topical empirical findings approximately collective rights for indigenous teams, which for hundreds of years were suppressed and marginalized and now stand on the leading edge of (successfully) hard a human correct to their very own tradition and precise id. This e-book indicates the ambivalences of these calls for and discusses suggestions in order that human rights neither exclude marginalized cultural teams nor reproduce inflexible differences among doubtless unique cultures.

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