The Resource The rights revolution, Michael Ignatieff, (ebook)

The rights revolution, Michael Ignatieff, (ebook)

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The rights revolution
Title
The rights revolution
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Michael Ignatieff
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eng
Summary
With an updated preface by the author.Since the proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, rights have become the dominant language of the public good around the globe. Indeed, rights have become the trump card in every argument. Long-standing fights for aboriginal rights, the issue of preserving the linguistic heritage of minorities, and same-sex marriage have steered our society into a full-blown rights revolution. This revolution is not only deeply controversial in North America, but is being watched around the world. Are group rights jeopardizing individual rights? When everyone asserts their rights, what happens to responsibilities? Can families survive and prosper when each member has rights? Is rights language empowering individuals while weakening community?Michael Ignatieff confronts these controversial questions head-on in The Rights Revolution, defending the supposed individualism of rights language against all comers. For Ignatieff, believing in rights means believing in politics, believing in deliberation rather than confrontation, compromise rather than violence
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Midwest
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Ignatieff, Michael
Dewey number
333.0971
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Civil rights
  • Nationalism
  • Regionalism
  • French language
  • Language policy
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
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adult
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The rights revolution, Michael Ignatieff, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780887848926
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11380432
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remote
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MWT11380432
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The rights revolution, Michael Ignatieff, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780887848926
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11380432
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11380432
System control number
MWT11380432
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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