Debating Human Rights: Critical Essays from the United States and Asia

Synopsis

Debating Human Rights brings together a broad range of contributors from Asia and the US to discuss issues that frequently cause division. It covers the main issues in dispute such as the impact of globalization, and Asian values. There are also separate sections on human rights in Greater China, women's rights, and human rights and international relations. Concluding with a a critique of the role of China, Japan and the US in contemporary human rights diplomacy, this book presents a pragmatic approach to reconciling diverse and controversial perspectives.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Peter Van Ness
  • Chandra Muzaffar
  • Nikhil Aziz
  • Edward Friedman
  • Kishore Mahbubani
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1999