Constituting Human Rights: Global Civil Society and the Society of Democratic States

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Index

a
absolutism 32
abuses
of power 18
of rights 5 , 10-11 , 13 , 33 , 132
African National Congress (ANC) 145n
aggression
against democracy 124-5
and individual rights 32-3
AIDS epidemic 19
altruism and self-sacrifice 111-12
Amnesty International 11 , 34 , 43-4
Anarchy, State and Utopia (Nozick) 103
anti-apartheid movement:
and human
rights 5
apartheid 18 , 64 , 93 , 145n, 150n, 154-5n
applied ethics:
and international relations 12
Aristotle 85
Ashley, Michael 76
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 91
association(s)
exclusive 91-2
purposive 40-4 , 45 , 46 , 48 , 90 , 110
and rights holders 99 , 102-3
rules of 85-8 , 89-90 , 95 , 105
asylum seekers 131-2 , 133
authoritarian states 122 , 134-5
authoritative practices
civil society 67
community of states 52-3
democratic/democratizing states 62-3 , 66
etymology 146n
expulsion from 44
family membership 50-1
and freedom 53
fundamental 45-7
participation in 45-6
and purposive associations 40-4 , 48 , 90
rules of association 89-90 , 105
see also foundational practices

b
borders and boundaries 108-9
controls 135-6
British constitution 113 , 120
Buddhism:
as a foundational practice 46

c
Campbell, David 76
chess:
as an authoritative practice 41-3
children
and forced labour 13 , 18
parental duties towards 55
rights of 21 , 55 , 148n
China 30 , 34
Christianity
and constitutive norms 14
as a foundational practice 45 , 46
’liberation theology’ 139n
and morality 26 , 27
citizenship rights 8 , 9 , 11 , 50 , 63-5 , 106 , 153n
in authoritarian states 122-3
compatibility with civilianship 128-38 , 154n
and equality 112
and ethical values and dilemmas 112-13 , 115-18 , 132-6 , 154n
global 10-12 , 13 , 16 , 35
and statehood 8 , 52-3 , 108
transfer of 136
and use of force 134-5 , 154n
within civil society 109-15
within democracies 63-4 , 69 , 98 , 104-8 , 111-12 , 128 , 133
within society of democratic states 115-18 , 121-5
civil society
agendas and constraints 52 , 94 , 95 , 130-2

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • 2 - Individual Rights in World Politics 17
  • 3 - Foundational Practices 40
  • 4 - Individual Rights in Conflict? 48
  • 5 - Civil Society 67
  • 6 - Rights in the System of Democratic and Democratizing States 97
  • 7 - Civilians and Citizens 128
  • Notes 139
  • Index 156
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