This book offers a sophisticated and comprehensive defence of the view that human dignity is the moral heart of human rights, thus enabling us to defend human rights as the urgent ethical and political project that puts humanity first.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -346) and index.
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Introduction Part I : Preliminary debates : the relations between human rights and political practice, feasibility, and power Humanist and political perspectives on human rights The feasibility of human rights Human rights and power Part II : The dignitarian approach Understanding human dignity in human rights Defending the significance of human dignity Dignity and solidaristic empowerment The dignitarian approach as a program Part III : Implications of the dignitarian approach Labor rights Political rights Minimalist versus expansive views of human rights : dignity and the arc of humanist justice.
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Print version: Gilabert, Pablo. Human dIgnity and human rights. Oxford, England : Oxford University Press, 2018