1 online resource (viii, 310 p.) : ill.
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Oñati international series in law and society.
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Formatted Contents Note
Making human rights intelligible : an introduction to a sociology of human rights / Mikael Rask Madsen and Gert Verschraegen State building, constitutional rights and the social construction of norms : outline for a sociology of constitutions / Chris Thornhill Differentiation and inclusion : a neglected sociological approach to fundamental rights / Gert Verschraegen Beyond prescription : toward a reflexive sociology of human rights / Mikael Rask Madsen Human rights between brute fact and articulated aspiration / Paul Stenner International human rights versus democracy promotion : on two different meanings of human rights in US foreign policy / Nicolas Guilhot Towards a socio-legal analysis of the European Convention on Human Rights / Steven Greer In defence of societies / Judith Blau and Alberto Moncada From citizenship to human rights to human rights education / Francisco O. Ramirez and Rennie Moon (Human) rights and solidarity : restructuring the national welfare space / Frederik Thuesen Adapting locally to international health and human rights standards : an alternative theoretical framework for progressive realisation / Lesley A. Jacobs "Legal form" and the purchase of human rights discourse in domestic policy-making : the achievement of same-sex marriage in Canada / Luke McNamara Activating the law : exploring the legal responses of NGOs to gross rights violations / Loveday Hodson The complexities of human rights implementation within the Costa Rican police system / Quirine Eijkman.