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Human rights and the triumph of the individual in world culture
(Sage Publications, 2007-11-01)
Despite ongoing attention to the subject, cultural accounts of the globalization of human rights are surprisingly scarce. Most accounts describe this phenomenon either as a function of evolutionary progress or the ...
The institutionalization of human rights and its discontents: A world cultural perspective
(Sage Publications, 2014-07-16)
A recurring theme in the sociology of human rights is the vast decoupling that exists between the formal codification of these rights in principle and their implementation in practice, fueling much debate about the ...
The institutional expansion of human rights, 1863–2003: A comprehensive dataset of international instruments
(Sage Publications, 2011-07-28)
This article summarizes the results of a recently completed, comprehensive coding of 779 human rights instruments from 1863 to 2003. As such, it offers an extensive portrayal of how, and to what degree, this powerful ...