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Title: Human Rights and Development. The Discourse in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Authors: Gloppen, Siri
Rakner, Lise
Keywords: Human rights
Economic development
Political development
Development aid
Reporting systems
Issue Date: 1993
Publisher: Chr. Michelsen Institute
Series/Report no.: CMI Report
R 1993: 3
Abstract: The aim of this study is to review central debates on human rights within the social sciences and humanities with a view to enumerating the present state of knowledge about human rights and development. The central topics discussed in the report are: The development of human rights norms; cultural relativism versus universal human rights; human rights and economic development trade-offs; conflicts between different categories of rights, relations between human rights and political development; ethical and practical aspects of monitoring and reporting on human rights respect; election monitoring, aid conditionality and the linkage of human rights and development. The new challenges facing the field of human rights research in the post-cold war era are concerns figuring centrally in the discussions. The report contains a bibliography.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10202/368
ISSN: 0805-505X
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