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Human Rights in the Arab World

Independent Voices (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights)

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Middle East,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / Human Rights,
  • Civil Rights,
  • Arab countries,
  • Human rights

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAnthony Chase (Editor), Amr Hamzawy (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11345568M
    ISBN 100812239350
    ISBN 109780812239355

    Human Rights in the Arab World Anthony Chase, Amr Hamzawy Published by University of Pennsylvania Press Chase, Anthony and Amr Hamzawy. Human Rights in the Arab World Cited by: 3. The Challenge of Human Rights: Charles Malik and the Universal Declaration (ed.) () He has also published many articles, essays, and chapters in books on a variety of topics that include human rights, political Islam, Middle Eastern Christian communities, democracy in the Arab world, Kierkegaard ’s Arab reception, and also a chapter in.

    The Crisis of Citizenship in the Arab World argues that the present crisis of the Arab world has its origins in the historical, legal and political development of state-citizen relations since the beginning of modern history in the Middle East and North Africa. The anthology covers three main topics. Part I focuses on the crisis of the social pact in different Arab countries as it became.   Since , human rights defenders and organizations in the Arab world that were built over approximately three decades have come under increasing attack inside their countries and many have been forced to curtail their work or to go into has happened amid a chaotic regional environment in which governments of Arab countries have been scrambling to retain or regain control Author: Michele Dunne.

    “The Arab world has no peer when it comes to hatred - of the Western world generally, and especially of Israel. Israel-hatred and its twin, Jew-hatred, are the oxygen that the Arab world breathes.” ― Dennis Prager, A Dark Time in America. This book addresses the pressing issues involved with the ethical conduct of research in one developing world region – the Arab Region. Clinical research has soared in the developing world -as pharmaceutical companies continue their search for regions with large, treatment naive populations - including the Arab region, and has profound implications for the health and the economies for the area.


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Human Rights in the Arab World takes a substantial step in the opposite direction. Its principal contribution is to undermine the prevailing view that human rights are largely irrelevant in a region deemed sui generis.

As such, the book should appeal to a broad audience, including human rights students and regional specialists alike."—. Human Rights in the Arab World takes a substantial step in the opposite direction. Its principal contribution is to undermine the prevailing view that human rights are largely irrelevant in a region deemed sui generis.

As such, the book should appeal to a broad audience, including human rights students and regional specialists alike."—5/5(1). Human Rights in the Arab World: Independent Voices offers perspectives from those at the forefront of research on hum How do we gauge the relevance of human rights in the region, given the political, social, and economic context?/5(3).

Human Rights in the Arab World: Independent Voices offers perspectives from those at the forefront of research on human rights and Islam, globalization, transnational advocacy, and the politics of key states such as Egypt, Morocco, and Yemen.

Some chapters provide essential historical background to current political realities, while others consider ways to confront this region's practical and theoretical challenges to human by: 3. This is the first book in English that draws together the work of intellectuals at the forefront of research on the Arab region's key human rights issues.

Its empirical and theoretical focus is on the historical and contemporary place of human rights in Arab politics and the obstacles to advancing rights in the region. Human Rights in Arab Thought: A Reader (Library of Modern Middle East Studies) (SOAS), and has published several books of her own writing, as well introducing numerous Arab writers to the English-speaking world for the first time.

In she was awarded the Edward Said Award for Arab Cited by: 3. Human Rights in the Arab World takes a substantial step in the opposite direction. Its principal contribution is to undermine the prevailing view that human rights are largely irrelevant in a region deemed sui generis.

Human Rights in the Arab World: Independent Voices offers perspectives from those at the forefront of research on human rights and Islam, globalization, transnational advocacy, and the politics of key states such as Egypt, Morocco, and Yemen. Some chapters provide essential historical background to current political realities, while others consider ways to confront this region's practical and theoretical challenges to human rights.

Summary: This is the first book in English that draws together the work of intellectuals at the forefront of research on the Arab region's key human rights issues. Its empirical and theoretical focus is on the historical and contemporary place of human rights in Arab politics and the obstacles to advancing rights in the region.

The Arab world’s discourse on human rights cumulatively contradicts the assumption by many—in both the West and the Arab world—that human rights have little relevance to the region.

This assumption accounts, at least in part, for the relative lack of. The overall effect of dragging Islamic law into human rights debates, then, is to lower standards rather than raise them, as Ann Elizabeth Mayer demonstrates in her book, Islam and Human Rights – Tradition and Politics.

“Distinctive Islamic criteria have consistently been used to cut back on the rights and freedoms guaranteed by. Human rights in the Arab world In September the Council of the League of Arab States created the Arab Commission on Human Rights.

Its main purposes were to inform the Arab public about and otherwise promote human rights, not to monitor the human rights practices of the Arab states or to challenge their violations of human rights when found. Anthony Chase & Amr Hamzawy, Eds., Human Rights in the Arab World: Independent Voices: University of Pennsylvania, [REVIEW] Dana Zartner - - Human Rights Review 11 (4) The Challenge of Human Rights: Origin, Development, and : Fouad Zakaria.

order to identify all the injustices concerning human rights. It is a sad irony that much of the post-independance legislation is actually more restrictive of human rights in the Arab world than that imposed by the colonialist powers confronting the Arab independance struggles.

In one Arab country, slavery was not abolished until the early Introduction: Human Rights and Agency in the Arab World; 1. The Tail and the Dog: Constructing Islam and Human Rights in Political Context; 2. A Question of Human Rights Ethics: Defending the Islamists; 3.

Globalization and Human Rights: On a Current Debate Among Arab Intellectuals; 4. Transnational Human Rights Networks and Human Rights in. DOI link for Islam and Human Rights. Islam and Human Rights book. Selected Essays of Abdullahi An-Na'im.

By Abdullahi An-Na'im, edited by Mashood A. Baderin. Edition 1st Edition. Human Rights in the Arab World: A Regional Perspective 23 Human Rights Quarterly, 3,pp. –32 [8] Human Rights in the Arab World: T&F : Abdullahi An-Na'im, Mashood A. Baderin.

The Arab World: Society, Culture, and State First Edition Barakat is committed to the improvement of human conditions in the Arab world.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device Reviews: 6. Human Rights in the Arab World takes a substantial step in the opposite direction.

Its principal contribution is to undermine the prevailing view that human rights are largely irrelevant in a region deemed sui generis. As such, the book should appeal to a broad audience, including human rights students and regional specialists alike."—Human.

Adopted and proclaimed by General Assembly resolution A (III) of 10 December Preamble Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the consc.

Support for Democracy and Human Rights in Arab World Advances U.S. Interests and Ideals, Says Abrams in New Book. Septem. Arab-European Human Rights Dialogue This book is a reponse from the participants in the Arab-European Human Rights Dialoque (AEHRD).

The AEHRD aims to promote the understanding, functionality and capacity of National Human Rigths Institutions and stregthen their role in promoting universal human rights with members committedn to the UN Paris Principles and the universality and .Arab countries attack Israel on trumped-up charges of human rights violations to cover up their own systemic human rights violations.

Not only does the Arab world ignore the rule of international human rights law, many of its violations – from sanctioning honor killings of women to cross-amputations for criminals – are enshrined in the legal system of most Muslim countries.The Arab Charter on Human Rights (ACHR), adopted by the Council of the League of Arab States on 22 Mayaffirms the principles contained in the UN Charter, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenants on Human Rights and the Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam.