Rights

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary thought about rights. It examines what it is to have a right and what is distinctive about political moralities that give a fundamental place to rights. The varied grounds and implications of claiming rights to liberties, socio-economic...

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Main Author: Jones, Peter
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Macmillan Education UK 1994, 1994
Series:Issues in Political Theory
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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