Steering Clear of the Twin Shoals of a Rights-Based Morality and a Duty-Based Legality

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Steering Clear of the Twin Shoals of a Rights-Based Morality and a Duty-Based Legality

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Douglass Cassel, Steering Clear of the Twin Shoals of a Rights-Based Morality and a Duty-Based Legality, in Between Rights and Responsibilities: A Fundamental Debate 51 (Stephan Parmentier, Hans Werdmödler and Michaël Merrigan eds., 2016)

Chapter Contents
The Poverty of a Rights-Based Morality
A Religious Perspective
Affirmative Duties in International Human Rights Instruments

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man
  • African Charter of Human and Peoples' Rights

Duties as Restrictions on Rights
Codifications of Duites
'Horizontal' versus 'Vertical' Duties
Conclusion

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9789050958868

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2016

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Intersentia

Keywords

Human Rights

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Human Rights Law | Law

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Citation: Douglass Cassel, Steering Clear of the Twin Shoals of a Rights-Based Morality and a Duty-Based Legality, in Between Rights and Responsibilities: A Fundamental Debate 51 (Stephan Parmentier, Hans Werdmödler and Michaël Merrigan eds., 2016)

Steering Clear of the Twin Shoals of a Rights-Based Morality and a Duty-Based Legality

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