Human Rights in Asia : A Comparative Legal Study of Twelve Asian Jurisdictions, France and the USA

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Pub. Date: 2006-08-30
Publisher(s): Taylor & Francis
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This book considers how human rights are viewed and implemented in Asia. It covers not just civil and political rights, but also social and economic rights, and cultural rights.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Notes on Contributors
An Empirical Overview of Human Rights in Asia, France and the U.S.
The Dominance of Wealth in the Interplay of Economics, Culture, Law and Governance
The Protection of Human Rights in France
A Comparative Perspective Uncovering Rights in the United States
Gauging the Gap between the Bill of Rights and Human Rights
The Protection of Fundamental Human Rights in Japan Taking Rights Seriously?
Human Rights Law in Singapore Human Rights in Malaysia From British Colony to Special Administrative Region of China
Embracing Human Rights in Hong Kong Human Rights in Korea
The Implementation of Human Rights Law in Taiwan Human Rights in the era of "Thailand Incorporated (Inc.)" The Philippines
The Persistence of Rights Discourse vis-ß-vis Substantive Social Claims Human Rights in Indonesia Protection of Human Rights and Production of Human Rightlessness in India Human Rights in China Evolving Concepts of Human Rights in Vietnam 16.
Conclusion: Comparative Reflections on Human Rights in Asia
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