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Not enough human rights in an unequal world

By: Moyn, Samuel.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge Harvard University Press 2018Description: xi,277p.ISBN: 9780674737563.Subject(s): Human rights -- History | Equality -- History | Welfare economics -- History | Neoliberalism -- HistoryDDC classification: 323.09
Contents:
Jacobin legacy: the origins of social justice -- National welfare and the universal declaration -- FDR's second bill -- Globalizing welfare after empire -- Basic needs and human rights -- Global ethics from equality to subsistence -- Human rights in the neoliberal maelstrom.
Summary: The age of human rights has been kindest to the rich. As state violations of political rights garnered attention, a commitment to material equality disappeared and market fundamentalism emerged as the dominant economic force. Samuel Moyn asks why we chose not to challenge wealth and neglected the demands of a broader social and economic justice.--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Jacobin legacy: the origins of social justice -- National welfare and the universal declaration -- FDR's second bill -- Globalizing welfare after empire -- Basic needs and human rights -- Global ethics from equality to subsistence -- Human rights in the neoliberal maelstrom.

The age of human rights has been kindest to the rich. As state violations of political rights garnered attention, a commitment to material equality disappeared and market fundamentalism emerged as the dominant economic force. Samuel Moyn asks why we chose not to challenge wealth and neglected the demands of a broader social and economic justice.--

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