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Damien Kingsbury

Full Name: Damien Kingsbury
Number of Works: 17
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ISBN: 1403900450, 9781403900456
Keywords: development, issues, key
Pages: 336
Published: 2004
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ISBN: 0230264840, 9780230264847
Keywords: values, debate, asian, reassessment, rights, asia, human
Pages: Unknown
Published: 2008

This book offers a critical reassessment of the “Asian values” debate, which dominated the human rights discourse in the late 1990s, and a reappraisal of the human rights situation in Asia since then. In this book Asian and non-Asian scholars contextualize the “Asian values” debate and examine in what ways the issues raised then continue to trouble Asian societies. Human rights are seen both in the context of political developments in individual Asian countries as well as in relation to global issues such as the Global War on Terror. The book challenges the reader to cr
ISBN: 0230606415, 9780230606418
Keywords: timor, east
Pages: 256
Published: 2009