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Author Aspinall, Dana E
Title Montesinos' Legacy : Defining and Defending Human Rights for Five Hundred Years
Imprint Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2015
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Note Cover-Page -- Half-Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Foreword: A Conference and a Celebration -- Introduction -- PART I: THE ORIGINS OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN EUROPE, AFRICA, AND AMERICA -- 1 The Foundation of Human Rights in Natural Universals -- 2 Vox legis in Bartolomé de Las Casas' Brevísima relación de la destruición de las Indias -- 3 Colonial Hispaniola: Fray Antonio de Montesinos and Spanish Women's Human Rights (1498-1549) -- 4 Practice Makes Prejudice: Why the Conquistadors Did Not Acknowledge Human Rights -- 5 Would the Protected Please Stand Up? Historical Ambiguity in the Distinction Principle -- PART II: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND HUMAN RIGHTS -- 6 Indian Tribes and the Conundrum of Individual and Collective Rights in the United States -- 7 Human Rights in Third Place: The Green Economy, Environmentalism, and Social Justice in the Brazilian Amazon -- 8 Thai Citizenship: An Issue of Imagined Communities and Development -- PART III: THE ROLE OF THE CHURCH IN HUMAN RIGHTS TODAY -- 9 The Catholic Church and Human Rights -- 10 Antonio de Montesinos: Preaching Prophetically in Our Context -- PART IV: HUMAN RIGHTS IN LATIN AMERICA TODAY -- 11 Aligning the Mexican Constitution with Its International Human Rights Treaty Obligations -- 12 Partial Truths: The Government and NGOs in the Construction of Memory about Mexico's Dirty War -- 13 The United Nations and the Origin of Cholera in Haiti -- 14 MINUSTAH and the Tragic Consequences of Peacekeeping -- PART V: GOVERNMENTAL PUBLIC POLICIES, NON-GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES, AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN THEORY AND PRACTICE TODAY -- 15 The Co-Originality of Public and Private Autonomy: Empirical or Theoretical -- 16 The Crossroads of Globalization, Human Rights, and Rule of Law: Proposing a New Taxonomy for the State -- 17 The Special Court for Sierra Leone: A Critical Analysis of Efforts to Address Impunity
18 Thwarting Justice: How Current U.S. Policy Fails to Hold Human Rights Abusers Accountable -- 19 From Condition to Problem: Forced Marriage in the United States -- Index -- About the Contributors and Editors
Montesinos' Legacy brings scholars together in honor of the 500th anniversary of Dominican Antonio de Montesinos' famous sermon in defense of the rights of the indigenous Amerindians. The collection addresses the historical context for this sermon, but also the continued relevance of Montesinos today
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Aspinall, Dana E. Montesinos' Legacy : Defining and Defending Human Rights for Five Hundred Years Lanham, MD : Lexington Books,c2015 9781498504133
Subject Montesinos, Antaon de
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Alt Author Lorenz, Edward C
Raley, J. Michael
Arrocha Olabuenaga, Pablo Adrián
Baum, Gregory
Bratman, Eve
Clark, Chelsea
Corcoran, Erin B
Corniel, Lisette Acosta
Edmonds, Kevin
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