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Author Wildenthal, Lora
Title The Language of Human Rights in West Germany
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012
©2013
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Descript 1 online resource (289 pages)
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Series Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Ser
Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Ser
Note Cover -- The Language of Human Rights in West Germany -- PENNSYLVANIA STUDIES IN HUMAN RIGHTS -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Introduction -- 1. Human Rights Activism in Occupied and Early West Germany: The Case of the German League for Human Rights -- 2. Rudolf Laun and "German Human Rights" in Occupied and Early West Germany -- 3. Human Rights Activism as Domestic Politics: The International League for Human Rights, West German Amnesty, and the Humanist Union Confront Adenauer's West Germany -- 4. "German Human Rights" Enter the Mainstream: The Case of Otto Kimminich -- 5. Human Rights for Women across Cultural Lines: Terre des Femmes -- Conclusion -- A Note on Sources -- Notes -- Index -- Acknowledgments
The Language of Human Rights in West Germany traces the four most important purposes for which West Germans invoked human rights after World War II. Lora Wildenthal demonstrates that human rights comprise a political language, best understood in its own domestic and historical context
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Link Print version: Wildenthal, Lora The Language of Human Rights in West Germany Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press,c2012 9780812244489
Subject Human rights advocacy -- Germany (West) -- History.;Human rights -- Germany (West);German language -- Political aspects -- Germany (West) -- History
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