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Rights and Cultures / Ethics, Human Rights and Culture Xiaorong Li

Rights and Cultures / Ethics, Human Rights and Culture

Xiaorong Li

Published January 27th 2006
ISBN : 9786610425792
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297 pages
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Is it possible, given culturally incongruent perspectives, to validate any common standards of behaviour? How can cultural relativity be a genuine problem if cultures are porous and inter-penetrable? Is it possible to implement human rights inMoreIs it possible, given culturally incongruent perspectives, to validate any common standards of behaviour? How can cultural relativity be a genuine problem if cultures are porous and inter-penetrable? Is it possible to implement human rights in societies without incorporating the idea into their fabric of culture? Is it possible for cultural communities to survive in the contemporary world without rights protection? This book addresses questions like these in the light of an inventive and original understanding of culture.