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Title: On High Moral Ground: The Incorporation of Human Rights by the Development Enterprise

Author: Peter Urvin


Document Type: Paper

Sector: General

Geographical Focus: Global

Subject: development, human rights instruments, theory

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Description: Critique of a human rights approach to development. Urvin analyses three approaches to human rights and development; 1. incorporation of human rights terminology into classical development discourse, 2. the addition of human rights objectives into a ranges of goals and criteria of development agencies, 3. the redefining of the development mandate in human rights terms.

Language: English

Pages: 9

Publication Details: The Fletcher Journal of Development Studies, vol XVII 2002,

Distributor: The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

ISBN Number: -




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