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Author Glacier, Osire, author.

Title Universal rights, systemic violations, and cultural relativism in Morocco / Osire Glacier ; translated by Valérie Martin.

Published New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  341.480964 GLAC    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Physical description xii, 184 pages ; 23 cm
Notes Translated from the French.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-180) and index.
Contents The multiple actors present at the origin of the Convention Against Torture's -- Internal politics behind the Moroccan state's disinterest in a definition for torture -- The use of cultural relativism for the purpose of delegitimizing fundamental rights -- Colonialism as a policy of resistance to human rights law -- Human rights law as a tool for international solidarity -- Torture persists despite the constitutional reforms of 2011.
Language notes English, translated from French.
Other author Martin, Valérie, 1989- translator.
Subject Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (1984 December 10)
Human rights -- Morocco.
International law and human rights -- Morocco.
Torture -- Government policy -- Morocco.
Cultural relativism -- Political aspects -- Morocco.
ISBN 9781137339607 (hbk.)
1137339608 (hbk.)