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Title Interdisciplinary perspectives on human dignity and human rights / edited by Hoda Mahmoudi and Michael L. Penn.

Published Bingley, UK : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
Edition First edition.
Physical description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Intro; FM; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; About the Contributors; Introduction; Human Dignity: A Notion Defined, A Defining Notion; Human Dignity: A History; Defining Dignity, Defining Rights: Vectors and Geographies of Dignity; Outside the Lines: Human Dignity and Human Evil; Toward A Universal Dignity: Human Dignity as Foreshadowing Human Rights; The Structure of the Book; Chapters; References; Section one: Theory/Discourse; Chapter 1: Universal Consciousness of Human Dignity; Introduction; One People; Human Dignity; Collective Consciousness of Human Dignity
Rethinking Relationships that Sustain the Social OrderConclusion; References; Chapter 2: Toward a Principle of Human Dignity; What is a Principle of Human Dignity?; Why is the Principle of Human Dignity Needed?; How Can a Principle of Human Dignity Be Created?; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: Reframing Human Dignity; Introduction; Meaning and Discourse; The Role of Interpretive Frames Within Discourse; Deep Frames; The Social Command Frame; The Social Contest Frame; The Social Body Frame; Reframing Human Dignity; Human Dignity within the Social Command Frame
Human Dignity within the Social Contest FrameHuman Dignity within the Social Body Frame; Practical Implications; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: Promoting Human Rights and Human Dignity in an Axial Age; Introduction; The Twentieth Century and the Dawn of the Consciousness of the Oneness of Humankind; Protection of Human Dignity Requires Recognition of the Oneness of Humankind; References to Human Dignity Proliferate; An Overly Materialistic Focus in Human Rights and Development Discourse; Human Dignity, The Human Spirit, and Human Rights; References
Chapter 5: How does Dignity Ground Human Rights?Introduction; Defining Human Dignity; Linking Human Dignity and Human Rights; An Overlapping Consensus Approach; Four Concluding Observations; References; Chapter 6: Honor-based Violence in Pakistan and Its Eradication through the Development of Cultural and Jurisprudential Ethos of Human Dignity; Introduction; Factual basis of Honor Killings; The Pakistani Culture; A Culture of Interdependence; An Honor/Shame-based Culture; Who are the Actors and Whose Perceptions Matter?; Shame Versus Guilt; Women's Sexuality and Shame
Collective Shame and Collective ResponsibilityJudgments of Deserving: Political, Legal, and Religious Factors; Reconstructing the Movement Against Honor Violence in Pakistan; De-Politicizing the Movement's Narrative; Creating A "Change from Within": Using Islam to Deconstruct Religious Legitimacy of Gender-based Violence; Religious Interpretative Tools for a Feminist Movement; Promoting Women's Participation and Representation; Increasing Women's Literacy and Scholarship; Making Room for Male Advocacy; Application of International Law and Notions
Notes Developing a Cultural Ethos of Human Dignity
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 25, 2019).
Other author Mahmoudi, Hoda, editor.
Penn, Michael L., 1958- editor.
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Human rights.
Local series Proquest Ebook Central
ISBN 9781789738230 electronic book
1789738237 electronic book

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