What's wrong with rights? : social movements, law and liberal imaginations / Radha D'Souza.
By: D'Souza, Radha.Material type: BookCall no.: HM671 .D96 2018Publication: London : Pluto Press, 2018Description: xv, 255 p.ISBN: 9780745335407; 0745335403; 9780745335414; 0745335411.Subject(s): Social justice | Social movements | Human rights
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-247) and index.
Part I. The Rights Resurgence : 1. Social movements, law and liberal imaginations -- 2. What's wrong with rights? -- 3. Rights in the 'epoch of imperialism' -- Part II. Re-Scripting Rights : 4. International election monitoring: from 'will of the people' to the 'right to free and fair elections' -- 5. The rights of victims: from authorisation to accountability -- 6. Intangible property rights: the IMF as underwriters -- 7. Rights in international neoliberal risk-governance regime -- Part III. Concluding Reflections : 8. Rights and social movements in the 'epoch of imperialism.'
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