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Human rights, the right to have rights, and life beyond the pale of the law

Larking, Emma


In The Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt is famously scathing of the societies established between World Wars I and II to advocate on behalf of refugees and advance the protection of human rights. In Arendt�s view, �all societies formed for the protection of the Rights of Man � showed an uncanny similarity in language and composition to that of societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals�. The human rights they invoked were nothing more than �the standard slogan of the protectors...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Human Rights
DOI: 10.1080/1323-238X.2012.11882098


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