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'Barbarians' and 'Radicals' against the Legitimate Community? - Cultural Othering through Discourses on Legitimacy of Human Rights

Gozdecka, Dorota Anna


This article focuses on the mutations of rights from instruments of inclusion to instruments of exclusion. It focuses on multiple exclusionary interpretations of legitimacy of international human rights law that create and propagate otherness. The text analyses the understanding and role of ‘legitimate community of rights’ in contemporary crises of recognition and critically evaluates how this notion excludes those deemed too different to belong. The article does so primarily in light of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: No foundations: an interdisciplinary journal of law and justice
Access Rights: Open Access


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