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Construals of Human Rights Law: Protecting Subgroups As Well As Individual Humans

Nolan, Mark


This research develops the social psychological study of lay perception of human rights and of rights-based reactions to perceived injustice. The pioneering work by social representation theorists is reviewed. Of particular interest is the use of rights-based responses to perceived relative subgroup disadvantage. It is argued that these responses are shaped by the historical development of the legal concept of unique subgroup rights; rights asserted by a subgroup that cannot be asserted by...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a2b3690e82


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