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

Nolan, Mark

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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]

dc.contributor.authorNolan, Mark
dc.date.accessioned2009-03-17T04:19:37Z
dc.date.accessioned2011-01-04T02:37:02Z
dc.date.available2009-03-17T04:19:37Z
dc.date.available2011-01-04T02:37:02Z
dc.identifier.otherb25317441
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/47996
dc.description.abstractThis 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 outgroup members or by members of a broader collective that includes all subgroups. ¶ ...
dc.language.isoen
dc.rights.uriThe Australian National University
dc.subjectsocial psychology
dc.subjectlegal psychology
dc.subjecthuman rights law
dc.subjectindividual rights
dc.subjectsubgroup rights
dc.subjectcollective rights
dc.subjectconstrual
dc.subjectsocial identity theory
dc.subjectself-categorization theory
dc.subjectidentity management strategies
dc.subjectsocial representations theory
dc.subjectAustralia
dc.titleConstruals of Human Rights Law: Protecting Subgroups As Well As Individual Humans
dc.typeThesis (PhD)
dcterms.valid2003
local.description.refereedyes
local.type.degreeDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)
dc.date.issued2003
local.contributor.affiliationThe Australian National University
local.contributor.affiliationSchool of Psychology
local.identifier.doi10.25911/5d7a2b3690e82
local.mintdoimint
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