Human Rights Discourse in a Global Network

Human Rights Discourse in a Global Network

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Rather than viewing human rights as an immutable and ill-defined entity, Khor argues for the recognition of human rights as a social construct comprised of language and language use. Her case studies of Doctors Without Borders, Paul Rusesabagina and Hotel Rwanda, and Michael Ondaatje's Anil's Ghost support a new theoretical framework based on a global discourse network of human rights that enables textual and human actors to increase their power as speaking subjects.79 it presents its multiple stories and storylines in ways that constantly raise more questions than answers, thereby forcing its ... lake of Petrola#39;: Form and the sympathetic witness in selvaduraisa#39;s Funny Boy and ondaatjea#39;s Anila#39;s Ghost, a€ suggests that the acts of compassion ... nRi stands for non-resident indian. the Hindi term a€œdesi, a€ when used in a diasporic context, refers to a€œpeoples of south asian descent.

Title:Human Rights Discourse in a Global Network
Author:Lena Khor
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013


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