Human rights of, by, and for the people : how to critique and change the US Constitution / edited by Keri E. Iyall Smith, Louis Edgar Esparza, and Judith R. Blau.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York, NY : Routledge is an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, an Informa Business, 2017.
Description
xiv, 200 pages ; 23 cm

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Constituting human rights in the US / Keri E. Iyall Smith -- Why revise / Judith R. Blau -- Beginning the world again : social movements and the challenge of constitutional change / Ben Manski -- A place called liberty / Rodney D. Coates -- Wherefore "the despotism of the petticoat"? : American women, gender, and constitutional omissions / Susan C. Pearce and Kathleen B. Basile -- Human dignity and equality : freedoms and rights, protection, fairness, and security / Judith R. Blau -- Beyond welfare, workfare, and employment : for a basic income as a constitutional amendment / Steven Panageotou -- Preserving economic security : housing, food, and medical care / Steven Foy -- What Latin America and the Caribbean teach the United States about constitutionalizing environmental human rights / K. Russell Shekha and Leah Edwards -- Revise now! / Judith R. Blau -- Why a sociology of human rights? / Mark Frezzo -- The constitution project : implementing a group projects structure / Davita Silfen Glasberg -- For a decolonized US Constitution / Keri E. Iyall Smith -- The Universal Declaration of Human Rights as constitutional model / Zachary Elkins, Tom Ginsberg and James Melton -- Rewrite for rights : creating a modern constitution / Judith R. Blau -- Appendix 1. Bill of Rights and subsequent amendments -- Appendix 2. Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
ISBN
  • 9781138204164 ((hbk.))
  • 1138204161 ((hbk.))
  • 9781138204188 ((pbk.))
  • 1138204188 ((pbk.))
  • ((ebk))
LCCN
2016036313
OCLC
958459907
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