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Global Justice and Legal Issues

  • By: Janet Benshoof
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The concept of global justice is premised on the belief that all people are entitled to certain fundamental human rights solely by virtue of being members of the human community. The 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was a seminal ...

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