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Human dignity and the future of global institutions

Author: John J DeGioia; Mark P Lagon; Anthony C Arend
Publisher: Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 21st century has witnessed a proliferation of international institutions, including traditional intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, private sector entities, and other partnerships. The premise of this anthology is that these institutions need a common, animating principle in the service of the person, which is the ultimate end of global politics. The concept of human dignity, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Human dignity and the future of global institutions
(DLC) 2014011284
(OCoLC)880237744
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John J DeGioia; Mark P Lagon; Anthony C Arend
ISBN: 9781626161214 1626161216
OCLC Number: 891589972
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 366 pages)
Contents: Preface / John J. DeGioia --
Introduction --
Human dignity in a neomedieval world / Mark P. Lagon and Anthony Clark Arend --
Traditional institutions --
The United Nations Security Council / Nancy E. Soderberg --
The responsibility to respect: victims and human dignity at the international criminal court / Tod Lindberg --
The UN Secretary-General and human dignity: the case of Kofi Annan / Abiodun Williams --
Regional security organizations and human dignity / Chester A. Crocker --
Inclusive growth, institutions, and the underground economy / Anoop Singh --
The global human rights regime: assessing and renovating the architecture / Mark P. Lagon and Ryan Kaminski --
The human dignity lens on terrorism and counterterrorism / Anthony Clark Arend --
Emerging institutions --
Transcending HIV/AIDS social stigma: putting human dignity center stage in global institutions / Rosalia Rodriguez-Garcia --
The new global landscape for poverty alleviation and development: foundations, NGOs, social media, and other private sector institutions / Raj M. Desai and Homi Kharas --
Statelessness, sovereignty, and international law: promoting the right to have rights / Benjamin Boudreaux --
Fighting human trafficking: transformative versus cotton-candy partnerships / Mark P. Lagon --
Religion and the global politics of human dignity: the Catholic Church and beyond / Thomas Banchoff --
Faith-based institutions and human dignity: a growing presence on the global stage / Nicole Bibbins Sedaca --
Business, human rights, and the internet: a framework for implementation / Michael A. Samway --
Institutions and values: the future --
Constructing a dialogue on dignity: the path ahead / Mark P. Lagon and Anthony Clark Arend --
Contributors.
Responsibility: Mark P. Lagon and Anthony Clark Arend, editors.

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What role should human dignity play in guiding the mission of international institutions? This book concludes with a final section that lays out a path for a cross-cultural dialogue on human dignity  Read more...
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