Where Does the Critique of International Human Rights Stand? An Exploration in 18 Vignettes

28 Pages Posted: 26 Nov 2010  

Frederic Megret

McGill University - Faculty of Law

Date Written: November 24, 2010

Abstract

This paper will be presented at a forthcoming conference in Madrid at the CEU University San Pablo. It is an attempt to survey the broad field of critical international human rights approaches, suggest their explanatory power for some concrete human rights issues and outline a few leads for what a sustained critical/constructive engagement with human rights could be.

Keywords: Human Rights, Critical Legal Theory

JEL Classification: K33

Suggested Citation

Megret, Frederic, Where Does the Critique of International Human Rights Stand? An Exploration in 18 Vignettes (November 24, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1714484 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1714484

Frédéric Mégret (Contact Author)

McGill University - Faculty of Law ( email )

3644 Peel Street
Montreal H3A 1W9, Quebec
Canada

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