Humiliation, Degradation, Dehumanization

Human Dignity Violated

ISBN: 978-90-481-9660-9 (Print) 978-90-481-9661-6 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Conceptions and Theories

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

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      Human Dignity Violated: A Negative Approach – Introduction

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      Pages 7-17

      Three Crucial Turns on the Road to an Adequate Understanding of Human Dignity

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      Pages 21-36

      Humiliation: The Collective Dimension

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      Pages 37-56

      The Rituality of Humiliation: Exploring Symbolic Vulnerability

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      Pages 57-65

      Instrumentalization: What Does It Mean to Use a Person?

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      Pages 67-84

      Degradation: A Human Rights Law Perspective

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      Pages 85-97

      Dehumanization: Perceiving the Body as (In)Human

  3. Practices of Violating Human Dignity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-99

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      Pages 101-117

      Torture

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      Pages 119-132

      Rape

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      Pages 133-149

      Social Exclusion

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      Pages 151-158

      Absolute Poverty

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      Pages 159-172

      Relative Poverty

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      Pages 173-189

      Labor Exploitation

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      Pages 191-212

      Bonded Labor

  4. Conclusions for a Positive Account of Human Dignity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 213-213

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      Pages 215-230

      Human Dignity and Human Rights

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      Pages 231-241

      Dignity and Preservation of Personhood

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      Pages 243-261

      Embodied Self-Respect and the Fragility of Human Dignity: A Human Rights Approach

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 263-265