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O'Neill and the Political Turn Against Human Rights

  • Jude Browne
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Abstract

In this article I examine Onora O’Neill’s philosophical critique of human rights in the context of her appointment to the Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission and the recent political turn against human rights in the UK.

Keywords

Universal human rights Onora O'Neill The Equality and Human Rights Commission UK politics 

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Acknowledgments

Sincerest thanks to Umar Salam and two anonymous expert reviewers for excellent comments.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Social SciencesKing’s CollegeCambridgeUK
  2. 2.University of Cambridge Centre for Gender StudiesCambridgeUK

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