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Understanding Social Action, Promoting Human Rights
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Understanding Social Action, Promoting Human Rights

Ryan Goodman, Derek Jinks, and Andrew K. Woods

Abstract

Over the last 20 years, the social scientific understanding of human behavior has taken a significant leap forward. Important advances in several fields have increased the complexity and accuracy of prevailing models of individual actors, group dynamics, and communication. Yet too few of the key insights of that scholarship have been incorporated into the theory or practice of human rights promotion. With this book, legal scholars Ryan Goodman, Derek Jinks, and Andrew K. Woods begin the process of incorporation, by collecting research from a broad set of disciplines and underscoring its implic ... More

Keywords: empirical, international law, human rights, behavioral, social science, economics, communications, political science, social psychology, moral biology, mind sciences, social network analysis, social norms, negotiation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780195371895
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371895.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ryan Goodman, editor

Derek Jinks, editor

Andrew K. Woods, editor

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