By Dr Wiessala Georg
Offering an research of the ways that issues of human rights supply form to the eu Union's interplay with Asia, this quantity argues for the honour of chosen social-constructivist views with reference to the Asia–EU discussion. It places into context the functionality of rules, identities, values, norms and human rights. via a few country-specific and neighborhood case stories, the textual content examines either the 'enabling' and the 'inhibitory' strength of human rights within the Union's family members with Asian interlocutors. The ebook proposes a extra inclusive, holistic realizing of the importance and power of the human rights discourse in East–West contacts. it's geared toward a large readership from the disciplines of politics, diplomacy, Asian stories, legislations and human rights.
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