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Dignity as an expressive norm: Neither vacuous nor a panacea

Abstract:

Proponents of dignity see it as a useful tool which solves the most important (if not all) of the practical and theoretical problems in human rights law. Arguing against this sympathetic position on the other side of the debate are the sceptics, who have raised troubling questions about dignity's alleged indeterminacy, as well as about the illiberal role that it has allegedly played in certain contexts. In this article, I argue that designing a defensible and useful conception of dignity whic...

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10.1093/ojls/gqr024

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Khaitan, T More by this author
Journal:
Oxford Journal of Legal Studies
Volume:
32
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-19
Publication date:
2012-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-3820
ISSN:
0143-6503
URN:
uuid:3ae46453-c287-4c2a-9a71-ba4ae59380aa
Source identifiers:
321304
Local pid:
pubs:321304
Language:
English
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