Human Rights: An Anthropological Reader

This innovative reader brings together key works that demonstrate the important and unique contributions anthropologists have made to the understanding and practice of human rights over the last 60 years.

  • Draws on a range of intellectual and methodological approaches to reveal both the ambiguities and potential of the postwar human rights project
  • Brings together essays by both contemporary luminaries and seminal figures to provide a rich introduction to the subject
  • Supplemented with selected international human rights documents and links to websites on human rights