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    O passado revolucionário: descolonizando o direito e os direitos humanos

    Fitzpatrick, Peter (2013) O passado revolucionário: descolonizando o direito e os direitos humanos. Revista de Estudos Constitucionais, Hermenêutica e Teoria do Direito 5 (2), pp. 97-105. ISSN 2175-2168.

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    Combining a radical revision of the historical formation of occidental law with perspectives derived from decolonial thought, this paper advances a deconstruction of occidental law. That deconstruction is then brought to bear on human rights. Although occidental law and human rights are shown in this way to be imperial in orientation, that same deconstruction reveals resistant elements in law and in human rights. These are elements which the decolonial can draw on in its commitment to intercultural transformation.


    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): human rights, post-colonialism, decolonization.
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Law School
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2014 09:55
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:10


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