Australia has commonly lacked a powerful 'rights' tradition. whereas equity and equality were proudly exalted as emblems of the nationwide approach, the authors of The Politics of Human Rights in Australia argue that those comparable features may perhaps equate to a sort of cultural complacency. The e-book deals the 1st complete account of Australia's security of human rights from a political technology viewpoint. Addressing the foremost debates surrounding human rights in Australia, the authors ask: Why are vote casting rights so serious within the Australian context? should still Australia undertake a invoice of rights in an 'age of terror'? What are Australia's obligations to international and nearby refugee crises? How can reconciliation among indigenous and non-indigenous Australians be facilitated? Written through 3 revered lecturers on the leading edge in their fields, The Politics of Human Rights in Australia deals readability and perception into the complicated concerns surrounding the human rights debate in Australia.

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