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The Age of Rights by Norberto Bobbio


The Age of Rights by Norberto Bobbio

This book presents a valuable clarification and defence of human rights by Italy's leading political theorist.


a The Italian political thinker lends some much--needed backbone to the vague liberal rhetoric of human rights. Notably clear in its grasp of the wide gap between paper rights and actual freedoms.a New Statesman and Society a Great assurance, intelligence, clarity of vision, and lucidity of argument.a Radical Philosophy a It makes a thoughtful contribution.a Policy

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Publication date

15th November 1996


Norberto Bobbio

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Polity Press


192 pages


Human rights



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