Author profile: Emma Larking

Emma Larking is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University’s School of Regulation and Global Governance RegNet, where her research focuses on political mobilisations for social justice, especially anti-poverty campaigns and the global food sovereignty movement. She has published widely on the concept and status of human rights, and on refugees and forced migration. She is the author of Refugees and the Myth of Human Rights: Life Outside the Pale of the Law (Ashgate, 2014) and co-editor with Hilary Charlesworth of Human Rights and the Universal Periodic Review: Rituals and Ritualism (Cambridge University Press, 2014).

Exposing the Universality of Human Rights as a False Premise

Emma Larking • Sep 2 2018 • Articles
In order to promote mobilisations clarity is necessary about the role currently played by human rights instruments in upholding an outdated conception of sovereignty.

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