Žmogaus teisių apsaugos metodologija: Europos Žmogaus Teisiu Teismas vs sociumo entropija

Translated title of the contribution: A methodology for human rights protection: The European court of human rights vs. social entropy

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The article analyzes that democratic states not only declare that they recognize the priority of human rights and freedoms, but that they also treat the respect for human rights and freedoms as an ideological foundation of their states. A value-based nature of human rights and freedoms does not mean that there is no continual discourse in democratic states over the content of human rights and over the concrete form, scope, and limits of the expression of human rights and freedoms. In any social milieu, discourse over the content of human rights and freedoms is a permanent reality in the evolution of democratic states. The diverse historical, political, cultural, social, and economic experiences of particular countries explains how the content of human rights and freedoms actually differs between democratic states, even where they share common views on fundamental principles. Every state naturally goes through separate stages of the historical development of human rights and freedoms. The scope of the protection of human rights and freedoms in a particular country is subject to continuous change, which, although having been determined by certain objective circumstances, may be assessed as either an advantage or a disadvantage.

Original languageLithuanian
Pages (from-to)45-57
Number of pages13
JournalLogos (Lithuania)
Issue number80
Publication statusPublished - 2014


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Cultural Studies

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