Part I. A Deconstruction of Human Rights Law: 1. Arendt, Little Rock, and the cauterization of the other; 2. Democracy, human rights, and L'Affaire du Foulard; Part II. A Phenomenology of the Saturated Other: 3. Derrida, Levinas, and the rights of the other; 4. The saturated other; Part III. A Human Rights of the Marginalized Other: 5. Learning to learn from the voice of the other; 6. Self-ascription by the marginalized other in asylum law; 7. Heteronomic rights and duties.
William Paul Simmons is Associate Professor of Political Science and founding director of the M.A. program in Social Justice and Human Rights at Arizona State University. His research is highly interdisciplinary, relying on theoretical, legal and empirical approaches to social justice and human rights issues. He is the author of An-Archy and Justice, co-editor of the forthcoming Localizing Human Rights: The US-Mexico Experience and author of numerous articles and book chapters including recent work offering the most comprehensive study to date of widespread sexual violence against migrant women. He has served as an international human rights consultant in the United States, China, Mexico and West Africa.