Explain why the concept of rights is central to the study of politics (first assignment).

Rights “structure the form of governments, the content of laws, and the shape of morality as it is currently perceived” (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2016), making them a fundamental element of the study of politics. Rights can be enshrined in countries’ constitutions, or in legislation such as guaranteeing benefits or access to educational and health… Read More Explain why the concept of rights is central to the study of politics (first assignment).