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Encyclopedia of human rights

Author: David P Forsythe
Publisher: [Oxford] ; [New York] : Oxford University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This encyclopedia offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history. This extraordinary work provides situation profiles and full coverage of the development of the movement, historical cases of abuse, the key figures, major organizations, and a range of other issues in economics, government, religion, and journalism that touch on human rights theory and practice."
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Encyclopedia of human rights.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009006268
(OCoLC)252584097
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David P Forsythe
ISBN: 9780195336887 0195336887 9780195334029 0195334027
OCLC Number: 434880224
Notes: Title from home page (viewed Apr. 7, 2013).
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Dartmouth Medal 2010 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Outstanding Reference Source, RUSA 2010.
Winner of Dartmouth Medal 2010
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: V. 1. Afghanistan-Democracy and right to participation --
v. 2. Democracy promotion-John Humphrey --
v. 3. Index on censorship-Minority rights: overview --
v. 4. Minority rights: European Framework Convention-Soviet Gulag --
v. 5. Sri Lanka-Zimbabwe --
Topical outline of articles --
Directory of contributors --
Index.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of human rights (Online)
Encyclopedia of human rights Oxford Reference
Responsibility: edited by David P. Forsythe.

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"This encyclopedia offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history. This extraordinary work provides situation profiles and full coverage of the development of the movement, historical cases of abuse, the key figures, major organizations, and a range of other issues in economics, government, religion, and journalism that touch on human rights theory and practice."
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