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Concepts and Strategies in International Human Rights (Teaching Texts in Law and Politics Series)
     

Concepts and Strategies in International Human Rights (Teaching Texts in Law and Politics Series)

by George J. Andreopoulos (Editor)
 
Although the celebrations surrounding the fiftieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) highlighted some remarkable achievements in the human rights movement, the international community must remain cognizant of a whole new array of unprecedented challenges. These challenges relate to the relevance of the conceptual framework within which

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Although the celebrations surrounding the fiftieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) highlighted some remarkable achievements in the human rights movement, the international community must remain cognizant of a whole new array of unprecedented challenges. These challenges relate to the relevance of the conceptual framework within which the human rights movement has been operating as well as to the need for effective strategies of promotion and protection.

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«This collection of eight essays on human rights written by top experts is readable, informative, and exciting. ‘Concepts and Strategies in International Human Rights’ demonstrates in a wide variety of ways the ever-growing importance of internationally recognized human rights. This book is useful to novices as well as to experts who have been involved in the exploding field of human rights.» (Robert F. Drinan, S.J., Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820452258
Publisher:
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Series:
Teaching Texts in Law and Politics Series , #5
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.02(d)

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The Editor: George J. Andreopoulos is Associate Professor of Government at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, and Lecturer at Yale University. He is also Director of the Center for International Human Rights at John Jay College. Among his numerous publications are The Laws of War: Constraints on Warfare in the Western World (with Sir Michael Howard and Mark Shulman) and Human Rights Education for the Twenty-First Century (with Richard Pierre Claude).

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