Human Rights: The Essential Reference

Human Rights: The Essential Reference

by Carol Devine, Carol R. Hansen, Hilary Poole, Ralph Wilde
     
 

ISBN-10: 157356205X

ISBN-13: 9781573562058

Pub. Date: 06/11/1999

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Now, for the first time, there is a single reference work that documents the history of human rights worldwide, clearly explains each article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and examines the major human rights issues facing the world today. Comprehensive in scope, Human Rights covers a broad range of human rights issues that are central to an

Overview

Now, for the first time, there is a single reference work that documents the history of human rights worldwide, clearly explains each article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and examines the major human rights issues facing the world today. Comprehensive in scope, Human Rights covers a broad range of human rights issues that are central to an understanding of world history and current affairs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573562058
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/11/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile:
1360L (what's this?)
Age Range:
15 Years

Table of Contents

Preface

Human Rights Before 1948

A History of Human Rights Theory

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

An Overview of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

An Analysis of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Contemporary Human Rights Movement

An Overview of the Human Rights Movement

Government Organizations

Nongovernmental Organizations

Human Rights Activists

Contemporary Human Rights Issues

Appendices

United Nations Documents

Further Reading

Index

Contributors

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