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Battling over human rights : twenty essays on law, politics and governance

Author: Joseph Oloka-Onyango
Publisher: [Oxford, England] : Distributed in and outside N. America by African Books Collective. Mankon, Cameroon : Langaa Research & Publishing CIG, [2015]
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This book brings together twenty think-pieces on contemporary Human Rights issues at the international, regional and national level by one of Africa's foremost scholars of International Human Rights and Constitutional Law, J. Oloka-Onyango. Ranging from the 'Arab Spring' to the Right to Education, the collection is both an in-depth analysis of discrete topics as well as a critical reflection on the state of human  Read more...
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All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Oloka-Onyango
ISBN: 9789956762156 9956762156
OCLC Number: 919234446
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This book brings together twenty think-pieces on contemporary Human Rights issues at the international, regional and national level by one of Africa's foremost scholars of International Human Rights and Constitutional Law, J. Oloka-Onyango. Ranging from the 'Arab Spring' to the Right to Education, the collection is both an in-depth analysis of discrete topics as well as a critical reflection on the state of human rights around the world today. Taking up issues such as the African reaction to the International Criminal Court (ICC), the question of truth and reconciliation before the outbreak of post-election violence in Kenya and the links between globalization and racism, the book is a tour de force of issues that are both unique as well as pertinent to human rights struggles around the world.

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