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Encyclopedia of human rights

Author: Edward Lawson
Publisher: New York : Taylor & Francis, ©1991.
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"Published with the co-operation of the United Nations Centre for Human rights as a contribution to the World Public Information Campaign for Human Rights"--Title page verso.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of human rights.
New York : Taylor & Francis, ©1991
(OCoLC)756419042
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Lawson
ISBN: 0800280032 9780800280031
OCLC Number: 18588680
Notes: "Published with the co-operation of the United Nations Centre for Human rights as a contribution to the World Public Information Campaign for Human Rights"--Title page verso.
Description: xxi, 1907 pages ; 29 cm
Contents: Non-self-governing territories; studies and reports; bodies; rights and freedoms; legal, social, and political terms; victims of violations of human rights; areas in which violations of human rights are most prevalent; practices violating human rights; intolerance and discrimination preventing the enjoyment of human rights; international crimes violating human rights; science and technology effects on human rights; procedures used to reduce or put an end to violations of human Rights; Eminent Personalities Active In Promoting And Protecting Human rights; internationally recognized human rights organizations; UN seminars and training courses; international humanitarian action to protect human rights; status of international human rights conventions; membership of intergovernmental organizations; international labour code; organigram of servicing by United Nations Centre for Human Rights; United Nations studies and reports on human rights issues; chronological list of international instruments concerned with human rights; list of national institutions concerned with human rights.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Edward Lawson ; with a foreword by Jan Martenson.

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This defines the concept of human rights - of individuals, peoples and nations - to employment, education and culture. It analyzes and reproduces the national and international documents and  Read more...

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