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Human rights : a very short introduction

Author: Andrew Clapham
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Very short introductions, 163.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on highly topical issues such as torture, arbitrary detention, privacy, and discrimination, this book will help readers to understand for themselves the controversies and complexities behind human rights.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Einführung
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Clapham, Andrew.
Human rights.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007298855
(OCoLC)84150740
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Clapham
ISBN: 9780191548277 0191548278 9781435617247 143561724X 9780191776861 0191776866 9786611148843 6611148841
OCLC Number: 190789419
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (193 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Looking at rights --
The historical development of international human rights --
Human rights foreign policy and the role of the United Nations --
The international crime of torture --
Legitimate restrictions on freedom --
Balancing rights: the issue of privacy --
Food, education, health, housing, and work --
Discrimination and equality --
The death penalty.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 163.
Responsibility: Andrew Clapham.
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