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The impact of technology on human rights : global case-studies : studies on the affirmative use of science and technology for the furtherance of human rights, commissioned as a special project by the United Nations University, following a reference to the University by the United Nations Human Rights Commission

Author: C G Weeramantry; United Nations University.
Publisher: Tokyo : United Nations University Press, ©1993.
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Examines five case studies from Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America which examine a range of technologies and their effects on human rights. For example, the damage suffered by a traditional  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Impact of technology on human rights.
Tokyo : United Nations University Press, c1993
(DLC) 95149461
(OCoLC)28271618
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C G Weeramantry; United Nations University.
ISBN: 0585097224 9780585097220
OCLC Number: 44965427
Notes: "HRSTD-2/UNUP-821"--T.p. verso.
"United Nations sales no. E92. III. A.7"--T.p. verso.
Sequel to: Human rights and scientific and technological development. 1990.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (322 p.)
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: Technological impacts on human rights: models of development, science and technology, and human rights / Jan Berting --
Democracy, human rights, and the impact of scientific and technological development in Venezuela / Edgardo Lander --
Technology and human rights: critical implications for Thailand / Vitit Muntarbhorn --
Human rights and technological development: Eastern Europe and Poland / Pawel Bozyk --
The impact of modern science and technology on human rights in Ethiopia / Tewolde Berhan Gebre Egziabher, assisted by Yoseph Gebre Egziabher and Sue Edwards --
Western European case-study: the impact of advanced methods of medical treatment on human rights / Aart Hendriks and Manfred Nowak --
Conclusions / C.G. Weeramantry.
Other Titles: Human rights and scientific and technological development.
Responsibility: edited by C.G. Weeramantry.

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