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Justice in the United States : human rights and the U.S. constitution

Author: Judith R Blau; Alberto Moncada
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2006.
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"In this volume, Judith Blau and Alberto Moncada compare the constitutional provisions of a number of nation-states and summarize some of the relevant United Nations' human rights declarations and treaties. To encourage U.S. citizens to think critically about their constitution in light of the constitutions of other states, the authors present a draft revision of the U.S. Constitution. Of course, revision of the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blau, Judith R., 1942-
Justice in the United States.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2006
(OCoLC)606461812
Online version:
Blau, Judith R., 1942-
Justice in the United States.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2006
(OCoLC)607791853
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith R Blau; Alberto Moncada
ISBN: 0742545598 9780742545595 0742545601 9780742545601
OCLC Number: 61448145
Description: xii, 285 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The idea of rights --
The social foundations of human rights --
Constitutions : overview and comparisons --
Capitalism and rights : an antagonistic relationship --
Growing inequalities --
The global struggle for economic security --
In search of society --
Cornucopia of rights --
A Socratic dialogue --
Draft revision of the U.S. Constitution.
Other Titles: Human rights and the US Constitution
Human rights and the United States Constitution
Responsibility: Judith Blau and Alberto Moncada.
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All populations, including people living in the United States experience new vulnerabilities with globalization. Other countries have revised their constitutions to protect their citizens from these  Read more...

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