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Human rights in the world community : issues and action

Author: Richard Pierre Claude; Burns H Weston
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

"Excellent articles and introductory commentary on the theory and practice of human rights and the remedies of wrongs."-David Carliner, Journal of Human Rights


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Human rights in the world community.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1992
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Pierre Claude; Burns H Weston
ISBN: 0812231546 9780812231540 0812213963 9780812213966
OCLC Number: 25788921
Description: xiii, 463 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Human rights / Burns H. Weston --
Theoretical foundations of human rights / Richard A. Falk --
International human rights and cultural relativism / Fernando R. Tesón --
The sovereign territorial state : the right to genocide / Leo Kuper --
Torture as policy / Amnesty International --
Civil rights / Richard B. Lillich --
Race, sex, and religious discrimination in international law / Jack Greenberg --
Refugees : a never-ending story / W.R. Smyser --
Human rights on the periphery : no room in the ark for the Yanomami? / Christian Bay --
Human rights in liberal, socialist, and Third World perspective / Adamantia Pollis --
Realization of social and economic rights and the minimum threshold approach / Asbjørn Eide --
The right of development as a human right / Héctor Gross Espiell --
Self-determination as a human right / Hurst Hannum --
Planetary rights / Edith Brown Weiss --
Peace as a human right / Philip Alston. The United Nations and human rights : more than a whimper, less than a roar / Tom J. Farer --
Regional human rights regimes : a comparison and appraisal / Burns H. Weston, Robin Ann Lukes, and Kelly M. Hnatt --
The Helsinki process : birth of a human rights system / Thomas Buergenthal --
Strategies for the international protection of human rights in the 1990s / B.G. Ramcharan --
Human rights and foreign policy / Evan Luard --
Humanitarian intervention and American foreign policy : law, morality, and politics / Jack Donnelly --
Congress and human rights in U.S. foreign policy : the fate of general legislation / David P. Forsythe --
The case of Joelito Filártiga in the courts / Richard P. Claude --
The United States commitment to international human rights / Diane F. Orentlicher --
Human rights nongovernmental organizations / Laurie S. Wiseberg. Scientists as detectives : investigating human rights / Clyde Collins Snow, Eric Stover, and Kari Hannibal --
Multinational corporations and human rights / Matthew Lippman --
"Looking and thinking" about human rights and revolution / Winston P. Nagan.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Pierre Claude and Burns H. Weston.


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