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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, ©2006.
Series: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This unique textbook seeks to promote students' critical and analytical skills and to provide a teacher-friendly resource featuring: in-depth scholarly introductions to each chapter, multiple  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Pierre Claude; Burns H Weston
ISBN: 0812219481 9780812219487
OCLC Number: 68800429
Description: xviii, 543 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Human rights : concept and content / Burns H. Weston --
Capabilities, human rights, and the universal declaration / Martha C. Nussbaum --
The universality of human rights in a multicultured world / Burns H. Weston --
The second great transformation : human rights leap-frogging in the era of globalization / Rhoda Howard-Hassmann --
Genocide / Diane Orentlicher --
Torture and the future / Lisa Hajjar --
Civil rights / Richard B. Lillich --
Human rights and crime / Rachel Neild --
First principles of racial equality / Paul Gordon Lauren --
Protecting the rights of women / Eva Brems --
The international and national protection of refugees / Maryellen Fullerton --
Indigenous peoples' rights to self-determination and territoriality / Maivân Clech Lâm --
Economic, social, and cultural rights as human rights / Asbjørn Eide --
Worker rights are human rights / Lee Swepston --
Food is a human right / George Kent --
The right to health : key objectives, themes, and interventions / Paul Hunt --
The right to education and human rights education / Richard Pierre Claude --
The right to take part in cultural life / Stephen A. Hansen --
The right of self-determination in the twenty-first century / Hurst Hannum --
The right to development / Arjun Sengupta --
Is the human right to environment recognized under international law? / Luis E. Rodriguez-Rivera --
Peace : a "sacred right" / Douglas Roche --
Human rights : prescription and enforcement / Burns H. Weston --
How is international human rights law enforced? / Harold Hongju Koh --
Making the human rights treaties work / Anne F. Bayefsky --
The United Nations and human rights / Stephen P. Marks --
The promise of regional human rights systems / Dinah Shelton --
No exceptions? The United States pick-and-choose approach to human rights / Michael Ignatieff --
Civil remedies for gross human rights violations / Michael Ratner --
Humanitarian intervention : imperatives and problematics / Richard Falk --
What do human rights NGOs do? / Richard Pierre Claude --
Multinational corporations and the ethics of global responsibility / Mahmood Monshipouri, Claude E. Welch, Jr., Evan T. Kennedy --
The human right to revolution / Jordan J. Paust.
Series Title: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Pierre Claude and Burns H. Weston, with the assistance of Gavin H. Boyles and Jessica L. Downs.

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