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NGOs and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights : a curious grapevine

Author: William Korey
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Discusses the role of non-governmental human rights organizations (NGOs) in influencing world-wide opinion and response to such issues as apartheid, political refugees and "prisoners of conscience," genocide, population growth, minority rights, conflict prevention and physician involvement in human rights work.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Korey
ISBN: 0312162553 9780312162559
OCLC Number: 39556376
Description: xi, 638 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Genesis: NGOs and the UN Charter --
Ch. 2. The "Curious Grapevine": NGO Rights and Limitations --
Ch. 3. Silencing the NGOs at the UN --
Ch. 4. "Honored Guests": NGOs in the Struggle Against Apartheid --
Ch. 5. The NGO "Prototype": The Anti-Slavery Society --
Ch. 6. An NGO Shifts Its Focus: The "Pioneer" International League for Human Rights --
Ch. 7. "To Light a Candle": Amnesty International and the "Prisoners of Conscience" --
Ch. 8. "A Call for U.S. Leadership": Congress, the Struggle for Human Rights and the NGO Factor --
Ch. 9. Overcoming "Lingering Brickeritis": The Struggle for Genocide Treaty Ratification --
Ch. 10. "Heroic Reformers": NGOs and the Helsinki Process.
Responsibility: William Korey.
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Discusses the role of non-governmental human rights organizations (NGOs) in influencing world-wide opinion and response to such issues as apartheid, political refugees and "prisoners of conscience," genocide, population growth, minority rights, conflict prevention and physician involvement in human rights work.

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