Its global scope is ideal for high school and college student research and class debate and for use with Model UN clubs.
More than fifty years after the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in , much has been accomplished on a global scale, particularly by the United Nations, to protect the rights of all people, but many human rights violations continue to be perpetrated. Langley, an internationally recognized expert on human rights, has provided the most current information on both the progress of human rights activities and the continuing incidents of human rights violations around the globe.
Entries cover major issues, incidents and violations, concepts and terms, activists, organizations, and human rights instruments. Encyclopedia of Human Rights. Notify me.
Description The international human rights movement has become firmly established in global politics since the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and principles of human rights now have a major impact on international diplomacy and lawmaking. This major five-volume encyclopedia set offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history.
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The set provides country profiles, and full coverage of the development of the movement, of historical cases of abuse, of the key figures, of major organizations past and present, and of a range of other issues in economics, government, religion, journalism, etc.
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All previous encyclopedic works on the subject pale in comparison. As a major contribution to the literature of human rights, this harrowing but important work chronicles the advances in the human rights movement from to the present, including such recent issues as the right to health care. Its extensive bibliography and and in depth analysis makes this an essential title for all libraries.
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