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Human Rights and Wrongs

Slavery, Terror, Genocide

by Helen Fein

  • 315 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Paradigm Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Nonfiction / Social Science,
  • Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / Human Rights,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • 20th century,
  • Genocide,
  • History,
  • Human rights,
  • Slavery,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9384189M
    ISBN 101594513279
    ISBN 109781594513275

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      Human Rights and Wrongs explains the persistence of crimes against humanity since the Holocaust-including slavery, terror, and genocide. Using extended country descriptions and analyses, the book goes beyond case studies to explain such gross human rights violations in terms of an integrated theory of life integrity, giving readers vivid illustrations in addition to a theoretical framework/5(2). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Universal declaration of human rights: p. [] Description: pages 18 cm: Contents: Universal.


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This chapter examines the effect of the jurisprudence of the European Convention on Human Rights on the law of tort. The Convention has informed developments in some areas of English tort law, but in other areas, not at all. The decision has been that of the judges, giving them enormous discretion.

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The principal aim of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was to create a framework for a universal code based on mutual consent. The early years of the United Nations were oversha. Human Rights and Private Wrongs breaks new ground by considering a series of fascinating issues that are normally ignored by human rights specialists because they are too "private" to consider as policy issues: children's labor migration; refugee policy towards unaccompanied minors; financial matters of investor and business responsibility; and complex questions involving access to Cited by: Human Rights, Human Wrongs book.

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