Human Rights

Human Rights

Book - 2007
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Editor Adela Soliz provides readers with personal accounts, case studies, articles, commentaries, and overviews that introduce issues relating to the topic of human rights. Issues discussed include the definition of human rights, worldwide examples of violations, and how to protect human rights. After readers have navigated through several perspectives on each issue, personal essays are shared. One personal account describes the plight of refugees from Liberia's civil war. Another essay shares the story of a chinese policital prisoner's detention. Mary Robinson, the former High Commissioner for Human Rights, discusses key human rights concerns from her own perspective and experience. Readers will never forget this incredibly important introduction to human rights.
Publisher: Detroit : Thomson Gale, c2007
ISBN: 9780737724592
0737724595
Branch Call Number: 323 Hum
Characteristics: 171 p. --
Additional Contributors: Soliz, Adela

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