Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
216
Utgivningsdatum
2007-06-01
Upplaga
illustrated ed
Förlag
OUP Oxford
Illustratör/Fotograf
15 illustrations
Illustrationer
15 black & white
Dimensioner
170 x 110 x 15 mm
Vikt
140 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780199205523

Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction

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What are our human rights? What are their philosophical justifications and historical origins? Focusing on highly topical issues such as torture, arbitrary detention, privacy, and discrimination, this Very Short Introduction will help readers to understand for themselves the controversies and complexities behind this vitally relevant issue.
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<br>Andrew Clapham is Director of the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, and Professor of Public International Law at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva.<br>

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Preface; 1. Looking at rights; 2. The historical development of international human rights; 3. Human rights foreign policy and the role of the UN; 4. The international crime of torture; 5. Legitimate restrictions and questions of freedom; 6. Balancing rights - the issue of privacy; 7. Food, education, health, housing and work; 8. Discrimination and equality; 9. The death penalty; Final remarks; References; Further reading; Annex: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights