Hardcover: 300 pages
Publisher: Routledge; 2 edition (December 16, 2004)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 185743207X
ISBN-13: 978-1857432077

… it succeeds as a broad-ranging and accessible reference tool. – Royal Institute of International Affairs

Product Description
Providing explanations of the terminology, issues, organizations, and laws, this reference work develops the key aspects of human rights in over 200 clear and concise A-Z entries.

* Explains terms connected such as Asylum, Equal Opportunities, Freedom of Speech, Representation, and Civil Liberties
* Covers organizations concerned with human rights such as Amnesty International, The European Court of Human Rights, and The American Civil Liberties Union
* Outlines the significance of eminent thinkers such as Locke, Cardozo, and Nozick
* Places key terms in their legal and constitutional context, with examples and explanations of their implications
* Legal terms such as Injunction, Probable Cause, Clear and Present Danger, and Stop and Search are explained clearly and succinctly
* Includes an appendix containing texts and extracts of leading documents, such as The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen and The Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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