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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

Covers human rights theory, practice, law, and history in over 300 signed entries. Includes major figures, organizations and institutions, human rights events and crises, and human rights norms. Focuses primarily on developments since 1945. 5 vols. edited by David Forsythe.

Entry examples:

  • the right to health and health care
  • Amnesty International
  • the Balkan wars
  • the Internet
  • intellectual property rights
  • the American Civil Rights Movement
  • globalization
  • Brazil in historical context

Available through Oxford Reference Online.

Resource Type(s): E-Book(s),  Reference Tool 
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Vendor Name:Oxford University Press
Research Guides: Political Science, Reference Sources
Coverage:2009 ed.