Historical Dictionary of Human Rights (Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements Series)

Historical Dictionary of Human Rights (Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements Series)

Jacques Fomerand


If the sheer variety of references to human rights in media headlines or govt statements is of any information, human rights matters now seem nearly on the heart of the framework of the norms, ideas, and tasks that form family in the overseas neighborhood either between and inside states. That political trip begun, might be arbitrarily, on 10 December, 1948, whilst the United countries basic meeting (UN-GA) embraced and proclaimed the common statement of Human Rights (UDHR), a ringing endorsement and advocacy of the inspiration that despite race, faith or nationality, all women and men, all around the international are entitled to the human rights and primary freedoms just because they're human.

The Historical Dictionary of Human Rights covers the historical past of the Human Rights move via a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has greater than a thousand cross-referenced entries on terminology, conventions, treaties, intergovernmental corporations within the United countries family members or neighborhood our bodies, and the continually increasing universe of non-governmental companies, in addition to the various pioneers and defenders. This publication is a superb entry element for college kids, researchers, and an individual eager to understand extra in regards to the Human Rights movement.

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