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Author Fomerand, Jacques, author

Title Historical dictionary of human rights / Jacques Fomerand
Published Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (lxvii, 777 pages)
Series Historical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements
Historical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements.
Contents Appendix 13 Paris Principles Relating to the Status of National Human Rights Institutions: Annex toBibliography; About the Author
Appendix 7 State Party Reporting to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural RightsAppendix 8 State Reporting to UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination; Appendix 9 UNESCO Individual Complaint Procedure: Procedure of 104 EX/Decision 3.3; Appendix 10 Complaint Procedure of the International Labour Organization; Appendix 11 Taking a Case to the European Court of Human Rights; Appendix 12 Complaint Procedure in the Inter-American Commission and Court on Human Rights
Summary The Historical Dictionary of Human Rights covers the history of the Human Rights movement through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has more than 1000 cross-referenced entries on terminology, conventions, treaties, intergovernmental organizations in the United Nations family or regional bodies, and the constantly expanding universe of non-governmental organizations, as well as some of the pioneers and defenders. This book is an excellent access point for stude
Notes Editor's Foreword; Preface; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction; #; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Appendix 1 International Human Rights Standards: Implementation Mechanisms; Appendix 2 Human Rights Architecture at the United Nations; Appendix 3 Structure of the UN Human Rights Council; Appendix 4 UN 1503 Complaint Procedure; Appendix 5 UN Special Procedures Manual: Excerpts; Appendix 6 Procedure for Individual Complaints to the UN Human Rights Committee
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Human rights -- History -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0810880350 (electronic bk.)
9780810880351 (electronic bk.)
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