This book is intended for people who want to consider how they can improve situations in which their rights might be endangered or how to respond when others are placed at risk. It provides a basic history of human rights, placing them in the context of international law. It then discusses the most important human rights and responsibilities and discusses the institutions and procedures for protecting against or remedying violations. Intended for a wide audience, the book generally contains citations only to quotations, cases and other principal sources, not to secondary sources. At the end of each chapter suggestions for further reading are provided and useful websites listed.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
K3240 .W458 2007
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