257 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Human rights victims and heroes Lawless governments Out of the ashes Governments as human rights guardians The United States and human rights abroad Worldwide volunteers Punishing human rights violators The United States: human rights at home U.S. v. U.S.S.R.: competition The human rights that are universal Documents Human rights organizations Movies, plays, and books converning human rights issues.
Examines the history of the modern international human rights movement, violations of human rights in Latin America, the Soviet Union, South Africa, and elsewhere, and various efforts to prevent or censure such abuses.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-176).