A Handbook of International Human Rights Terminology, Second Edition
Publication Year: 2004
This newly revised, greatly expanded, and updated edition is the essential tool for navigating the language of international human rights related to law, jurisprudence, politics, diplomacy, and philosophy. Broadening the scope and enhancing our understanding of international human rights, the second edition of A Handbook of International Human Rights Terminology contains over four hundred new commonly used key terms and acronyms as well as corrections to terms that have taken on new meaning since the publication of the original. It also includes new treaty instruments and citations of important human rights instruments. Designed to be accessible to persons from different systems and regions of the world, this handbook fills an important void in the burgeoning discourse of international human rights and will become a vital reference work for specialists, students, and newcomers to this field.
Published by: University of Nebraska Press
Title Page, Copyright Page
Preface to the Second Edition
SINCE THE writing of the initial Handbook the author has had the opportunity to observe his students in the United States and in Europe test-driving it in class and using it in term papers. He has received many favorable comments from around the world of those who have been helped by it. ...
Introduction: Civilization Is a Race between Education and Catastrophe
HUMAN RIGHTS is becoming the language of the entire world in the realm of politics, international relations, and law. To many scholars it is now deemed the dominant discourse of our day, and it is becoming more broadly so daily.
Abbreviations and Special Terms
List of Terms Defined
Definitions of Terms
APPENDIX A: Your Human Rights in the International Bill of Rights
APPENDIX B: Texts of the Instruments Comprising the International Bill of Human Rights
APPENDIX C: Excerpts from Selected International Human Rights Instruments
APPENDIX D: Official Citations for Human Rights and Related Instruments
Bibliography [Includes List of other works in series]
Page Count: 393
Publication Year: 2004
Series Title: Human Rights in International Perspective
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