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A Handbook of International Human Rights Terminology, Second Edition

H. Victor Conde

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

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Contents

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pp. v-vi

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Preface to the Second Edition

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pp. vii-viii

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. ...

Acknowledgments

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pp. ix-

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Introduction: Civilization Is a Race between Education and Catastrophe

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pp. xi-xiv

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

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pp. xv-xvi

List of Terms Defined

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pp. xvii-xxxi

Definitions of Terms

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pp. 1-277

APPENDIX A: Your Human Rights in the International Bill of Rights

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pp. 279-280

APPENDIX B: Texts of the Instruments Comprising the International Bill of Human Rights

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pp. 281-318

APPENDIX C: Excerpts from Selected International Human Rights Instruments

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pp. 319-385

APPENDIX D: Official Citations for Human Rights and Related Instruments

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pp. 387-390

Bibliography [Includes List of other works in series]

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pp. 391-393


E-ISBN-13: 9780803204072
E-ISBN-10: 0803204078

Page Count: 393
Publication Year: 2004

Series Title: Human Rights in International Perspective

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