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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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The Encyclopedia of Human Rights, edited by David Forsythe, offers in depth coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history, focusing primarily on developments since 1945. The 300-plus signed entries are authored by leading scholars and human rights experts. The content covers major figures, organizations and institutions, human rights events and crises, as well as human rights norms.

Each entry includes: entry text and sections, search input box, navigation, cross-reference, related entries and adjacent entries, and how to cite this entry.

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Dates Covered

1945 to current.

Print Counterpart

Encyclopedia of Human Rights, ed. by David P. Forsythe (Oxford University Press).
Law Library Reference JC571 .E673 2009
5 volumes; Volume five contains the topical outline, the index, and the directory of contributors.

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