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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

Edited by: David P. Forsyth

ISBN13: 9780195334029
Published: August 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback, 5 Volumes
Price: £405.00

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This major five-volume encyclopedia offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history. The set will provide situation profiles and full coverage of the development of the movement, historical cases of abuse, the key figures, major organizations, and a range of other issues in economics, government, religion, and journalism that touch on human rights theory and practice.

In addition to providing original analytical articles covering standard subjects such as the right to health and health care, Amnesty International, the Balkan wars, and former President of Ireland Mary Robinson, it offers innovative coverage of such subjects as the Internet, intellectual property rights, the American civil rights movement, globalization, and Brazil in historical context.

Focusing primarily on developments since 1945, it offers an unrivaled reference source for students and researchers; even human rights experts are likely to find much original material and keen insights in many of the entries.


  • Each article is fully cross-referenced and accompanied by an up-to-date bibliography, aiding further research at all levels
  • Innovative coverage: the Internet, intellectual property rights, globalization, and more make this up-to-date
  • Covers a topic of global importance comprehensively and accessiblynull including organizations, institutions, leading figures, crises, and events
  • Includes a Foreword from Louise Arbour, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • More than 300 AnullZ entries signed by leading scholars and human rights experts ensure this will become the go-to resource on the subject of Human Rights