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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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Human Rights in Developing Countries - Yearbook

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ISBN13: 9789041105370
ISBN: 9041105379
Published: February 1998
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Format: Hardback
Price: £88.00

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The tenth in the series, this volume contains articles on topical human rights issues as well as surveys of individual countries. More attention has been given to ""self-monitoring"" articles investigating the human rights policies of countires in the North on specific issues and sectors. Another feature is that more effort is given to collaboration between institutions in the North and South in writing articles and surveys.;The topics covered in this work include: development aid to human rights observance in Mozambique; an evaluation of Norway's human rights policies; and aid with regard to Palestinian areas in the wake of the Oslo Agreement.;As a regular feature the text assesses human rights trends in various countries of the South, covering the full range from civil and political rights to economic, social and cultural rights. Countires surveyed here are: Cuba; Guatemala; Libya; Senegal; Vietnam; and Zimbabwe.

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Part 1 Thematic studies on human rights and development: development aid to indigenous peoples is an exercise in crossing boundaries, S. Ekern; steps towards linking development policy and human rights - the Netherlands and Mozambique, C. Omloo; human rights and Norwegian aid to the Palestinian areas - a self-monitoring exercise, C. Grosso and L. Gule.
Part 2 Human rights in selected developing countries: Cuba, B. Olavsdottir; Guatemala, H. Hey; Libya, N. Merheb; Senegal, H. Sax; Vietnam, M. Lundberg; Zimbabwe, O. Thiis and G. Feltoe; ratifications of major human rights instruments.