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Human Rights in Developing Countries - Yearbook

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ISBN13: 9789065448453
ISBN: 9065448454
Published: July 1994
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Format: Paperback
Price: £81.00



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This series presents articles on recent developments with regard to human rights in developing countries. Besides topical information on current issues and trends that pertain to these countries in general, each issue focuses on a selected group of developing countries. The 1994 Yearbook contains national reports on Angola, China, Ghana, Honduras, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Tanzania and covers aspects of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.;The first part of the book engages in a set of thematic studies that cover a range of issues relevant to human rights in the developing world. Among the topics covered are the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the influence of recognized human rights standards in the national politics of Eastern Europe, the social cost of adjustment and human rights protection and an evaluation of recent positive measures taken in the sphere of North-South co-operation.;The Yearbook is an initiative of human rights institutes in Austria, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands, with the purpose of reaching an audience interested in both human rights and development aid issues.

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Contents:
Part 1 Thematic studies on human rights and development: the rights of the child in developing countries - international norms and procedures for real change?; positive measures in development co-operation - United States and Germany; human rights and economic efficiency - the relationship between social cost of adjustment and human rights protection; human rights in Eastern Europe.
Part 2 Human rights in selected developing countries: Angola; China; Ghana; Honduras; Pakistan; Sri Lanka; Tanzania.
Part 3 ratifications of major human rights instruments.