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Bringing human rights home

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights -- United States,
  • Human rights -- United States -- History,
  • Civil rights -- United States -- History,
  • Social justice -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Cynthia Soohoo, Catherine Albisa, and Martha F. Davis ; foreword by Louise Arbour.
    SeriesPraeger perspectives
    ContributionsSoohoo, Cynthia., Albisa, Catherine., Davis, Martha F., 1957-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC599.U5 .B694 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18459822M
    ISBN 10027598821X, 0275988228, 0275988236, 0275988244
    ISBN 109780275988210, 9780275988227, 9780275988234, 9780275988241
    LC Control Number2007040492

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    From one course assignment grew a community project demonstrating the impact that a graduate program can have when students and faculty act in solidarity with one another. As the bill makes its progress through parliament, we will continue to work closely with partner organisations and our members to ensure that Brexit does not lead to a loss of fundamental rights protections. To deflect criticism, the administration claimed that torture and cruel and degrading treatment were legal under U. Martha F.


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