Offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history. Coverage includes major figures, organizations and institutions, human rights events and crises, and human rights norms.
Examines the entire history of crimes against humanity, during both wartime and peacetime, with entries on a wide range of relevant topics: human rights, war criminals, trials of war crimes, examples of genocide, international organizations and international law concerning war crimes, and many more.
Encyclopedia of human rights issues since 1945
Call Number: JC571 .L2747 1999
Reviews the major documents, people, nations, organizations, and incidents related to human rights since the World War II.
Brings together the work leading human rights scholars from all over the world to consider a broad range of human rights topics. The book discusses a wide range of contemporary themes, for example jurisdictional issues, such as human rights in the private sphere and extra-territorial obligations.