Bibliographic Details

Human rights worldwide : a reference handbook / Zehra F. Kabasakal Arat.

Author / Creator Kabasakal Arat, Zehra F.
Imprint Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, [2006]
Description xx, 313 p. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Series Contemporary world issues
Subject Human rights.
Human rights -- Information resources.
Human rights.
Format E-Resource, Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/6091279
ISBN 1851097627 (hard cover : alk. paper)
9781851097623
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-288) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1.
  • The origins and development of the concept of human rights
  • 2.
  • Issues of contention and debate
  • 3.
  • Persistent and current human rights issues
  • 4.
  • The United States and human rights
  • 5.
  • Chronology of human rights events
  • 6.
  • Biographical sketches
  • 7.
  • Major human rights documents
  • 8.
  • Organizations working on human rights
  • 9.
  • Research and data sources.