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"...unique because of its U.S. emphasis and its inclusion of extensive primary source material. It is nicely organized and written at a level that makes it useful for high school and college students, as well as the general reader, and is recommended for high school, public, and academic libraries..."
-Booklist

"...invaluable for anyone interested in human rights issues ... highly recommended for all reference collections."
-ARBA

"...a conceptually thorough and well-organized reference. The definitions are relevant with valuable commentary and are linked to source documents and other related entries ... Both academic and public libraries should consider this important and timely reference for their collections."
-Against the Grain

Encyclopedia of Human Rights in the United States
Third Edition


Pub. Date: April 2017
Hardcover: Two Volumes, 750 pages
ISBN: 978-1-68217-346-6
Price: $250.00
EBook ISBN: 978-1-68217-347-3 EBook Vendors

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This two-volume set offers easy to grasp explanations of the basic concepts and laws in the field, with emphasis on human rights in the historical, political, and legal experience of the United States. This indispensable resource surveys the legal protection of human dignity in the United States, examines the sources of human rights norms, cites key legal cases, explains the role of international governmental and non-governmental organizations, and charts global, regional, and UN human rights measures.

This comprehensive, timely volume is a must for large public libraries, university libraries and social science departments, along with high school libraries.

Pub. Date: April 2017
Hardcover: Two Volumes, 750 pages
ISBN: 978-1-68217-346-6
Price: $250.00
EBook ISBN: 978-1-68217-347-3 EBook Vendors

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