The Human Rights Reader
Major Political Essays, Speeches and Documents from Ancient Times to the Present 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Micheline R. Ishay
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Human Rights Reader by Micheline R. Ishay
Book DescriptionThe second edition of The Human Rights Reader presents a dramatically revised organization and updated selections, including pieces on globalization and the war on terrorism. Each part of the Reader corresponds to five historical phases in the history of human rights and explores for each the arguments, debates, and issues of inclusiveness central to those eras. This edition is the most comprehensive and up-to-date collection of essays, speeches, and documents from historical and contemporary sources, all of which are now placed in context with Micheline Ishay's substantial introduction to the reader as a whole and valuable introductions to each part and chapter.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415951593
(254mm x 178mm x 38mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Micheline R. Ishay
History of Human Rights, Paperback (June 2008)
Recounts the struggle for human rights across the ages and synthesizes historical and intellectual developments since the Mesopotamian Codes of Hammurabi. This book chronicles the clash of social movements, ideas, and armies that have played a part in this struggle, and illustrates how the history of human rights has evolved.
Human Rights Reader, Paperback (January 2006)View all books by Micheline R. Ishay
Presents selections, including pieces on globalization and the war on terrorism. Each part of this reader corresponds to five historical phases in the history of human rights and explores for each the arguments, debates, and issues of inclusiveness central to those eras.
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Author Biography - Micheline R. Ishay
Micheline Ishay is Professor at the Joesph Korbel School of International Studies at University of Denver, where she is Director of the human rights program. She has been a Visiting Professor at The University of Tel Aviv, the University of Maryland, and as Lady Davis Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and speaks regularly on a variety of human rights and foreign policy issues. Ishay is the author or editor of The History of Human Rights (2004), The Nationalism Reader (1999), and Internationalism and Its Betrayal (1995).
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