Publisher description for International human rights in context : law, politics, morals : text and materials / Henry J. Steiner and Philip Alston.

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The new edition of this popular book has been completely revised to include developments in international human rights over the last five years. It includes judicial opinions on constitutional issues by the national courts; a completely new chapter on globalization and its implications for human rights; and expanded treatment of many issues including democracy, self-determination, and responses to massive tradegies through prosecutions and truth commissions.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Human rights.
Human rights -- Moral and ethical aspects.