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The Politics of Human Rights

A Global Perspective (Human Security in the Global Economy)

by Tony Evans

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Pluto Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Globalization,
  • Human rights,
  • Political Science,
  • Political Advocacy,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Human Rights,
  • Law / Human Rights,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7955685M
    ISBN 10074532374X
    ISBN 109780745323749


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