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Politics and human rights

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Published by Blackwell Publishers in Oxford, U.K, Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Political science,
  • International relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by David Beetham.
    ContributionsBeetham, David.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC571 .P63 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL799768M
    ISBN 100631196668
    LC Control Number95036037

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