Human rights reconsidered by Mark Goodale

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [UK], New York .

Written in English

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  • Human rights,
  • Political aspects,
  • Genocide

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Mark Goodale
LC ClassificationsK3240 .H8585 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25239057M
ISBN 109780195371840
LC Control Number2012009026

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