Call No. JC571 .M3243 2000
Author Maddex, Robert L., 1942-
Title International encyclopedia of human rights : freedoms, abuses, and remedies / Robert L. Maddex.
Location Volume/Copy Barcode Status
 3rd Fl REFERENCE  JC571 .M3243 2000    35005008870665  
Published Washington, DC : CQ Press, c2000.
Description xxxii, 404 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Abortion -- Accused -- Adoption -- African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights (Banjul Charter) -- African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child -- African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights -- Aged -- AIDS -- Alfonsin Foulkes, Raul -- Aliens -- American Convention on Human Rights -- American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man -- Amnesty -- Amnesty International -- Amparo -- Apartheid -- Appeals -- Aquino, Corazon -- Arab Charter on Human Rights -- Aristotle -- Artists -- Assembly -- Association -- Asylum -- Augustine, St. -- Aung San Suu Kyi -- Awards and prizes -- Basic principles for the treatment of prisoners -- Basic principles on the role of lawyers -- Basic principles on the use of force and firearms by law enforcement officials -- Beccaria, Cesare -- Bills of Rights -- Body of Principles for the Protection of All Persons under Any Form of Detention or Imprisonment -- Bunche, Ralph -- Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam -- Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms -- Capital punishment -- Carter, James Earl -- Center for Human Rights -- Charter of Paris for a New Europe -- Charter of the United Nations -- Charter 77 (Czechoslovakia) -- Children -- Cicero, Marcus Tullius -- Civil rights -- Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officials -- Collective rights -- Commission on Human Rights -- Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women -- Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination -- Communication -- Compensation -- Complaints -- Conscience -- Constitutional rights -- Constitutionalism -- Convention against Discrimination in Education -- Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment -- Convention Concerning Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organize -- Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage -- Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others -- Convention on Consent to Marriage, Minimum Age for Marriage and Registration of Marriages -- Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Way of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects -- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women -- Convention on the International Right of Correction -- Convention on the Political Rights of Women -- Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide -- Convention on the Rights of the Child -- Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees -- Counsel -- Crimes against humanity -- Cultural rights --
Declaration of Alma Ata (Asian Press) -- Declaration of Alma Ata (health) -- Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power -- Declaration of Independence (United States) -- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen (France) -- Declaration of the Rights of the Child -- Declaration on Fundamental Principles Concerning the Contribution of the Mass Media to Strengthening Peace and International Understanding, to the Promotion of Human Rights and to Countering Racialism, Apartheid and Incitement to War -- Declaration on Principles of International Law Concerning Friendly Relations and Co-operation among States in Accordance with the Charter of the United Nations -- Declaration on Social and Legal Principles Relating to the Protection and Welfare of Children, with Special Reference to Foster Placement and Adoption Nationally and Internationally -- Declaration on Social Progress and Development -- Declaration on Territorial Asylum -- Declaration on the Control of Drug Trafficking and Drug Abuse -- Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief -- Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination -- Declaration on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women -- Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women -- Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples -- Declaration on the Human Rights of Individuals Who are not Nationals of the Country in which They Live -- Declaration on the Prohibition of the Use of Nuclear and Thermo-Nuclear Weapons -- Declaration on the Promotion among Youth of the Ideals of Peace, Mutual Respect and Understanding between Peoples -- Declaration on the Protection of All Persons from Being Subjected to Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment -- Declaration on the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance -- Declaration on the Protection of Women and Children in Emergency and Armed Conflict -- Declaration on the Right and Responsibility of Individuals, Groups and Organs of Society to Promote and Protect Universally Recognized Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms -- Declaration on the Right of Peoples to Peace -- Declaration on the Right to Development -- Declaration on the Rights of Disabled Persons -- Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities -- Declaration on the Use of Scientific and Technological Progress in the Interests of Peace and for the Benefit of Mankind -- Defenders of human rights -- Democracy -- Deportation -- Derogation -- Detention -- Development -- Die, right to -- Dignity -- Diplomats and consuls -- Disabled persons -- Disappearance -- Discrimination -- Doctors Without Borders -- Domestic violence -- Drugs -- Due process of law --
Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) -- Economic rights -- Education -- Enforcement -- Environment -- Equality -- Equality of arms -- Erga omnes -- European Commission of Human Rights -- European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment -- European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms -- European Court of Human Rights -- European Social Charter -- Exhaustion of remedies -- Expression -- Expulsion -- Extradition -- Fair Trial -- Families -- Fang Lizhi -- Federalism -- Food -- Forced eviction -- Forced labor -- Forefront -- Freedom House -- Fundamental rights -- Gandhi, Mohandas K. -- Geneva Conventions -- Genocide -- Grotius, Hugo -- Guidelines for Action on Human Resources Development in the Field of Disability (Tallinn guidelines) -- Guidelines for the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency (Riyadh guidelines) -- Habaes corpus -- Havel, Vaclav -- Health -- Helsinki Final Act -- High Commissioner for Human Rights -- High Commissioner for Refugees -- Homosexuals -- Hostages -- Housing -- Human rights -- Human Rights Committee -- Human Rights Internet -- Human Rights Watch -- Immigrants -- Impunity -- Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention -- Indigenous peoples -- Information -- Institute for Global Communications -- Inter-American Charter of Social Guarantees -- Inter-American Commission of Women -- Inter-American Commission on Human Rights -- Inter-American Convention on the Granting of Civil Rights to Women -- Inter-American Convention on the Granting of Political Rights to Women -- Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women -- Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture -- Inter-American Court of Human Rights -- International Bill of Human Rights -- International Commission of Jurists -- International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination -- International Court of Justice (World Court) -- International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights -- International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, First Optional Protocol -- International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Second Optional Protocol, Aiming at the Abolition of the Death Penalty -- International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights -- International Criminal Court -- International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights -- International human rights instruments -- International Labor Organization -- International law -- International League for Human Rights -- International Peace Bureau -- Internet resources -- Inviolable rights --
Jefferson, Thomas -- Judicial independence -- Judicial review -- Jus cogens -- Justice -- Kampala Declaration on Human Rights -- King, Martin Luther, Jr. -- Language -- Las Casas, Bartolome de -- Law enforcement -- Lawyers Committee for Human Rights -- Liberty -- Life -- Limburg Principles on the Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights -- Limitations -- Locke, John -- Magna Carta -- Majority rule -- Mandela, Nelson -- Marriage -- Mason, George -- Maternity -- Menchu, Rigoberta -- Military personnel -- Mill, John Stuart -- Minorities -- Monitoring compliance movement -- Names -- Nationality -- Natural resources -- Natural rights -- Ngugi wa Thiong'o -- Nongovernmental organizations -- Norms -- North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) -- Ombudsmen -- Opinion -- Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe -- Oxfam International -- Paine, Thomas -- Participatory rights -- Pax Christi International -- Peace -- Peace Brigades International -- Peoples' rights -- Perez Esquivel, Adolfo -- Personality -- Petition -- Physicians for Human Rights -- Plato -- Pluralism -- Political rights -- The press -- Principles of Medical Ethics Relevant to the Role of Health Personnel, Particularly Physicians, in the Protection of Prisoners and Detainees against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment -- Principles on the Effective Prevention and Investigation of Extra-Legal, Arbitrary and Summary Executions -- Prisoners -- Privacy -- Proclamation of Teheran -- Project Diana -- Property -- Proportionality -- Punishment -- Race discrimination -- Ramos-Horta, Jose -- Ramphal, Shridath -- Ratification -- Red Cross and Red Crescent -- Refoulement -- Refugees -- Regional human rights systems -- Rehabilitation -- Religion -- Remedies -- Reporting violations -- Resolution 1503 procedure -- Retroactive laws -- Rights -- Rights International -- Rio Declaration on Environment and Development -- Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court -- Romero, Oscar -- Roosevelt, Eleanor -- Rousseau, Jean-Jacques -- Rule of law -- Rules for the Protection of Juveniles Deprived of Their Liberty --
Safeguards Guaranteeing Protection of the Rights of Those Facing the Death Penalty -- Sakharov, Andrei -- Security -- Self-determination -- Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions -- Separation of church and state -- Sex discrimination -- Shcharansky, Anatoly -- Slavery -- Slavery Convention -- Social rights -- Sovereignty -- Speech -- Spinoza, Benedict -- Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice (Beijing rules) -- Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners -- Standard of living -- Stanton, Elizabeth Cady -- Statelessness -- Students -- Subcommission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights -- Summary executions -- Suzman, Helen -- Teachers -- Teresa, Mother -- Territorial jurisdiction -- Terrorism -- Thomas Aquinas, St. -- Thought -- Timerman, Jacobo -- Tolerance -- Torture -- Treaties -- Tubman, Harriet -- Tutu, Desmond -- United Nations -- United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) -- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) -- United Nations Program of Technical Cooperation in the Field of Human Rights -- Universal Copyright Convention -- Universal Declaration of Human Rights -- Universal Declaration on the Eradication of Hunger and Malnutrition -- Universal Declaration on the Human Genome and Human Rights -- Vancouver Declaration on Human Settlements -- Victims -- Vienna Declaration and Program of Action -- Violations -- Voting -- Walesa, Lech -- Wallenberg, Raoul -- War -- War crimes -- Weapons -- Wei Jingsheng -- Welfare -- Wiesel, Elie -- Wiesenthal, Simon -- Wollstonecraft, Mary -- Women -- Workers -- Working groups -- World Council of Churches -- World Declaration on the Survival, Protection and Development of Children -- World Health Organization -- Youth.
Subject Human rights -- Encyclopedias.
Civil rights -- Encyclopedias.
ISBN 1568024908
OCLC No. or Control No. 44173061