voice for human rights by Robinson, Mary

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • United Nations. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights,
  • Human rights,
  • Globalization

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMary Robinson ; edited by Kevin Boyle ; foreword by Kofi Annan ; afterword by Louise Arbour.
SeriesPennsylvania studies in human rights
ContributionsBoyle, Kevin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC571 .R653 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3421543M
ISBN 100812239040
ISBN 109780812239041
LC Control Number2005042338

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