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Human rights in Third World perspective

Thomas M. Franck

Human rights in Third World perspective

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Published by Oceana Publications in London .
Written in English


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StatementThomas M. Franck. Vol.3.
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Open LibraryOL15024241M
ISBN 100379207079


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BIARI alumni publication funding was granted to Critical Global Humanities alumnus, Jose-Manuel Barreto, to help publish the book, Human Rights from a Third World Perspective: Critique, History and International Law. The fourteen-chapter book, edited by Barreto, aims to compile a wealth of Third World interpretations of human rights, focusing in particular on the relationship between empires.

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