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Human Rights In Our Time

Essays In Memory Of Victor Baras, 1st Edition

Edited by Marc F. Plattner


162 pages

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This book has been written as a tribute to the memory of Victor Baras, who was deeply concerned with human rights. It examines the philosophical foundations of human rights, the lessons of history that are relevant to today's concerns, and contemporary policy.

Table of Contents

1. The Philosophical Foundation of Human Rights 2. Human Rights and the International State System 3. The British Campaign Against the Slave Trade 4. Affirmative Action: Human Rights at Home 5. Human Rights in U.S. Policy Toward the Soviet Union 6. From Helsinki to Madrid 7. Human Rights Policy in a Nonliberal World 8. Conclusion: Human Rights Abroad and at Home

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