Human Rights In The United States
A Dictionary And DocumentsBook - 2000
"Human Rights in the United States" offers clear explanations of the basic concepts, laws, and case law in the field, with emphasis on human rights in the historical, political, and legal experience of the United States. It surveys the legal protection of human dignity in the United States, examines the sources of human rights norms, cites key legal cases, explains the role of international governmental and nongovernmental organizations, and charts global, regional, and U.N. human rights measures.
A bibliography, extensive glossary, and comprehensive index round out this indispensable volume.