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Published by Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Human rights,
  • Human rights monitoring

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementTodd Landman and Edzia Carvalho.
ContributionsCarvalho, Edzia.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC571 .L246 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23208324M
ISBN 109780415446495, 9780415446501, 9780203867594
LC Control Number2009016179

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