Human rights in global perspective
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Human rights in global perspective anthropological studies of rights, claims and entitlements by Wilson, Richard

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Human rights,
  • Droits de l"homme,
  • Politique,
  • Aspect social,
  • Anthropologie,
  • Aspect moral

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Richard Ashby Wilson and Jon P. Mitchell
SeriesASA monographs -- 40, A.S.A. monographs -- 40.
ContributionsTaylor & Francis
LC ClassificationsJC571 .H769523 2003
The Physical Object
Format[ressource e lectronique] :
Pagination1 ressource en ligne (viii, 259 p.).
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25555648M
ISBN 100203506278
ISBN 109780203506271

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