Human Rights and Democracy: The Precarious Triumph of Ideals
by Todd Landman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic 2013
Number of pages: 192
The author combines an overview of the key theoretical models of democracy and human rights with a state-of-the-art survey which reports on trade-offs between achievements, set-backs and challenges in some of the world's 'hotspots'.
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