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Human Rights and Statistics

Getting the Record Straight (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights)

by Thomas B. Jabine

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Statistical methods,
  • Political And Civil Rights,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Statistical services,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Social research & statistics,
  • Human rights

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRichard Pierre Claude (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages458
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8004656M
    ISBN 100812231082
    ISBN 109780812231083

    Human rights recognize the dignity inherent in every person as a human being, regardless of his or her particular nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexuality, class or any other group affiliation or characteristic. As a result, they assert the moral and legal primacy of the individual. in at the World Conference on Human Rights at Vienna laid emphasis on imparting the noble principles of human rights through education. Accordingly, in , the General Assembly adopted a resolution, and declared the period as the Decade of Human Rights Education followed by the present decade

    Read this book on Questia. Contributors from the fields of political science, public health, law, forensics and statistics illustrate statistical practices in the field of human rights in this volume. Human rights law is a complex but compelling subject that fascinates, but often confuses, students. International Human Rights Law and Practice explores the subject from a theoretical and practical perspective, guiding students to a rich understanding of the law.

    Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Statistical methods for human rights. New York: Springer, © (DLC) (OCoLC) measurement of democratic governance / Jan Robert Suesser and R. Suarez de Miguel --Human rights of statisticians and statistics of human rights. The contributors to this book, including experts in political science, public health, law, forensic pathology, and statistics, illustrate good statistical practice in the field of human rights and show the importance of collaboration between statisticians and other professionals.


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