Human Rights

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Realizing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Triumph, Hope, and Action

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

A multidisciplinary collection analyzing the development of the Declaration, the triumph of its adoption, and the hopes and actions for its implementation.

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Challenges to the Human Rights of People with Intellectual Disabilities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book provides a multidisciplinary examination of human rights and the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. It combines historical, psychological, philosophical, social, educational, medical and legal perspectives to form a unique and insightful account of the subject.

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Indigenous Diplomacy and the Rights of Peoples

Achieving UN Recognition

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

With a focus on international law, Henderson analyzes what the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples means for Indigenous peoples around the world and for Canada.

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Morals, Rights and Practice in the Human Services

Effective and Fair Decision-Making in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Work within the human services is increasingly influenced by rights-based thinking, and this book offers advice for the practitioner on how to translate abstract rights theory into their everyday practice. It will be a useful source of guidance and advice for professionals working across the human services.

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Sex and Borders

Gender, National Identity and Prostitution Policy in Thailand

UBC Press

A compelling exploration of the complex relationship between Thai national identity and prostitution and gender.

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Pepper in Our Eyes

The APEC Affair

Edited by W. Wesley Pue
UBC Press

In November 1997, the world media converged on Vancouver, Canada to cover a meeting of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). A predictable student protest met unusually strong police response.

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