Human Rights

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Challenge the Strong Wind

Canada and East Timor, 1975–99

UBC Press

Challenge the Strong Wind recounts the story of Canadian policy toward East Timor from the 1975 invasion to the 1999 vote for independence, demonstrating that historical accounts need to include both government and non-governmental perspectives.

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Beyond Testimony and Trauma

Oral History in the Aftermath of Mass Violence

Edited by Steven High
UBC Press

By challenging the ways that survivors of mass violence are typically understood as either eyewitnesses to history or victims of it, the contributors to this volume ask us to go “beyond testimony” to embrace sustained listening and collaborative research design.

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Linking Human Rights and the Environment

The University of Arizona Press

This books explores the relationship between environmental degradation and human suffering, two arenas often treated by organizations and governments as unrelated.

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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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