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              Human Rights Worldwide: A Reference Handbook

              Human Rights Worldwide: A Reference Handbook (Hardback, Revised ed.)

              By Arat, Zehra F. Kabasakal

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              Offering a guide to the global struggle for human rights, the problems and shortcomings of the international human rights regime, and the resources essential to human rights studies, this work looks at religious tolerance, torture, environmental rights, discrimination, and genoci...de, as issues central to the contemporary debate on human rights.
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              ISBN 9781851097623
              Released NZ 1 Jul 2006
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Modern Slavery: A Reference Handbook
                

              Modern Slavery: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Villegas, Christina G.

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              Modern Slavery provides a thorough treatment of the evolving scope, nature, and contexts of modern slavery and a discussion of prevention and abolition efforts in an accessible format for high school and college readers. Modern Slavery: A Reference Handbook addresses essential qu...estions about slavery in its contemporary manifestations. The book examines the growing epidemic and recent contexts of modern slavery in the United States and throughout the world, and describes in detail what caused it, whom it impacts, and what can be (and is being) done about it. It also explores the various contributing factors and how governmental and nongovernmental agencies can better engage in prevention and eradication. The volume opens with chapters providing information on contemporary slavery, followed by a discussion of the causes, consequences, and possible solutions. The next chapter includes essays from a diverse range of contributors, providing useful perspectives to round out the author's expertise. The book concludes with a collection of data and documents; an overview of important people, organizations, and resources relating to the issue; a chronology; and a glossary of key terms. Provides a foundation for general readers who want to learn more about the evolving nature, scope, and context of modern slavery in an easy-to understand fashion Allows arguments to be heard from a variety of individuals, including policy experts, victim advocates, and survivors, in a perspectives chapter Gives general readers a better of understanding of who is involved in combating modern slavery, and provides a foundation for further research in profile and references chapters
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              ISBN 9781440859762
              Released NZ 31 Oct 2020
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Gender Inequality: A Reference Handbook
                

              Gender Inequality: A Reference Handbook (Hardback, Annotated edition)

              By Newton, David E.

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              This title has been through a marketing Launch Meeting and the information in this Transmittal form has been approved. This title has NOT been through a marketing Launch Meeting and the information in this Transmittal form has NOT been finalized --

              ISBN 9781440872860
              Released NZ 25 Oct 2019
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Recycling in America: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition
                

              Recycling in America: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition (Hardback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Strong, Debra Kimball

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              This revised edition updates the first edition with new information on organizations, legal issues, and the latest developments in recycling technology. Providing a thorough chronology of the history of waste and the origins of many currently recycled products, this book also con...tains biographical sketches of individuals who have profoundly affected the recycling field. Facts and figures about widely recycled commodities and unusual commodities are also included, as are a listing of state laws and regulations; a directory of state, federal, and private organizations; and a detailed listing of print and electronic resources. Students, educators, environmental groups, and policymakers will find Recycling in America a valuable resource on this timely topic.
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              ISBN 9780874368895
              Released NZ 1 Nov 1997
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Women in the Third World: A Reference Handbook
                

              Women in the Third World: A Reference Handbook (Hardback, Annotated edition)

              By Kinnear, Karen L.

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              Provides a balanced survey of existing literature on women throughout the third world.

              ISBN 9780874369229
              Released NZ 1 Oct 1997
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Water Quality and Availability: A Reference Handbook
                

              Water Quality and Availability: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Miller, E. Willard; Miller, Ruby M.

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              Designed to serve as both a one-stop information source and a guide to in depth exploration, this eye-opening volume examines the availability and quality of our most fundamental resource-water.

              ISBN 9780874366471
              Released NZ 30 Jun 1992
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
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              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              United States Immigration: A Reference Handbook
               

              United States Immigration: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Miller, E. Willard; Miller, Ruby M.

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              ISBN 9780874368451
              Released NZ 30 Oct 1996
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
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              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Militias in America: A Reference Handbook
                

              Militias in America: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Hamilton, Neil A.

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              This volume provides readers with a historical overview of prominent militias and other extremist groups and offers extensive insights into their nature and ideology.

              ISBN 9780874368598
              Released NZ 1 Dec 1996
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
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              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Victims' Rights: A Reference Handbook
                

              Victims' Rights: A Reference Handbook (Hardback, Annotated edition)

              By Glenn, Leigh

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              In the past 20 years, the victims' rights movement has gathered momentum, often succeeding in its attempts to turn the tables on laws and legislation that traditionally loaded the scales of justice in favor of criminal defendants. Victims' Rights explores this movement and its im...plications in detail for the first time.
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              ISBN 9780874368703
              Released NZ 1 Dec 1997
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Endangered Species: A Reference Handbook
                

              Endangered Species: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Sherry, Clifford J.

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              An extensive list of print and nonprint resources is provided to facilitate further research. With the world's attention now focused on this vital issue, this volume will prove indispensable to school, public, and academic libraries.

              ISBN 9780874368109
              Released NZ 1 Oct 1998
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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