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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Law and ethics,
  • Human rights,
  • Political rights,
  • Law -- Philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCarl Wellman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK258 .W448 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 191 p. ;
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL367585M
ISBN 100813328209, 0813328217
LC Control Number98028117

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