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development of the concept of human rights in the ANC, from 1961 up to and including 1988

A. W. G. Raath

development of the concept of human rights in the ANC, from 1961 up to and including 1988

by A. W. G. Raath

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Published by Unit for Development Analysis in [Pretoria] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • African National Congress.,
    • Human rights -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [67]-[76]).

      Statementby A.W.G. Raath.
      SeriesSub-Sahara Afrika forum ;, 7 =, Sub-Saharan Africa forum ;, 7, Sub-Saharan Africa forum ;, 7.
      ContributionsUnit for Development Analysis (Pretoria, South Africa)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJC599.S5 R32 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination66, [10] p. ;
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1038017M
      LC Control Number93233986
      OCLC/WorldCa26748886

      [London: Council for the Development of Economic and Social Research in Africa (CODRESIA Book Series), pp. Discusses several human rights approaches, including universalization, theorization, prioritization, promotion, prevention, and exposition; also critiques "dominant" human rights ideologies such as philosophical idealism and political. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Prinsloo, F.C. ( Author: FC Prinsloo.

      the concept of human rights in africa: reviewed by edward mutemi willy. I chose to review this book because it is a good piece of literature which successfully investigates the philosophical, historical and political dimensions of human rights struggles in Africa in this era of imperialism and s: 1. Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates.

      Pieter Willem Botha, DMS (Afrikaans pronunciation: [ˈpitər ˈvələm ˈbʊəta]; 12 January – 31 October ), commonly known as "P. W." and Die Groot Krokodil (Afrikaans for "The Great Crocodile"), was a South African served as the last Prime Minister from to and the first executive State President from to Born: Pieter Willem Botha, 12 January , Paul Roux, . This publication would not have been possible without the generous financial support of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. Please note that the views expressed herein are not necessa.


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