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Human rights and disabled persons

essays and relevant human rights instruments

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Published by M. Nijhoff in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • Human rights.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Theresia Degener and Yolan Koster-Dreese.
    SeriesInternational studies in human rights ;, v. 40
    ContributionsDegener, Theresia, 1961-, Koster-Dreese, Yolan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK637.Z9 H86 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 757 p. ;
    Number of Pages757
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1117408M
    ISBN 100792332989
    LC Control Number94043563

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