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close this bookThe Impact of Technology on Human Rights: Global Case-studies (UNU, 1993, 322 p.)
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Open this folder and view contents1. Technological impacts on human rights: Models of development, science and technology, and human rights
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Studies on the affirmative use of science and technology for the furtherance of human rights, commissioned as a special project by the United Nations University, following a reference to the University by the United Nations Human Rights Commission

Edited by C.G. Weeramantry

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