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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Human Rights: Reference

Your guide to books, articles and other resources on human rights.

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Reference Books

Use Encyclopedias for background information, find topics and access bibliographies at the end of articles for more sources.

Need help?

Stop by the reference desk on the 2nd floor

Call (212)237-8246

Text (646) 256-5199

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Search term ideas

Below are some possible search terms to use  to find resources on topics relating to Human Rights:

human rights AND [enter name of country]

human rights AND Advocacy

human rights AND globalization

human rights AND case studies

human rights AND cross-cultural studies

human rights AND developing countries

human rights AND economic aspects

human rights AND government policy

human rights AND health aspects

human rights in literature

human rights AND international cooperation

human righs AND prisons

human rights AND police