Includes bibliographical references (p. -238) and index.
Pt. 1. The Philosophy of Human Rights. 1. Human Rights: A Historical Background. 2. Human Rights East and West: A Comparison. 3. The Third Generation of Human Rights -- Pt. 2. Case Studies. 4. Amnesty International. 5. The Human Rights Committee. 6. Quantitative Approaches to the Comparative Study of Human Rights: The Work of Charles Humana. 7. Comparative Measures of Democracy. 8. Freedom House and the Comparative Study of Human Rights -- Pt. 3. Conclusion.