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This index presents a list of terms that are mentioned the book Cultural Rights in International Law: Article 27 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Beyond. The book explores the concept of cultural rights, by reviewing international and national legal instruments, international practice, and especially the role of UN bodies and entities in the promotion and implementation of these rights. It demonstrates that cultural rights are of profound moral, political and economic significance to individuals and groups and that they are concepts on the basis of which moral and material claims can be made and solutions given to long-term problems in societies, thus addressing past injustices and contributing to human development in peace.

Keywords: cultural rights; Universal Declaration of Human Rights



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