The Impact of technology on human rights : global case-studies : 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. - Tokyo : United Nations University Press, c1993. - 322 p. ; 24 cm.

"HRSTD-2/UNUP-821"--T.p. verso. "United Nations sales no. E92.III.A.7."--T.p. verso. Sequel to: Human rights and scientific and technological development. 1990.

Includes bibliographical references.

Technological impacts on human rights: models of development, science and technology, and human rights / Jan Berting -- Democracy, human rights, and the impact of scientific and technological development in Venezuela / Edgardo Lander -- Technology and human rights: critical implications for Thailand / Vitit Muntarbhorn -- Human rights and technological development: Eastern Europe and Poland / Pawel Bozyk -- The impact of modern science and technology on human rights in Ethiopia / Tewolde Berhan Gebre Egziabher, assisted by Yoseph Gebre Egziabher and Sue Edwards -- Western European case-study: the impact of advanced methods of medical treatment on human rights / Aart Hendriks and Manfred Nowak -- Conclusions / C.G. Weeramantry.

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