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FHS Libguides (Library Guides): Human Rights in the Modern World

Created using your teacher's assignments and library resources, these guides are a great first place to start your research. Find databases, books, websites, and other tools that can help you do your homework.


Question: To what degree are countries responsible for protecting human rights?

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Encyclopedia & Databases of Interest

Databases are collections of published articles, scholarly papers, research etc. that are NOT usually available on the internet.

Popular Magazines 

Global Issues in Context




Science in Context

New York Times 

eBooks - Prison Systems around the World

Human Rights websites

Personal Narratives

Additional eBooks

Case Study: Apartheid in South Africa

Case Study: Tiananmen Square

"Man Versus the State." The Cold War, edited by Walter Hixson, Primary Source Media, 2000. American Journey. World History In Context,  

Subject Guide

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FHS Research Paper Guide, 8th edition

Please use this guidebook when writing your research paper.  It includes information on how to set up your essay in MLA format and how to correctly cite your sources in your essay and in your Works Cited page.