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Rights in the age of protest: a history of the human rights and civil liberties movement in Canada, 1962-1982

@inproceedings{Clment2005RightsIT,
  title={Rights in the age of protest: a history of the human rights and civil liberties movement in Canada, 1962-1982},
  author={D. Cl{\'e}ment},
  year={2005}
}
The emergence of the human rights paradigm has been the most profound development in redefining the relationship between citizens and the state in Canada. In the sixties an explosion of new and vibrant social movements rocked Canada, from gay liberationism to feminism. Among these social activists was a new generation of civil liberties and human rights associations, dedicated to the defence of individual freedoms and rights irrespective of individuals' background and beliefs. These… Expand
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