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introduction to human rights

Mathew A. Servina

introduction to human rights

prepared by Mathew A. Servina.

by Mathew A. Servina

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Published by Centre for Rights & Development .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsMLCS 2005/06661 (J)
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3738730M
LC Control Number2003407581

Human Rights: Politics and Practice provides a comprehensive introduction to human rights that takes students beyond a purely legal perspective to look at theoretical issues and practical approaches. It brings together international experts including political scientists, philosophers, lawyers, and policy-makers, and is up to date with a constantly evolving field. This Very Short Introduction, in its second edition, brings the issue of human rights up to date, considering the current controversies surrounding the movement. Discussing torture and arbitrary detention in the context of counter terrorism, Andrew Clapham also considers new challenges to human rights in the context of privacy, equality and the Brand: OUP Oxford.

This publication is the Human Rights Education Series – Topic Book 1, a companion to Human Rights Here and Now: Celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. That book is broader in scope, while Social and Economic Justice: A Human Rights Perspective focuses on those rights found principally in the last third of the UDHR. Both books. "Respect for human rights lies at the heart of what it means to be European" (Martyn Bond)The right to life, prohibition of torture, freedom of thought, conscience and religion, freedom of expression, the right to marriage Did you know that these rights and many others are protected by the European Convention on Human Rights? The author of this book illustrates each of these rights in a.

The human rights and humanitarian programs of the U.S. Department of State and the Agency for International Development are hated by many conservatives because some of the programs support women's rights and healthcare, education for girls, the empowerment of . An Introduction to the Human Rights Movement. Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the.


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About the Human Rights Education Series About the Publication Partners About the Principal Contributors Acknowledgements: INTRODUCTION The Purpose of this Handbook Using The Human Rights Education Handbook: PART I: AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION. What Are Human Rights.

to human rights even if they enter the class with little formal knowledge about them. Throughout the course we will take different disciplinary approaches to human rights—legal, philosophical, literary, health, etc. Human rights can be defined as fundamental rights which all humans are.

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human rights standards and on the prevention of human rights violations. We must transform principles into concrete action. In doing so, our goal must be to main-stream human rights throughout the United Nations system, as called for by the Secretary-General, Kofi.

The reasons for studying and teaching human rights were set forth in in the United Nation's Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

Education is to be directed to the "full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms" and to the promotion of "understanding.

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