Human Rights and Social Policy in the 21st Century: A History of the Idea of Human Rights and Comparison of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights with United States Federal and State Constitutions

Human Rights and Social Policy in the 21st Century: A History of the Idea of Human Rights and Comparison of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights with United States Federal and State Constitutions

by Joseph Wronka
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761810102

ISBN-13: 9780761810100

Pub. Date: 03/05/1998

Publisher: UPA

At the dawn of the 21st century, the idea of human rights has become a powerful social construct to fulfill human needs. This revised edition emphasizes the need to create a human rights culture, where public sentiment is in accord with human rights principles, especially those asserted in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, signed by the U.S. in 1948 and

Overview

At the dawn of the 21st century, the idea of human rights has become a powerful social construct to fulfill human needs. This revised edition emphasizes the need to create a human rights culture, where public sentiment is in accord with human rights principles, especially those asserted in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, signed by the U.S. in 1948 and today increasingly referred to as customary international law. The book includes a foreword by David Gill. For additional information on the author, please visit www.humanrightsculture.org.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761810100
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
03/05/1998
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Part I: The Historical-Philosophical Context: A History of the Idea of Human Rights Chapter 2 Part II: A Human Rights Analysis: Implications for Social Policy Chapter 3 Part III: Essays Toward the Creation of a Human Rights Culture

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