Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action / Edition 3

Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action / Edition 3

by Richard Pierre Claude
     
 

ISBN-10: 0812219481

ISBN-13: 9780812219487

Pub. Date: 11/25/2006

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

Specifically designed for educational use by international relations, law, and political and social science classes, Human Rights in the World Community treats the full range of human rights issues, including implementation problems and processes involving international, national, and nongovernmental action. This new edition reflects the global, large-scale

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Specifically designed for educational use by international relations, law, and political and social science classes, Human Rights in the World Community treats the full range of human rights issues, including implementation problems and processes involving international, national, and nongovernmental action. This new edition reflects the global, large-scale change that has occurred in the field of human rights, and features an extensive bibliography and filmography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812219487
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date:
11/25/2006
Series:
Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
568
Sales rank:
719,800
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Dedication
Preface
Abbreviations

CHAPTER ONE. INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS: ISSUES OVERVIEWS
1. Burns H. Weston, Human Rights: Concept and Content
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
2. Martha C. Nussbaum, Capabilities, Human Rights, and The Universal
Declaration
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
3. Burns H. Weston, The Universality of Human Rights in a Multicultured
World
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
4. Rhoda Howard-Hassmann, The Second Great Transformation: Human
Rights Leapfrogging in the Era of Globalization
Questions for Reflection and Discussion

CHAPTER TWO BASIC DECENCIES AND PARTICIPATORY RIGHTS
5. Diane Orentlicher, Genocide
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
6. Lisa Hajjar, Torture and the Future
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
7. Richard B. Lillich, Civil Rights
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
8. Rachel Neild, Human Rights and Crime
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
9. Paul Gordon Lauren, First Principles of Racial Equality
Questions For Reflection And Discussion
10. Eva Brems, Protecting the Rights of Women
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
11. Maryellen Fullerton, The International and National Protection of Refugees
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
12. Maivân Clech Lâm, Indigenous Peoples' Rights to Self-determination and Territoriality
Questions for Reflection and Discussion

CHAPTER THREE BASIC HUMAN NEEDS AS SECURITY RIGHTS
13. Asbjorn Eide, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as Human Rights
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
14. Lee Swepston, Worker Rights are Human Rights
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
15. George Kent, Food Is A Human Right
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
16. Paul Hunt, The Right To Health: Key Objectives, Themes, and Interventions
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
17. Richard Pierre Claude, The Right To Education And Human Rights Education
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
18. Stephen A. Hansen, The Right To Take Part In Cultural Life
Questions for Reflection and Discussion

CHAPTER FOUR. COMMUNITY OR SOLIDARITY RIGHTS—GROUP RIGHTS
19. Hurst Hannum, The Right of Self-determination In The Twenty-first Century
Questions For Reflection And Discussion
20. Arjun Sengupta, The Right To Development
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
21. Luis E. Rodriguez-rivera, Is The Human Right To Environment
Recognized Under International Law?
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
22. Douglas Roche, Peace: A "Sacred Right"
Questions for Reflection and Discussion

CHAPTER FIVE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS: ACTION OVERVIEWS
23. Burns H. Weston, Human Rights: Prescription and Enforcement
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
24. Harold Hongju Koh, How Is International Human Rights Law Enforced?
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
25. Anne F. Bayefsky, Making The Human Rights Treaties Work
Questions for Reflection and Discussion

CHAPTER SIX INTERNATIONAL APPROACHES TO HUMAN RIGHTS
IMPLEMENTATION
26. Steven P. Marks, The United Nations And Human Rights
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
27. Dinah Shelton, The Promise Of Regional Human Rights Systems Rights
Questions for Reflection and Discussion

CHAPTER SEVEN NATIONAL APPROACHES TO HUMAN RIGHTS IMPLEMENTATION
28. Michael Ignatieff, No Exceptions? The United States' Pick-and-choose
Approach To Human Rights
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
29. Michael Ratner, Civil Remedies For Gross Human Rights Violations
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
30. Richard Falk, Humanitarian Intervention: Imperatives And Problematics
Questions for Reflection and Discussion

CHAPTER EIGHT PRIVATE SECTOR APPROACHES TO HUMAN RIGHTS IMPLEMENTATION
31. Richard Pierre Claude, What Do Human Rights NGOs Do?
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
32. Mahmood Monshipouri, Claude E. Welch, Jr., and Evan T. Kennedy,
Multinational Corporations and the Ethics of Global Responsibility
Questions for Reflection and Discussion
33. Jordan J. Paust, The Human Right To Revolution
Questions for Reflection and Discussion

Postscript Human Rights And Humane Governance

Documentary Appendix A: Select Instruments
Documentary Appendix A: Select References
Select Bibliography
Select Filmography
Index
Acknowledgments

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