Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights 3rd Revised edition)

Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights 3rd Revised edition)

By: Burns H. Weston (editor), Richard Pierre Claude (editor)Paperback

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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.

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Richard Pierre Claude is Professor Emeritus of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is founding editor of Human Rights Quarterly and author of many books, including Science in the Service of Human Rights, also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press. Burns H. Weston is Bessie Dutton Murray Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus and Senior Scholar, Center for Human Rights, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, and Vermont Law School Visiting Distinguished Professor of International Law and Policy.

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. Maivan Clech Lam, 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

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/09/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780812219487
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 568
  • ID: 9780812219487
  • weight: 993
  • ISBN10: 0812219481
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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