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TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART I: INTRODUCTION PDF file
a) A BRIEF HISTORY OF PDHRE 1
b) DEVELOPMENT OF THE PEOPLE'S REPORT
Context and History
By Upendra Baxi 8
c) FOSTERING HUMAN RIGHTS CULTURES
By Upendra Baxi 14

PART 2: CONCEPTIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION PDF file
a) CONCEPTS OF HUMAN RIGHTS
The Three Worlds of Human Rights
By Upendra Baxi 17
b) THE GLOBAL AGENDA AND THE NEED FOR HUMAN
RIGHTS EDUCATION AND LEARNING
By Walther Lichem 24
c) THE HOUSE OF MEMORY
By Marcela Chiarotti 32

PART 3: OBSTACLES FACING HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION PDF file
a) THE INSTRUMENTALIST CHARACTER OF HUMAN RIGHTS
EDUCATION
By Upendra Baxi 37
b) CULTURE AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS?
By Peter Leuprecht 50
c) AFRICAN AMERICANS AND HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION
By Loretta J. Ross

PART 4: A BRIEF HISTORY OF HUMAN RIGHTS CONSCIOUSNESS PDF file
a) PAULO FREIRE AND POPULAR EDUCATION IN THE 20TH CENTURY
By Kathleen Modrowski 63
b) HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION IN UN PEACE-BUILDING:
FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE
By Stephen P. Marks 74
c) FROM KURU KAN FUGAN TO THE UNIVERSAL
DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
Empowerment through Human Rights Education in Mali
By Kathleen Modrowski 87
d) RACE, RIGHTS AND RESISTANCE: AFRICAN-AMERICANS
AND ND INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS
By Ajamu Baraka 99

PART 5: USING THE PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN RIGHTS TO IMPLEMENT DEEP-SEATED CULTURAL CHANGE PDF file
ENDING FOOT BINDING IN CHINA AND FEMALE GENITAL CUTTING
IN SENEGAL 107
a) THE MOVEMENT TO END FOOTBINDING IN CHINA
By Garry Mackie 109
b) ABANDONING FEMALE GENITAL CUTTING IN SENEGAL
By Molly Melching 116

PART 6: HUMAN RIGHTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION: ARRIVING AT THE TRUTH PDF file
By Upendra Baxi
a) TRUTH AND TRANSGRESSIO 121
b) THE SEVEN SISTERS 127

PART 7: HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION IN ACTION AROUND THE WORLD PDF file
a) Lawyers to Lawyers: Witnesses to Interference
With Due Legal Process 137
b) Alternative Law in Cameroon
By Rose Ngo Innack 139
c) Rebuilding Cambodia's Shattered Legal System
By Seth Mydans 146
POLICY
a) Winning Comprehensive Human Rights through Long-Term
Policy-Making: Kerala, India
By Mado Spiegler 150
b) Language Policy in South Africa: Language as a Human Right
By Nigel Crawhall 158

RESOURCES
Media as a Mobilizing Force -
the Case of Tanzania Media Women's Association(TAMWA)
By Fatma Alloo 163

RELATIONSHIPS
From Solidarity and Liberation Theology
to Human Rights Education in Argentina and Uruguay
Compiled by Mado Spiegler 166

ACCOUNTABILITY
a) Claiming the Right to Housing in Bhabrekar Nagar, India
By Minar Pimple 173
b) The work of the Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC) with
Kamaiya Bonded Agricultural Laborers in Nepal 184

PARTICIPATION
a) Women Coca Growers Fight for Social Validity in Bolivia
By Susana Chiarotti 188
b) The Health Awareness Project in Guatemala
By Regis De Muylde 193

CONTINUOUS EDUCATION
a) From Buraku Liberation To Human Rights
Through Dowa Education in Japan
From materials published by the Buraku Movement 199
b) Literacy and People's Science or National Integration,
Self-Reliance And Regeneration 207
From materials published by Baharat Jan Gyan Vigyan Jatha
c) The Status of Human Rights Education in Sub-Saharan Africa
By Pramila Patten 215

EFFECTIVENESS
Report on the Effectiveness and Strategic Planning
of Cambodian Human Rights Grantees
By Stephen P. Marks 221

PART 8: HOW GLOBALIZATION IMPACTS COMMUNITIES IN THEIR EFFORTS TO ARTICULATE AND PROTECT THEIR HUMAN RIGHTS PDF file
a) WINNERS AND LOSERS 231
By Upendra Baxi
b) INTERNATIONAL NGO COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RIGHTS
IN TRADE AND INVESTMENT 237
D) HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION AND LEARNING:
TOWARDS A UNIVERSAL VISION FOR THE WORLD SOCIAL FORUM
By Minar Pimple 245

PART 9: INCREASING MILITARIZATION AND ITS EFFECT ON HUMAN RIGHTS PDF file
THE PRODERE PROCESS IN CENTRAL AMERICA
By Masaru Ishida 249

PART 10: MODERN SCIENCE AND HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION PDF file
a) SCIENTISM AND ITS EFFECTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS PHILOSOPHY
By Upendra Baxi 259
b) HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS OF
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
By Richard Pierre Claude 265
C) USING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES
FOR HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION
By Frank Elbers and Felisa Tibbitts 267

PART 11:TOWARDS A PEDAGOGY OF HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION PDF file
a) DIALOGUE: A KEY ELEMENT IN HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION
By Upendra Baxi 275 b)INTERNATIONAL CONSULTATION ON THE PEDAGOGICAL
FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION:
Centro de Estudios democraicos de America Latina (CEDAL)
c) TOWARD A BUDDHIST SOCIAL ETHICS: THE CASE OF THAILAND
By Tavivat Puntarigvivat 278
b) APPLYING THE NONVIOLENT BUDDHIST
PROBLEM-SOLVING APPROACH IN SRI LANKA
By Dr. A.T. Ariyaratne 285
e) HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION FOR MUSLIM WOMEN
By Leila Bedeir 293
f) SCHOOL AS A HUMAN RIGHTS COMMUNITY, COMMUNITY
AS SCHOOL: THE KIBBUTZ MOVEMENT
By Prof. Muki Tzur 303

PART 12: A GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS CITIES PROGRAM TOWARDS SOCIETAL DEVELOPMENT PDF file

PART 13: CONCLUSIONS PDF file
By Upendra Baxi 323

PART 14: METHODOLOGIES AND PRAXIS OF HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION PDF file
By Richard Pierre Claude 325

ENDNOTES 335
BIBLIOGRAPHY 337

AUTHORS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER 343
APPENDIX A
A Simplified Version Of The Universal Declaration Of
Human Rights 345

APPENDIX B
A Convention Against All Forms of Discrimination Against Women:
CEDAW
APPENDIX C
International Symposium on the Information Society,
Human Dignity and Human Rights 349

APPENDIX D
Graz Declaration on Principles of Human Rights Education and
Human Security 359

 

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