Human Rights: A Cross-Cultural Perspective
Human Rights: A Cross-Cultural Perspective addresses the effects of recent global transformations in broadening and strengthening the discourses on human rights. The end of the Cold War and increasing demands for democratization across the developing world accelerated interest among civil society groups, activists, academics, and human rights groups in broadening and strengthening the concept of universal human rights. today, and across cultures around the globe, local human rights groups are pressing demands beyond the narrow confines of human rights to include: child rights; women rights; the rights of indigenous populations; the rights of ethnic, religious, and linguistic minorities; the rights to shelter and a healthy environment; and economic and social justice. The book explores some of the challenges that have frustrated efforts to realize the ideals and the implementation of human rights as stated in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.Human Rights: A Cross-Cultural Perspective crosses a multitude of disciplines and locations but the theme of human rights remains relevant today as ever.
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2014