Culture and HR Lesson 2 What Are The Core Human Rights Instruments?
  
 
 
 
Culture and HR Lesson 2 What Are The Core Human Rights Instruments?

Overview

This lesson focuses on students gaining knowledge of the substance of the International Bill of Rights, and the relationship of the Int’l Bill of Rights to other human rights instruments, such as the US Bill of Rights.

Relevant Learning Objectives

  1. Identify and describe the main instruments and mechanisms of the international human rights regime, and the global causes to which these instruments respond.

Procedure

Possible Classroom Activities

Resources

Optional Resources

  • Chapman, A. R., and P. Ball (2001). The Truth of Truth Commissions: Comparative Lessons from Haiti, South Africa, and Guatemala.  Human Rights Quarterly 23:1-43.
  • Laplante, L. J. (2009). “From Theory to Practice: Implementing Reparations in Post-Truth Commission Peru.” in Waging War, Making Peace: Reparations and Human Rights, ed. by Johnston, B. R. and S. Slymovics.  Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.

 

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