New Dimensions and Challenges for Human Rights

  • Title : New Dimensions and Challenges for Human Rights
  • Author : Edited by Janusz Symonides
  • ISBN 13 : 9788170338048
  • Year : 2019
  • MRP : Rs 1195
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Contents: New Human Rights Dimensions, Obstacles and Challenges: Introductory Remarks NEW DIMENSIONS Human Rights and Peace Democracy and Human Rights: Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural The Development of the Right to Development Human Rights and the Environment OBSTACLES Human Rights and Extreme Poverty Discrimination, Xenophobia and Racism Human Rights and Tolerance Terrorism and Human Rights CHALLENGES Human Rights and Scientific and Technological Progress Globalization and Human Rights Education for Human Rights This book has been prepared by UNESCO with the aim of creating an international teaching aid for institutions of higher education. The book presents the interrelation and interdependence between human rights, and peace, democracy, development and the environment. It analyses obstacles and threats to human rights at the dawn of the twenty-first century and suggests ways and means to overcome them. The possible positive and negative impact on human rights of globalization, the information revolution and scientific and technological progress is also discussed by well-known human rights specialists from different regions. Emphasis is placed on the fact that the creation of a universal culture of human rights through education and public information is an essential element in making human rights a reality for all.