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Activating human rights and peace : theories, practices and contexts

Author: Bee Chen Goh; Baden Offord; Rob Garbutt
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2012.
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Human rights and peace issues and concerns have come about at a critical time. This collection of cases is aimed at academics and students of human rights, political science, law and justice, peace  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Activating human rights and peace.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2012
(DLC) 2011048849
(OCoLC)768041894
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bee Chen Goh; Baden Offord; Rob Garbutt
ISBN: 9781409430773 1409430774
OCLC Number: 793207147
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Activating human rights and peace: an overview of theory, practice and context --
Karmic wisdom and international law, incorporating the proposed international peace charter --
Peacebuilding education: enabling human rights and social justice through cultural studies pedagogy --
Beyond the modern synecdoche: towards a non-fundamentalist human rights discourse --
New wars, old wars: thinking creatively about the prevention and transformation of violent conflict in the twenty-first century --
Voices for hope: story-telling and human rights --
Cambodia: the long hard journey to peace and human rights --
International recognition of autonomy for indigenous populations --
Human rights and the Beijing Olympics --
Everyday peace, human rights, belonging and local activism --
Mediation, human rights and peace-building in the Asia-Pacific --
A clash of paradigms for asylum seekers: border security and human security --
The war against terror: religion, clothing and the human right to peace --
Women, peace and securing human rights --
Intimate violence as human rights abuse: reframing intra-familial violence against women and children --
A pedagogy of peace --
Activating human rights and peace.
Responsibility: edited by Goh Bee Chen, Baden Offord and Rob Garbutt.
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