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Author: David M Haugen
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2013]
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English
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"Human Rights: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Haugen
ISBN: 9780737747737 0737747730 9780737747744 0737747749
OCLC Number: 809612711
Description: 237 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. What is the status of human rights worldwide? Human rights are universal and should be promoted in every country worldwide / Dip Djungdjungan Summa --
End human rights imperialism now / Stephen Kinzer --
China is making significant progress toward improving human rights / Li Guowen --
China is not making significant progress toward improving human rights / Amnesty International --
Middle Eastern women still face slow progress in overcoming oppression / Sanja Kelly --
The West misrepresents the oppression of Middle Eastern women / Lila Abu-Lughod --
ch. 2. How should the US government address human rights issues? The United States should join the International Criminal Court / Butch Bracknell --
The United States should not join the International Criminal Court / Brett D. Schaefer and Steven Groves --
The United States is a leader in the promotion of LGBT human rights / Hillary Rodham Clinton --
The mythology of a human rights leader: how the United States has failed sexual minorities at home and abroad / Stacey L. Sobel --
ch. 3. What is the impact of religion on human rights? Religious freedom as a human right is being threatened worldwide / Eric Schulzke --
Freedom of religion threatens freedom of speech / Miklos Haraszti --
Islam is incompatible with human rights / Austin Dacey and Colin Koproske --
Many Muslims mistakenly believe human rights are incompatible with Islam / Asma T. Uddin --
The Catholic Church limits women's and reproductive rights / Nancy Northup --
Legislative mandates on women's and reproductive rights infringe on religious freedom / John Garvey --
ch. 4. Are all rights human rights? Access to water is an inalienable human right / Maude Barlow --
Fundamental human need / Business Recorder --
Internet access is not a human right / Vinton G. Cerf --
Internet access is a human right / JD Rucker.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: David Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors.

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"Human Rights: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--

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