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Sociology and Human Rights : A Bill of Rights for the Twenty-First Century,9781412991384

Sociology and Human Rights : A Bill of Rights for the Twenty-First Century

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5/11/2011
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SAGE Publications, Inc
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Summary

This anthology examines the implications that human rights have for the social sciences. It discusses how the 1789 Bill of Rights of the US Constitution should be expanded to encompass fundamental human rights, as most other constitutions already have been. This collection has special relevance for sociologists because many implicitly assume positive human rights in their studies of, for example, health care and education, and yet do not make these assumptions explicit. This volume also discusses the relevance of social and political movements. The discussions in this text allow readers to compare constitutions, examine international human rights treaties, and delve into countries#xE2;#xAC;" histories. Sociology and Human Rights is ideal for engaging in comparative studies of countries#xE2;#xAC;" politics and aspects of international cooperation. Each chapter ends with discussion questions to challenge students to think critically about human rights in the United States and around the world.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. xiii
What Are Universal Human Rights?p. 1
Introductionp. 3
Deepening Civil and Political Rightsp. 15
Ensuring Economic and Social Rightsp. 35
Promoting Cultural Rightsp. 57
Globalizing the Human Rights Perspectivep. 79
Cooperating Around Environmental Rightsp. 103
Comparing Constitutionsp. 129
Citizenship, Identity, And Human Rightsp. 153
Arizona's SB 1070: Setting Conditions for Violations of Human Rights Here and Beyondp. 155
Beyond Two Identities: Turkish Immigrants in Germanyp. 179
Vulnerability And Human Rightsp. 199
The Rights of Age: On Human Vulnerabilityp. 201
Children's Rightsp. 223
The Global and the Localp. 243
Growing and Learning Human Rightsp. 245
Going Forwardp. 271
Indexp. 281
About the Editorsp. 291
About the Contributorsp. 293
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