Science in the Service of Human Rights

Science in the Service of Human Rights presents a framework for debate on controversial questions surrounding scientific freedom and responsibility by illuminating the many critical points of intersection between human rights and science.

Science in the Service of Human Rights

Richard Pierre Claude

2002 | 280 pages | Cloth $75.00 | Paper $24.95
Public Policy | Science | General | Medicine
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Table of Contents

Introit

I. INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS
1 Links Between Science and Human Rights
2 Science in the Universal Declaration of Human Rghts
3 Science in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
4 State Responsibilities in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

II. ISSUES
5 Health and Medical Ethics
6 Information Technology and Statistics

III. POLITICS
7 Scientists as Human Rights Activists
8 NGO Activism in Science, Technology, and Health
9 Grassroots Activism in Science, Technology, and Health
10 Emerging Governance Among Transnational Organizations

Appendix A International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Appendix B Reporting Objectives of the Treaty Committee, General Comment Number 1
Appendix C Universal Declaration on Human Rights and the Human Genome
Appendix D International Code of Medical Ethics
Appendix E Draft Declaration of Principles on Human Rights and the Environment

Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments