"The significance of this book cannot be overstated. . . . It is written for a global audience of educators at all levels, scholars in all disciplines, policy makers, and foundation officers."—Human Rights QuarterlyHuman Rights Education for the Twenty-First Century is a comprehensive resource for training, education, and raising awareness in a wide variety of settings, both formal and informal. A diverse group of contributors—experienced activists, education experts, and representatives of several international governmental organizations—provides a rich potpourri of ideas and real-world approaches to initiating, planning, and implementing programs for teaching people about their human rights and fundamental freedoms. This volume has been developed for a global audience of educators, scholars in many disciplines, nongovernmental organizations, and foundation officers.
"This book, as a well-targeted, insightful, and accessible source, offers comprehensive conceptual and practical observations and recommendations that will serve the international human rights community for many years to come. Intergovernmental bodies, NGOs, activists, teachers, and others (including governments) will continue to use this book . . . well into the 21st century."—Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
George J. Andreopoulos is Professor of Political Science at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York, where he directs the Center for International Human Rights. He is the editor of Genocide: Conceptual and Historical Dimensions, also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press. Richard Pierre Claude is Professor Emeritus of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland. He is Founding Editor of Human Rights Quarterly and author of Science in the Service of Human Rights, also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.