This book made possible by the initiative and support of the Organizing Committee of the People's Decade of Human Rights Education with and introduction by Shulamith Koenig, Executive Director of PDHRE:


Human Rights Education for the Twenty-First Century

Edited by George J. Andreopoulous and Richard Pierre Claude

(Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997. ISBN: 0-81221-607-5). Inquiries should be directed to The University of Pennsylvania Press, 418 Service Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6097. Toll-free orders may be placed by telephone: (800) 445-9880 or fax: (410) 516 6998. Or you can order through

Foreword by Shulamith Koenig

I. Theories and Contexts

II. Approaches to Teacher-Training, College, and Adult Education

III. Specialized Human Rights Training for Professionals

IV. Community-Based and Nonformal Human Rights Education

I. Theories and Contexts

1. Human Rights Education in the Post-Cold War Context
George Andreopoulous

2. Human Rights Education as Education for Peace (excerpt)
Betty A. Reardon

3. Human Rights Education in UN Peace Building: From Theory to Practice
Stephen P. Marks

4. Human Rights Education as a Strategy for Development
Clarence Dias

5. Human Rights Education as Empowerment: Reflections on Pedagogy
Garth Meintjes

6. Conflict Resolution and Human Rights Education: Broadening the Agenda
Donna Hicks

7. Education on the Human Rights of Women as a Vehicle for Change
Dorota Gierycz

8. Charter Making and Participatory Research
Ellen Dorsey

9. Human Rights Education: The Promise of the Third Millennium?
Upendra Baxi

II. Approaches to Teacher-Training, College, and Adult Education

10. Teacher Education and the Human Rights Vision
Nancy Flowers and David A. Shiman

11. Training of Trainers
Paul Spector

12. Teaching Human Rights in the Universities: Paradoxes and Prospects
Rita Maran

13. Curriculum Development for an Interdisciplinary Minor
Rhoda E. Howard

14. Human Rights Awareness and Skill Games in Political Science
Bernard Hamilton

15. Toward a Critical Pedagogy for Adult Education
Matthew Cowie

III. Specialized Human Rights Training for Professionals

16. Clinical Legal Education for Human Rights Advocates
Richard J. Wilson

17. Human Rights Education for Law Enforcement
Edy Kaufman

18. Military Training for Human Rights and Democratization
D. Michael Hinkley

19. Human Rights Education for the Police
Marc DuBois

20. Teaching Human Rights to Public Health Practitioners
Jonathan Mann, Zita Lazzarini, Lawrence Gostin, and Sofia Gruskin

21. A Cambodian Human Rights Education Program for Health Professionals
Allen S. Keller, Sin Kim Horn, Sam Sopheap, and Gabriel Otterman

22. Science, Scientists, and Human Rights Education
Audrey Chapman, Herbert Spirer, Louise Spirer, and Caroline Whitbeck

23. Beyond the "Official Story": What Journalists Need to Know
Anita Parlow

IV. Community-Based and Nonformal Human Rights Education

24. Global Human Rights Education: The Challenges for Nongovernmental Organizations
Richard Pierre Claude

25. Community Education for Law, Democracy and Human Rights
Edward L. O'Brien

26. Promoting Human Rights Education in a Marginalized Africa
J. Paul Martin, Cosmos Gitta, and Tokunbo Ige

27. Looking at Women's Empowerment Initiatives from a Grassroots Level
Unity Dow, Sheryl Stumbras, and Sue Tatten

28. Problems in Planning Human Rights Education for Reemerging Latin American Democracies
Abraham K. Magendzo

29. Implementing Human Rights Education in Three Transitional Democracies: Romania, Slovakia, and Albania
Ligia Neacsu-Hendry, Ivan Turek, Jana Kviecinska, Kozara Kati, and Theodore S. Orlin

30. Labor Union Human Rights Education on Foreign Labor Issues in Germany
Alexander von Cube

V. Resources and Funding

31. Human Rights Education and the New Telecommunications Technology
Lloyd S. Etheredge

32. Setting Up a Human Rights Education Resource Center
Judith Dueck

33. Fund-Raising for Human Rights Education: Enduring Principles, Emerging Techniques
Magda J. Seydegart and Edward T. Jackson

Epilogue: The Next Step, Quality Control
J. Paul Martin