Human Rights

Susan C. Mapp

in Human Rights and Social Justice in a Global Perspective

Published in print October 2007 | ISBN: 9780195313451
Published online April 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199893423 | DOI:
Human Rights

Show Summary Details


This chapter introduces common human rights documents, the framework which will undergird this work. International human rights documents provide a preliminary way to compare social development across cultures. These include the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UNDR), the Geneva Conventions, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD), and the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). The monitoring of human rights and applicability of the human rights approach to social work are discussed.

Keywords: human rights documents; human rights approach; social development; social work

Chapter.  3880 words. 

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.