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Teaching Human Rights: An Overview<sup>*</sup>

Theodor Meron

in Human Rights in International Law

Published in print June 1986 | ISBN: 9780198255406
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191681592 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255406.003.0001
Teaching Human Rights: An Overview*

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This chapter begins with a discussion of the reasons for teaching human rights and the present state of the teaching of them. It then presents the plan of the book, including an overview of the subsequent chapters. This is followed by discussions on the status of acceptance of human rights, the geography of human rights, and conflicts arising from the proliferation of normative instruments and systems of supervision.

Keywords: human rights; teaching; international law

Chapter.  10923 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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