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Amnesty International's Methods of Engaging Youth in Human Rights Education: Curriculum in the United States and Experiential Learning in Burkina Faso

Karen Hopkins.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8187 words.

Human rights education (HRE) is a useful tool to build solidarity among youth and activism for social justice at local, national and international levels. In order to understand how HRE can...

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Amory, Cleveland

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online June 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets; Society and Culture; Television. 1300 words.

Amory, Cleveland (02 September 1917–14 October 1998), writer and animal rights advocate, was born in Nahant, Massachusetts, the son of Robert Amory, a textile manufacturer, and his wife,...

Amos, Henry Brown (1869–1946), campaigner against field sports

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1040 words.

Amos, Henry Brown (1869–1946), campaigner against field sports, is a figure about whose early years nothing is known. Of Scottish descent, he gave up a career as a government official to...

The Androcentrism of Desire

in Erotic Attunement

June 2011; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 9846 words.

This chapter reviews the history of Western, androcentric visions of power and sexuality. The bulk of this chapter argues that it deserves denunciation as a system of domination and...

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The Animal on Your Plate

Kathy Rudy.

in Loving Animals

August 2011; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 16117 words.

This chapter explores the debate over the consumption of animals. The vast majority of our animal products come from “factory farms” or CAFOs (confined or concentrated animal feeding...

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Animal Systems of Justice

Nathan H. Lents.

in Not So Different

May 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 7514 words.

Just like humans, animals recognize inequality and won't stand for it. Animals also enforce social rules and fairness when it comes to cooperation and play.

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Another Look at Neutrality

in Moral Stealth

February 2007; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 4062 words.

Language relates to the world in three ways. The first implies a one-to-one correspondence between the world and the word. The second links language to mental states such as images and...

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Armitage, Thomas Rhodes (1824–1890), campaigner for blind people

G. A. Phillips.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1813 words.

Armitage, Thomas Rhodes (1824–1890), campaigner for blind people, was born at Tilgate, Sussex, on 2 April 1824, the sixth of seven sons of James Armitage (1793–1872), a prosperous Leeds...

Armstrong, Eliza (b. 1872), domestic servant and victim of abduction

Gavin Weightman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1331 words.

Armstrong, Eliza (b. 1872), domestic servant and victim of abduction, was born at 9 Charles Street, Lisson Grove, in the Marylebone district of London on 18 April 1872 to Charles Armstrong,...

ART, ANGST AND DEALING WITH THE PAST IN NORTHERN IRELAND

Kieran McEvoy.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 1800 words.

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Arthur, Timothy Shay

Claudia Durst Johnson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 890 words.

Arthur, Timothy Shay (06 June 1809–06 March 1885), editor, temperance crusader, and novelist, was born in Orange County, New York, the son of William Arthur and Anna Shay, occupations...

Ashley, John [Jack], Baron Ashley of Stoke (1922–2012), politician

David Howell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 2206 words.

Ashley, John [Jack], Baron Ashley of Stoke (1922–2012), politician, was born on 6 December 1922 at 34 Wellington Street, Widnes, Lancashire, the son of John Ashley (d. 1927), a labourer in...

Assessing Compliance: the Challenges for Economic and Social Rights

Edward Anderson and Marta Foresti.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2009; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 3069 words.

Assessing government compliance with economic and social rights obligations presents a number of complex challenges. New approaches are needed for this purpose – building on available...

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Attitudes toward HIV/AIDS among Zambian High School Students

Douglas A. Feldman, Ndashi W. Chitalu, Peggy O'Hara Murdock, Ganapati Bhat, Orlando Gómez-Marín, Jeffrey Johnson, Kasonde Mwinga and K. Sridutt Baboo.

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

October 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 8966 words.

This chapter examines how the stigma of AIDS results in negative attitudes and a lack of empathy toward persons with AIDS among high school students in Zambia. It describes attitudes toward...

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Aukland, Jane Munday (bap. 1836, d. 1925), temperance campaigner

Lilian Lewis Shiman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 521 words.

Aukland, Jane Munday (bap. 1836, d. 1925), temperance campaigner, was born in Newington, Surrey, where she was baptized on 21 February 1836, the daughter of John Langfield, greengrocer, and...

Austin, (Ethel) Winifred (1873–1918), pioneer of library services for blind people

K. A. Manley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1112 words.

Austin, (Ethel) Winifred (1873–1918), pioneer of library services for blind people, was born on 7 October 1873 (not 1875, as her obituaries state) at 3 Lansdowne Place, Blackheath Hill,...

Austin, Harriet N.

Jane B. Donegan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 986 words.

Austin, Harriet N. (1825–1891), hydropathic physician and health and dress reformer, was born in Connecticut but raised in Moravia, New York. Little is known about her parentage or early...

Badham, Molly Winifred (1914–2007), zoo proprietor and conservationist

Philip Carter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 861 words.

Badham, Molly Winifred (1914–2007), zoo proprietor and conservationist, was born on 12 May 1914 at 3 Waterside, Evesham, Worcestershire, the daughter of Arthur James Badham (1889–1965),...

Baker, Charles (1803–1874), teacher of deaf people

C. W. Sutton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 649 words.

Baker, Charles (1803–1874), teacher of deaf people, was born on 31 July 1803, the second son of Thomas Baker, headmaster of the Lancasterian School, Severn Street, Birmingham, and his wife,...

Baker, Henry (1698–1774), natural philosopher and teacher of deaf people

G. L'E. Turner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1431 words.

Baker, Henry (1698–1774), natural philosopher and teacher of deaf people, was born on 8 May 1698 in Quality Court, Chancery Lane, London, to William Baker, a clerk in chancery, and his...