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Human Rights for the 21st Century: Foundation for Responsible Hope : Foundation for Responsible Hope - Peter Juviler

Human Rights for the 21st Century: Foundation for Responsible Hope

Foundation for Responsible Hope

Paperback Published: 31st May 1993
ISBN: 9781563241109
Number Of Pages: 352
For Ages: 18 years old

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Leading specialists and activists from Russia and the USA join, in this volume, to offer a searching assessment of human rights in their own countries and in the world at large. They reflect on past history, present problems associated with system breakdown and decline, and the obstacles and opportunities on the way to the realisation of human rights in this uncertain post-Cold War era and the millennium that is now dawning. The participants in the discussions detailed here include Yelena Bonner, Viktor Chkhikvadze, Norman Dorsen, Riane Eisler, David Forsythe, Paula Garb, Charles Henry, Susan Heuman, Irina Lediakh, Vladimir Kudriavtsev, Pavel Litvinov, Richard Schifter, Henry Shue, Evgenii Skripilev, Vladimir Vlashihin, Oleg Vorobiev and the editors.

About the Contributors
Acknowledgments
Foreword
Golden Opportunities, Huge Obstaclesp. 3
Witness to Upheavalp. 7
The Ex-USSR: Endings and Beginnings
Actors in the Drama Speak Out (Berkeley, California, August 10-11, 1989)p. 13
Russia Turned Upside Downp. 28
Human Rights: A Time for Hard Decisionsp. 56
Individual Rights Before October 1917: A Russian Perspectivep. 69
Prerevolutionary New Thinkingp. 82
Postcommunist New Thinking on Human Rightsp. 94
The Legal Status of Foreign Employees in Russiap. 103
The USA: Progress and Regress
The Human Rights Paradoxp. 113
A Russian View of U.S. Principles and Practicep. 154
Civil Liberties in the United States: Nature and Limitsp. 172
Civil Liberties in the United States: Changing Soviet Perspectivesp. 189
U.S. Foreign Policy and Human Rightsp. 207
A U.S. Comment on the Essay by Vladimir Kartashkinp. 217
Toward the Twenty-first Century
A Common Global Homep. 223
Goals for a Stronger United Nationsp. 228
Human Rights Education for a New World Orderp. 234
Roles of Women and Men: Integrating the Public and the Privatep. 245
A Healthier United Statesp. 263
Negative Duties Toward All, Positive Duties Toward Somep. 266
Rethinking Rights Without the Enemyp. 275
Indexp. 281
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ISBN: 9781563241109
ISBN-10: 1563241102
Series: U.S.-Post-Soviet Dialogues
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 31st May 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.35 x 15.65  x 2.26
Weight (kg): 0.45