ERIC Number: ED160481
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Human Rights and World Order Politics. Occasional Paper Number Four.
This paper discusses one of the major global problems facing humanity today, human rights. It is one of a series of working papers commissioned by the World Order Models Project in its effort to stimulate research, education, dialogue, and political action which will contribute to a movement for a just world order. Human rights have recently become the focus of a global debate, but the concept raises ideological, cultural, and normative issues that the current debate does not sufficiently address. This paper giVes the issue of human rights a world-order perspective that is sensitive not only to the question of state power, but also to economic rights, social justice, and the problems of militarization. The paper argues against the tendency to abstract the question of human rights in a manner that makes it irrelevant to the broader, world-order agenda. It is particularly concerned with the linkage between human rights and basic economic needs. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Civil Liberties, Economic Factors, Foreign Policy, Global Approach, International Relations, Justice, National Defense, Political Science, Politics, Social Problems, World Problems
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Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute for World Order, New York, NY.; World Order Models Project.