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Ferguson, Henry, Ed. – 1981
This handbook was designed to help students learn the cultural contexts in which human rights are variously defined. It provides a comparative study of five nations, selected for their geographic and cultural scope, as a unique way to study human rights. Chapter 1 sets the stage for the study by presenting activities for establishing class…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Civil Rights, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Miller, Barbara; Parisi, Lynn – Update on Law-Related Education, 1994
Presents a lesson designed to analyze cultural practices from the perspective of U.S. laws. Proposes a legal philosophy continuum ranging from universalist to relativist positions. Provides student handouts that present legal case studies involving cultural contexts. (CFR)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Class Activities, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context