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Charny, Israel W. – Social Education, 1985
The ongoing debate about what constitutes a genocidal act is analyzed. Discussed is a humanistic definition of genocide, i.e., the wanton murder of a group of human beings on the basis of any identity whatsoever that they share--national, ethnic, racial, religious, political, geographical, or ideological. Examples of genocide are provided. (RM)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Definitions, Elementary Secondary Education, Genocide
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Rosen, Philip – Social Studies, 1990
Discusses the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a vehicle for learning democratic and humanistic values. Provides goals for instruction about the Declaration. Compares the Declaration to U.S. Supreme Court cases and congressional acts, and suggests classroom activities using it. Includes an appendix on Supreme Court cases and…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Democracy, Elementary Secondary Education, Humanism