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Shiman, David A. – 1999
This curriculum guide incorporates three dimensions of human rights education: teaching about human rights, teaching against human rights violations, and teaching for the creation of a world in which all human beings are treated with justice and dignity. The book is based upon the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Democracy, Due Process
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
Carelli, Anne O'Brien – 1981
This learning packet consists of 10 exercises which can be used independently by students or as class activities. The activities in the packet were developed to foster awareness of international human rights issues. The objectives are stated at the top of each exercise, with vocabulary words listed under the objectives. Materials from the…
Descriptors: Art Education, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Elementary Education
Gilbert, Janet M. – 1981
This learning packet contains seven modules designed to teach about human rights around the world. These activities may be integrated into different subjects within the social studies curriculum. For each module, the case studies are drawn from two of the five countries included in the "Handbook on Human Rights and Citizenship." Each…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Freedom of Speech, Human Dignity
Detroit Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Curriculum Development Services. – 1982
Seventy documents including primary source materials, simulations, mock trials, short stories, vignettes, and statistical data are provided for the implementation of the elementary, middle, and high school human rights curriculum. Original documents include: (1) the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; (2) the Declaration of the Rights of the…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Educational Resources
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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
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Pahl, Denis; And Others – Social Science Record, 1989
A bibliography of readings on human rights is followed by a human rights unit which provides an outline of topics for classroom instruction. Resources, major objectives, and four activities are provided. (KO)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Civil Rights, Global Approach, Instructional Materials