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Author Holland, Tracey, author.

Title Human rights education and peacebuilding : a comparative study / Tracey Holland and J. Paul Martin.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014.

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 UniM Bail  323.071 HOLL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 122 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Routledge studies in peace and conflict resolution.
Routledge studies in peace and conflict resolution.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 113-120) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Mobilizing to change the status of women: a rights education project in Sierra Leone -- Melel Xojobal: addressing the rights of child workers in Chiapas, Mexico -- Education to address violence against women in rural Peru -- Human rights education in a secondary school in a conflict-torn region of Senegal -- Never again: the Master's degree in human rights in Lima, Peru -- Addressing the causes and conflict: human rights educatio in Liberia -- The City of Women in Cartagena, Colombia, a human rights community of practice -- Conclusion: human rights education and peacebuilding: promises challenges, and outcomes.
Summary "This book seeks to assess the role of human rights education (HRE) both for policy-makers and practitioners in the peacebuilding field and for academics seeking to contribute to the growing scholarship in human rights education. Each chapter of this book (a) identifies the short and medium term impacts of seven different HRE programs on their respective target groups and (a) provides an analysis of the peculiar local contextual factors that influenced each programs rationale for human rights education. More specifically each chapter addresses these critical questions: - How are communities around the world using HRE to help rebuild their lives in the aftermath of an armed conflict? - How does HRE respond local problems and needs? How similar are the human rights impacts in the different projects? - How can we understand the promise and challenges associated with HRE as a component of community peace-building?Today, most governments, international organizations and non-governmental organizations now recognize the importance of human rights in peace and democracy-building activities in post-conflict regions. However, compared with other components of peacebuilding, little attention and funding have been given to the cultivation of human rights knowledge and skills within these populations. Almost nothing has been committed to understanding how HRE is best accomplished in such difficult circumstances. The chapters in this book demonstrate the promise of HRE programs to help bring about peace within challenging post-conflict contexts.This book will be of much interest to students of peacebuilding, conflict resolution, human rights, education studies and IR in general"-- Provided by publisher.
Other author Martin, J. Paul, author.
Subject Human rights -- Study and teaching.
Peace-building.
ISBN 9780415825795 (hardback)
0415825792 (hardback)
9780203538999 (e-book)
0203538994 (e-book)