Asia and the Drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

By: Ramcharan, RobinContributor(s): Ramcharan, BertrandMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Singapore : Springer Singapore Pte. Limited, 2018Copyright date: ©2019Description: 1 online resource (266 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789811321047Subject(s): Human rights-Asia | Asia-Politics and governmentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Asia and the Drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human RightsDDC classification: 341.48095 LOC classification: JA1-92Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Intro -- Foreword -- The Asian Quest -- Preface: The Asian Case for a New Humanism -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- List of Tables -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Human Rights in the Asian Century -- The Asian Versus Universal Rights Debate -- Asian Values Are Universal Values -- References -- Chapter 2: Crafting Universal Values: The UDHR Model, Context, and Process -- The UDHR Model and International Human Rights Law -- The Context -- The Drafting Process and Mechanism -- Asian Input in Early Drafting Stages -- References -- Chapter 3: Asian Drafters -- Introduction -- Peng Chun Chang (China) -- Charles Malik (Lebanon) -- Hansa Mehta (India) -- Mrs. Laxshmi Menon (India) -- Carlos Romulo (Philippines) -- Mr. Ghassan Ghani (Iran) -- Abdul Rahman Kayali (Syria) -- Muhammad Zafrulla Khan (Pakistan) -- Mr. Kemal Kural (Turkey) -- Jamil Baroody (Saudi Arabia) -- Mr. Mohamed Raafat (Egypt) -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4: Asian Visions at the Time of Drafting -- Introduction -- The Chinese Vision -- The Chinese Draft Declaration -- The Indian Vision -- The Lebanese Vision -- The Vietnamese Vision -- The Indonesian Vision (Pancasila) -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: Asian Foundations -- Introduction -- Constitutionalism and Rights in Post-war Asia -- Asian Constitutional Sources Used in Drafting the Universal Declaration -- Right to Existence -- Self-Determination and Justice -- Equality -- Protection of Motherhood and of Children -- Prohibition of Slavery -- Freedom -- Right to Liberty -- Democratic Rights -- Accountability -- Prohibition of Torture -- The Rule of Law -- Right to Nationality -- Minority Rights -- Freedom from Arbitrary Arrest or Detention -- Freedom of Thought, Conscience, Religion, or Belief -- Freedom of Opinion and of Expression -- Freedom of Assembly -- Freedom of Association.
Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights -- Right to Health -- The Right to Education -- Right to Work -- No Imprisonment for Debt and Prohibition of Forced Labour -- States of Emergency -- Freedom of Abode and of Travel -- Freedom of Domicile -- Freedom from Exile -- Duties -- Right to Petition -- Brief Comments on the Evidence -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6: The Principle of Humanity -- Introduction -- Vision of the Drafters -- The Human Rights Ethic of Asian Drafters -- Legal and Philosophical Significance of Articles 1 and 2 -- Concept of "Human Being" -- Concept of "Being Free" -- Concept of Equality -- Concept of Dignity -- Concept of a Right -- Concept of Reason -- Concept of Conscience -- Concept of Brotherhood -- Normative and Policy Implementation -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 7: Dignity, Equality, and Equitable Life Chances -- Introduction -- Asians and the Concept of Dignity -- Elements of a Life of Dignity: Development, Democracy, and the Rule of Law -- Right to Development -- Democracy -- Rule of Law -- Equality and Non-discrimination -- Ensuring a Life of Dignity -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8: Implementation -- Introduction -- The Problem of Implementation -- The Asian Quest for Implementation Machinery at the Time of the Drafting of the Universal Declaration -- The Implementation Machinery -- Universal Mechanisms -- Regional Mechanisms -- National Mechanisms -- Strategies for a Life of Dignity in Asia -- Legal Innovation -- Preventable Poverty -- Legal Empowerment of the Poor -- Public Interest Litigation -- Achieving a Life of Dignity: The Indian Example -- Championing RTD at the National Level -- India's Planning Commission -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 9: The Future of the UDHR: Building on the Past and the Present -- Introduction -- Growing Adherence to the UDHR: Bandung, Tehran, and Vienna.
Bandung 1955 -- Tehran 1968 -- Vienna 1993 -- Increasing "Constitutionalisation" of International Human Rights Standards in Asia -- National Incorporation -- Incorporation by the Courts -- National Human Rights Institutions -- Regional Constitutionalisation -- Human Rights Education in Asia -- The State of Human Rights Education in Asia -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 10: Conclusion -- References -- References -- Index.
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Intro -- Foreword -- The Asian Quest -- Preface: The Asian Case for a New Humanism -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- List of Tables -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Human Rights in the Asian Century -- The Asian Versus Universal Rights Debate -- Asian Values Are Universal Values -- References -- Chapter 2: Crafting Universal Values: The UDHR Model, Context, and Process -- The UDHR Model and International Human Rights Law -- The Context -- The Drafting Process and Mechanism -- Asian Input in Early Drafting Stages -- References -- Chapter 3: Asian Drafters -- Introduction -- Peng Chun Chang (China) -- Charles Malik (Lebanon) -- Hansa Mehta (India) -- Mrs. Laxshmi Menon (India) -- Carlos Romulo (Philippines) -- Mr. Ghassan Ghani (Iran) -- Abdul Rahman Kayali (Syria) -- Muhammad Zafrulla Khan (Pakistan) -- Mr. Kemal Kural (Turkey) -- Jamil Baroody (Saudi Arabia) -- Mr. Mohamed Raafat (Egypt) -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4: Asian Visions at the Time of Drafting -- Introduction -- The Chinese Vision -- The Chinese Draft Declaration -- The Indian Vision -- The Lebanese Vision -- The Vietnamese Vision -- The Indonesian Vision (Pancasila) -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: Asian Foundations -- Introduction -- Constitutionalism and Rights in Post-war Asia -- Asian Constitutional Sources Used in Drafting the Universal Declaration -- Right to Existence -- Self-Determination and Justice -- Equality -- Protection of Motherhood and of Children -- Prohibition of Slavery -- Freedom -- Right to Liberty -- Democratic Rights -- Accountability -- Prohibition of Torture -- The Rule of Law -- Right to Nationality -- Minority Rights -- Freedom from Arbitrary Arrest or Detention -- Freedom of Thought, Conscience, Religion, or Belief -- Freedom of Opinion and of Expression -- Freedom of Assembly -- Freedom of Association.

Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights -- Right to Health -- The Right to Education -- Right to Work -- No Imprisonment for Debt and Prohibition of Forced Labour -- States of Emergency -- Freedom of Abode and of Travel -- Freedom of Domicile -- Freedom from Exile -- Duties -- Right to Petition -- Brief Comments on the Evidence -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6: The Principle of Humanity -- Introduction -- Vision of the Drafters -- The Human Rights Ethic of Asian Drafters -- Legal and Philosophical Significance of Articles 1 and 2 -- Concept of "Human Being" -- Concept of "Being Free" -- Concept of Equality -- Concept of Dignity -- Concept of a Right -- Concept of Reason -- Concept of Conscience -- Concept of Brotherhood -- Normative and Policy Implementation -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 7: Dignity, Equality, and Equitable Life Chances -- Introduction -- Asians and the Concept of Dignity -- Elements of a Life of Dignity: Development, Democracy, and the Rule of Law -- Right to Development -- Democracy -- Rule of Law -- Equality and Non-discrimination -- Ensuring a Life of Dignity -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8: Implementation -- Introduction -- The Problem of Implementation -- The Asian Quest for Implementation Machinery at the Time of the Drafting of the Universal Declaration -- The Implementation Machinery -- Universal Mechanisms -- Regional Mechanisms -- National Mechanisms -- Strategies for a Life of Dignity in Asia -- Legal Innovation -- Preventable Poverty -- Legal Empowerment of the Poor -- Public Interest Litigation -- Achieving a Life of Dignity: The Indian Example -- Championing RTD at the National Level -- India's Planning Commission -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 9: The Future of the UDHR: Building on the Past and the Present -- Introduction -- Growing Adherence to the UDHR: Bandung, Tehran, and Vienna.

Bandung 1955 -- Tehran 1968 -- Vienna 1993 -- Increasing "Constitutionalisation" of International Human Rights Standards in Asia -- National Incorporation -- Incorporation by the Courts -- National Human Rights Institutions -- Regional Constitutionalisation -- Human Rights Education in Asia -- The State of Human Rights Education in Asia -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 10: Conclusion -- References -- References -- Index.

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