Human Rights Education: Conceptual and Practical Challenges, George Andreopoulos and Richard Pierre Claude, editors (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996).

This bibliography is derived from HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION; CONCEPTUAL AND PRACTICAL CHALLENGES, edited by George Andreopoulos and Richard Pierre Claude, (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996). Inquiries should be directed to The University of Pennsylvania Press, 418 Service Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6097. Toll-free orders may be placed by calling (800)445-9880; FAX: (410) 516 6998. To illustrate the scope of this volume, the table of contents is set out here, and the select bibliography as printed in the book is set out below.

Selected Bibliography
  1. General
  2. Formal Education
  3. Training of Professionals
  4. Non-Formal Education
  5. Methodology, Comparative Studies, Research, Evaluation

Bibliographic guidance is provided in several chapters of this volume, e.g., Flowers and Shiman, "Teacher Education and the Human Rights Vision," as well as Dueck, "Setting Up an HRE Resource Center." Several scholarly journals routinely publish useful book reviews by which to keep current regarding new publications. Book reviews in the field may be found in The Harvard Human Rights Journal, 1 The Human Rights Quarterly, 2 and The Human Rights Internet Reporter. 3 North American Partners for Human Rights Education have established a resource center with bibliographic search capabilities and services. 4 Consistently reliable for announcements regarding new publications in the field of human rights education is: Human Rights Education: The Fourth R, 5 jointly published by Amnesty International USA's Human Rights Education National Steering Committee and Human Rights Internet. Concentrating on European announcements and publications is the Human Rights Education Newsletter. 6

The select bibliography below, multi-lingual and global in scope, emphasizes recent book-length publications, and it is divided (with subsections) into the following categories: (i)general, (ii)formal education, (iii)training of professionals, (iv)non-formal education, and, (v)methodology.

Selected Bibliography



Bernstein Tarrow, Norma, ed. Human Rights and Education. New York: Pergamon Press, vol.3, Pergamon Comparative and International Education Series, 1987.

Center for the Study of Human Rights. Twenty-four Human Rights Documents. New York: Center for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University, 1992.

Development Education Centre, Do It Justice: Resources and Activities for Introducing Education in Human Rights. Birmingham, UK, 1988.

Eide, Asbørn, and Marek Thee, eds. Frontiers of Human Rights Education. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget. 1983.

Graves, Norman J.,ed. Teaching for International Understanding, Peace and Human Rights. Paris: UNESCO, 1984.

Starkey, Hugh, ed. The Challenge of Human Rights Education. London: Cassell Education Ltd., for the Council of Europe, 1991.

Magendzo, Abraham K. Curriculum, escuela y derechos humanos = Curriculum, school and human rights. Santiago: Programa Interdisciplinario de Investigación en Educación, 1989.

United Nations. Human Rights: Questions and Answers. New York: United Nations, 1987.

UNESCO. Congrès international sur l'enseignement des droits de l'homme = International Congress on the Teaching of Human Rights. Paris: UNESCO, 1980

UNESCO. Human Rights Teaching. Paris: UNESCO, 1986-87.




Amnesty International, Puerto Rican Section. Our Rights! Series for Children and Youth. Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico: Amnesty International, Puerto Rican Section, 1993.

Arab Institute for Human Rights, Amnesty International, Tunisian Section. Human Rights for Children: The U.N. Convention. Tunisia: ADHOUA, 1992.

Barker, Dan, Maybe Right, Maybe Wrong: A Guide for Young Thinkers. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1992.

B uurr, Margaret, and Rachel Warner, eds. We Have Always Lived Here: The Maya of Guatemala. London: Minority Rights Group, 1991.

Hatch, Virginia, Human Rights for Children: A Manual of Activities for Elementary Schools. Washington, DC: Human Rights for Children Committee, Amnesty International USA, 1991.

Mogrovejo de Thissen, Sheila, and Nélida Céspedes Rossel. Desde la Vida de Los Niños = From the Live of Children. Lima, Peru: Tarea, 1992.

Selwood, Sara. Free Expressions: The Amnesty International Art Education Pack. London: Amnesty International UK, 1991.

Williams, Roy, Children and World Development: A Resource Book for Teachers. London: UNICEF-UK and The Richmond Publishing Co.,Ltd., 1987.


Amnesty International Austria. Spiele zur Werterziehung: für Schule und erwachsenbildung = Games for the Education of Values for Schools and Adult Education. Linz, Austria: Locker, 1988.

Amnesty International Belgique francophone. Vivre dans la dignité, c'est aussi un droit de l'homme: éducation aux droits de l'homme, dossier pédagogique pour le secondaire = Living in Dignity is Also a Human Right: Human Rights Education, Pedagogical Dossier for Secondary Schools. Brussels: A. D.Quart Monde, 1988.

CEDHOSSAI, Dossier Pédagogique: Comment éduquer aux droits de l'homme et à la paix? Dakar, Senegal: CEDHOSSAI, 1991.

Frankel, Marvin E. with Helen Saideman, Out of the Shadows of Night: The Struggle for International Human Rights. New York: Delacorte Press, 1989.

Hicks, David W. Minorities: A Teacher's Resource Book for the Multi-Ethnic Curriculum. Oxford, UK: Heinemann Educational Books, 1981.

New York State Education Department. Teaching About the Holocaust and Genocide. Albany, NY: The State Education Department, The Human Rights Series, 1985, 1986.

Selby, David, Human Rights. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1988.

Shiman, David, et al, Teaching About Human Rights. Denver: Center for Teaching International Relations, 1988.

Smith, Lesley, Dimensions of Childhood: A Handbook for Social Education at Sixteen Plus. London: Health Education Authority and UNICEF-UK, 1988.

Walker, Jamie. Violence et résolution des conflits a l'école = Violence and Resolution of Conflicts at School. Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 1990.

Higher Education

Joyce Freedman-Aspel, and Helen Fein, eds. Teaching About Genocide. Ottawa: Human Rights Internet, 1992.

Cassese, Antonio. Human Rights in a Changing World. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1990.

Claude, Richard Pierre, and Burns H. Weston, eds. Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action, 2d ed. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.

Donnelly, Jack. International Human Rights. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1993.

Eide, Asbørn, et al. Violations des droits de l'homme: quel recours, quell resistance? = Resistant Against Human Rights Violations. Paris: Serbal, for UNESCO, 1984.

Forsythe, David, Human Rights and World Politics, 2d ed. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1988.

Garcia, Edmundo G. The Human Rights Reader. Manila: National Bookstore, 1990.

Olguin, Leticia, ed. Educación y derechos humanos: una discusión interdisciplinaria = Education and Human Rights: An Interdisciplinary Discussion. San Jose, Costa Rica: Instituto Interamericano de Derechos Humanos, 1989.

Laqueur, Walter, and Barry Rubin, eds. The Human Rights Reader. 2d ed. New York: New American Library, 1989.

Vincent, R.J. Human Rights and International Relations. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

World University Service. Academic Freedom, A Human Rights Report, vols. 1 and 2. London: Zed Books, Ltd., 1990.


Collins, Michael, Adult Education as Vocation. London: Routledge, 1991.

Jarvis, Peter. Adult Education and the State: Towards a Politics of Adult Education. London: Routledge, 1993.

Kirkwood, Gerri, and Colin Kirkwood. Living Adult Education: Freire in Scotland. Milton Keynes: Open University Press, 1989.

Lovett, Tom, ed. Radical Approaches to Adult Education: A Reader. London: Routledge, 1988.

Ouane, Adama. Handbook on Learning Strategies for Post-Literacy and Continuing Education. Hamburg: UNESCO Institute for Education. 1989.



Science, Health and Social Work Professions

Annas, George J. and Michael A. Grodin. The Nazi Doctors and the Nuremberg Code. Oxford UK: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Centre for Human Rights. Teaching and Learning about Human Rights: A Manual for Schools of Social Work and the Social Work Profession. Geneva: United Nations Centre for Human Rights, 1992.

Dubé, Ginette and Angela Smailes, eds. AIDS and Human Rights: Sharing the Challenge. Vancouver: Vancouver World AIDS Group , 1992.

Gruschow, Janet and Kari Hannibal. Health Services for the Treatment of Torture and Trauma Survivors. Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1989.

Hannibal, Kari. Taking Up the Challenge: The Promotion of Human Rights; A Guide for the Scientific Community. Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1992.

Marange, Valerie for the Amnesty International (France) Medical Commission. Doctors and Torture --Collaboration or Resistance? London: Bellew Publishing Company, 1991.

Randall, Glenn R, and Ellen L. Lutz. Serving Survivors of Torture. Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1991.

Rasmussen, Ole Vedel. Medical Aspects of Torture. Copenhagen: Laegeforeningens Forlag, 1990.

Stover, Eric and Elena O. Nightingale, M.D. The Breaking of Bodies and Minds, Torture, Psychiatric Abuse and the Health Professions. New York: W.H. Freeman and Company, 1985.

Legal Studies

Alston, Philip,ed. The United Nations and Human Rights, A Critical Appraisal. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Brownlie, Ian. Basic Documents on Human Rights, 3d ed. Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 1993.

Daes, Erica-Irene A. Status of the Individual and Contemporary International Law. Geneva: United Nations Centre for Human Rights, 1992.

Hannum, Hurst. Guide to International Human Rights Practice, 2d ed. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.

Richard B. Lillich and Frank C. Newman. International Human Rights: Problems of Law and Policy. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1979.

Meron, Theodor, ed. Human Rights in International Law, 2 vols. New York: Oxford University Press, 1984.

Newman, Frank, and David Weissbrodt. International Human Rights. Cincinnati: Anderson Publishing Co., 1990.

Sieghart, Paul. The International Law of Human Rights. Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 1983.

Vasak, Karel, ed. and Philip Alston, English Edition, ed. The International Dimensions of Human Rights, 2 vols. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press for UNESCO, 1982.

Public Officials

Human Rights Research and Education Centre, University of Ottawa. Human Rights Training for Commonwealth Public Officials Manual. London: Commonwealth Secretariat, 1990.


Alderson, J. Human Rights and the Police. Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 1984.

Laverriere, Jean-Marc, and Laurent Marti, Soldier's Manual. Geneva: International Committee of the Red Cross, 1972.

Meron, Theodor. Human Rights and Humanitarian Norms as Customary Law. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Reisman, W. Michael, and Chris T. Antoniou. The Laws of War: A Comprehensive Collection of Primary Documents on International Laws Governing Armed Conflict. New York: Vintage Books, 1994.

Reynard, A. Human Rights in Prisons. Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 1986.

United Nations. Symposium on the Role of the Police in the Protection of Human Rights. New York: United Nations (Doc.No. ST/HR/Ser.A/6), 1980.




NGOs,Community-Based Education and Development Issues

Clark, John. Democratizing Development, The Role of Voluntary Organizations. London: Earthscan Publications Ltd, 1991.

Committee for the Protection of Democratic Rights (CPDR), Know Your Rights: A Handbook for Political Activists, Social Workers, Trade Unionists. Bombay: Kobad Ghandy (1980)

Dembo, David, Clarence J. Dias, Ayesha Kadwani and Ward Morehouse, Nothing to Lose But Our Lives, Empowerment to Oppose Industrial Hazards in a Transnational World. New York: new Horizons Press, in cooperation with the Asian Regional Exchange for New Alternatives, Hong Kong and the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi, 1988.

Dias, Clarence J.,ed. Initiating Human Rights Education at the Grassroots; Asian Experiences. Bangkok: Asian Cultural Forum on Development, 1992.

Freire, Paulo. Pedagogy of the Oppressed. New York: Seabury Press, 1973.

Gloppen and Lise Rakner. Human Rights and Development, The Discourse in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Fantoft- Bergen, Norway: Chr. Michelsen Institute, 1993.

Gordinne, P.,ed. Droits de l'homme, droits des peuples: guide pour l'information et l'education = Human Rights, Peoples' Rights: Guide for Information and Education. Brussels: Médiathèque de la Communauté Française de Belgique, 1989.

Graves, Norman J., ed. Teaching for International Understanding, Peace and Human Rights. Paris: UNESCO, 1984.

Timm, Richard W. Training of Trainers in Human Rights. Bangladesh: South Asian Forum for Human Rights (SAFHR), 1992.

Timm, Richard W. Working for Justice and Human Rights: A Practical Manual. Dhaka: Hotline Asia Oceania, n.d.


Arnot, M. and G. Weiner. Gender and the Politics of Schooling. London: Hutchinson and Open University. 1987.

Hazon, Winnie. The Social and Legal Status of Women: A Global Perspective. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 1990.

Kerr, Joanna, ed. Ours by Right, Women's Rights as Human Rights. London: Zed Books, Ltd., 1993.

Tomaevski, Katarina. Women and Human Rights. London: Zed Books, Ltd., 1993.

Weiner, G., and M. Arnot. Gender Under Scrutiny: New Inquiries in Education. London: Hutchinson and Open University, 1987.

Multicultural Education

Council for Cultural Co-operation, Compendium of Information on Intercultural Education Schemes in Europe: Education of Migrants' Children. Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 1983.

Finkelstein, Barbara, and Anne E. Imamura and Joseph J. Tobin, eds. Transcending Stereotypes: Experiencing Culture and Education in Japan. Yarmouth, MA: Intercultural Press, 1991.

Lynch, James, and Cilia Modgil and Sohan Modgil, eds. Cultural Diversity and the Schools. Vol.1: Education for Cultural Diversity: Convergence and Divergence. Vol.2 Prejudice, Polemic of Progress? Vol.3: Equity or Excellence? Education and Cultural Reproduction. Vol. 4: Human Rights, Education and Global Responsibilities. London and Washington, DC: The Falmer Press, 1992.

Taylor, Charles. Multiculturalism and the Politics of Recognition. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1992.

Religious Groups

Bautista, Liberato, ed. Human Rights: Biblical and Theological Readings. Manila: Philippines National Council of Churches, 1988.

Capotorti, Francesco. Study on the Rights of Persons Belonging to Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities. Geneva: United Nations Centre for Human Rights, 1991.

Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe. The Hit Kit. Harare: The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe, 1989.

Horace Perera, L.H.,ed. Human Rights and Religions in Sri Lanka: Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, Islam. Colombo: Lanka Foundation, 1988.

Livezey, Lowell W. Nongovernmental Organizations and the Ideas of Human Rights. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Center for International Studies, 1988.

Mayer, Ann. Islam and Human Rights: Tradition and Politics. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1991.

Rosenbaum, Alan S., ed. The Philosophy of Human Rights: International Perspectives. London: Aldwych Press, 1980.

Secretariado General de la Conferencia Episcopal Peruana, Rui forastero y me recibieron -- La iglesia frente a los hermanos desplazados = I Was a Stranger and They Received Me -- The Church and Displaced People. Lima: Conferencia Episcopal Peruana, 1990.

University of Botswana. Human Rights and You. Gaborone: Macmillan Botswana Publishing, 1989.

Vicaría de la Solidaridad. Religion. Santiago, Chile: Vicaría de la Solidaridad, Ediciones Paulinas, Manuales de educación en derechos humanos, 1991.

Zalaquett, Jose. The Human Rights Issue and the Human Rights Movement. Geneva: The World Council of Churches, 1981.




Richard Pierre Claude, Human Rights Education in The Philippines. Manila: Kalikasan Press, 1991.

Fuente, Carmen, and Mercedes Muñoz-Repiso. Preparation for Life in a Democratic Society in Five Countries in Southern Europe. Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 1982.

Green, Jennifer, and the Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School. The Harvard Guide to Human Rights Research. Cambraidge, MA: 1994.

Jabine, Thomas B., and Richard Pierre Claude. Human Rights and Statistics, Getting the Record Straight. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.

Léonard, Massarenti. Une pédagogie des droits de l'homme = Pedagogy for Human Rights. Geneva: Editions Labor et Fides, 1991.

Ramsey, Patricia. Teaching and Learning in a Diverse World. New York: College Press of the Columbia University of the City of New York, 1987.

Spirer, Herbert and Louise. Data Analysis for Monitoring Human Rights. Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1993.

Starkey, Hugh, ed. Socialization of School Children and Their Education for Democratic Values and Human Rights: Report of the Colloquy of Directions of Educational Research Institutes held in Ericeira, Portugal. Amsterdam/Lisse: Swets and Zeitlinger, 1991.

Torney-Purta, Judith. Evaluating Global Education: Sample Instruments for Assessing Programs, Materials and Learning. New York: Global Perspectives in Education, Inc., 1986-1987.

UNESCO. World Directory of Human Rights Teaching and Research Institutions. Paris: Berg Publishers, 1988.


1. Harvard Human Rights Journal, "Book Reviews." Publications Center, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA 02138.

2. Human Rights Quarterly, "Book Reviews." The Johns Hopkins University Press, Journals Publishing Division, 701 W 40th Street., Suite 275, Baltimore, MD 21211.

3. Human Rights Internet, subscriptions for the HRI Reporter and the Human Rights Tribune are available from: 8 York Street, OTTAWA, ONTARIO K1N 5S6 Canada.

4. K. Rudelius-Palmer, Human Rights Center, University of Minnesota Law School, 437 Law Center, 229-19th Ave.South, Minneapolis, MN 55455.

5. Human Rights Centre, University of Ottawa, 57 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa K1N 6N5, Canada.

6. Human Rights Education Newsletter, Margot Brown, ed., University College of Ripon and York St.John, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, Y03 7EX, United Kingdom.

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