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Human Rights Education: Definitions, History, Ideologies

Monisha Bajaj

Monisha Bajaj is Associate Professor of International and Multicultural Education at the University of San Francisco, USA, where she directs Human Rights Education MA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Schooling for Social Change : The Rise and Impact of Human Rights Education in India

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Human rights education (HRE) has become a greater part of international discussions of educational policy (Ramirez, Suarez, and Meyer 2007), national textbook reform (Meyer, Bromley- Martin, and Ramirez 2010), and the work of non...
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...India experienced sustained economic growth for more than two decades following the economic liberalization in 1991. While economic growth reduced poverty significantly, it was associated with an increase in inequality. Does this increase...

HIV/AIDS Education for HIV-Positive Women Living in India

Education and HIV/AIDS : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Introduction The rapid spread of HIV in developing nations has caused much concern because of its vast implications on socioeconomic development and health on a global scale. India is currently the epicenter of the HIV epidemic...

Pedagogy and cultural diversity: children’s participation for overcoming differences

Children as Decision Makers in Education : Sharing Experiences Across Cultures

Continuum, 2010

Book chapter

...The beginning in a small school Every sensitive teacher in a class that has children from different backgrounds experiences a tension between the values of students’ equality and recognition of cultural differences...

Linking Laws, Liberties, and Learning: The Institute of Human Rights Education

Monisha Bajaj

Monisha Bajaj is Associate Professor of International and Multicultural Education at the University of San Francisco, USA, where she directs Human Rights Education MA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Schooling for Social Change : The Rise and Impact of Human Rights Education in India

Continuum, 2011

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...The Institute of Human Rights Education (IHRE), part of the larger Madurai- based NGO People’s Watch, has been the organization most active in promoting human rights education (HRE) in India. IHRE is a unique NGO that actively engages...

Introduction

Monisha Bajaj

Monisha Bajaj is Associate Professor of International and Multicultural Education at the University of San Francisco, USA, where she directs Human Rights Education MA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Schooling for Social Change : The Rise and Impact of Human Rights Education in India

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...I started learning about human rights in class six. I first thought they are giving us more of a burden with yet another subject and more books. But the teachers were so different after they started teaching human rights: human rights...

Education and Human Rights in India: Policy, Pedagogy, and Practice

Monisha Bajaj

Monisha Bajaj is Associate Professor of International and Multicultural Education at the University of San Francisco, USA, where she directs Human Rights Education MA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Schooling for Social Change : The Rise and Impact of Human Rights Education in India

Continuum, 2011

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...Human rights education (HRE) in India unfolds in the context of larger educational structures, not to mention the country’s uneven development. This chapter first explores India’s strategies to ensure access, quality, and equity in primary...

Implications and Concluding Thoughts

Monisha Bajaj

Monisha Bajaj is Associate Professor of International and Multicultural Education at the University of San Francisco, USA, where she directs Human Rights Education MA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Schooling for Social Change : The Rise and Impact of Human Rights Education in India

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...“Education” is such a full development of human personality as to endow human beings with the power to resist the colonization of the mind by state, civil society, intergovernmental regimes and multinationals. . . . In this image, human...

Crisis Prevention

Education, Aid and Aid Agencies : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Continuum, 2012

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...Introduction Zuki karpinska The bulk of humanitarian assistance is concentrated in only a handful of recipient countries. In 2008, the top ten humanitarian aid recipient countries accounted for almost...

Divergence and Decoupling: Indian Human Rights Education in Focus

Monisha Bajaj

Monisha Bajaj is Associate Professor of International and Multicultural Education at the University of San Francisco, USA, where she directs Human Rights Education MA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Schooling for Social Change : The Rise and Impact of Human Rights Education in India

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Previous chapters have explored the diverse meanings and functions of human rights education (HRE) at multiple levels in India. Chapter Eight situates the Institute of Human Rights Education’s (IHRE) efforts in wider policy discussions...