This third volume of the textbook is aimed at being a contemporary and engaging reading for students of human rights. This textbook is for undergraduate students who are studying a general education level course on human rights, or students who study human rights as a part of their program in sociology, law, politics, ASEAN studies, development studies and so on. The textbook does not require specialist knowledge of any discipline.
A large team of writers, researchers and reviewers have pooled their energy for this project. Even when the full edition of the textbook arrives, it will be a huge challenge to get it taught in universities throughout the region. Not only are governments reluctant to place human rights in a core curriculum, students are unaware of its relevance, and but lecturers also do not have the facilities to learn enough about the subject to teach it. The discussion of some human rights topics, such as historical events or current political conflicts, can be sensitive within a country. Yet, even given this climate, an increasing number of students and lecturers want to gain knowledge on human rights.
Author: SHAPE-SEA and AUN-HRE
Topics: Human Rights, Education, Democracy