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Issues of universal human rights are critically important topics in education today. Educators, scholars, and activists urge schools to promote awareness and understanding of human rights in their curricula from the earliest levels.

Written by by Betty A. Reardon, one of the foremost scholars on human rights education for the primary and secondary levels, Educating for Human Dignity is designed for both teachers and teacher educators. It is the first resource offering both guidance and support materials for human rights education programs from kindergarten through high school. It opens possibilities for an holistic approach to human rights education that directly confronts the values issues raised by human rights problems in a context of global interrelationships.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-ix
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  1. Preface and Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Chapter 1 Introduction: Purposes and Approaches
  2. pp. 1-12
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  1. Chapter 2 A Developmental Sequence for Presentation of the Core Concepts
  2. pp. 13-22
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  1. Chapter 3 The Early Grades: Laying theFoundation for an Appreciationof Human Dignity—Kindergarten to Grade Three
  2. pp. 23-48
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  1. Chapter 4 The Middle Grades: Introducing Standards and Principles —Grades Four to Six
  2. pp. 49-86
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  1. Chapter 5 Junior High School: Reflecting and Valuing—Grades Seven to Nine
  2. pp. 87-142
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  1. Chapter 6 Senior High School: Confronting the Problems, Taking Responsibility—Grades Ten to Twelve
  2. pp. 143-200
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  1. Chapter 7 Resources for Human Rights Education
  2. pp. 201-220
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  1. Appendix: Selected Human Rights Documents
  2. pp. 221-234
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 235-238
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780812200188
Related ISBN
9780812215243
MARC Record
OCLC
44955066
Pages
256
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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