Search for dissertations about: "human rights thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 201 swedish dissertations containing the words human rights thesis.

  1. 1. Shrines and Souls: The Reinvention of Religious Liberty and the Genesis of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    University dissertation from Bokbox förlag

    Author : Linde Lindkvist; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Human rights; history of human rights; religious liberty; the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; UDHR; Charles Malik; O. Frederick Nolde; Commission of the Churches on International Affairs; Partition Plan for Palestine; history of political thought; Quentin Skinner; Hannah Arendt.;

    Abstract : Shrines and Souls provides a multi-layered contextualization of the article on religious liberty in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Article 18), which was propounded by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10, 1948. It shows how the framers of the Declaration decided to break with some of the conventional ways of framing religious liberty in international law, by foregrounding the inner freedom of thought and conscience instead of the free exercise of religion, by directly recognizing the right to change religion or belief, and by restricting the human rights framework to the rights of individuals. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women's Human Rights and Islam : : a Study of Three Attempts at Accommodation

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Jonas Svensson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Islamology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Islamologi; Religionsvetenskap; Study of Religions; Human rights; gender; Islam; Fatima Mernissi; Riffat Hassan; A.A. an-Na‘im; History of Religions; human rights; women’s human rights; Women’s Convention; CEDAW; globalisation; Qur’an; hadith; historiography; History; Abdullahi Ahmed an-Na‘im.; Historia; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ; Mänskliga rättigheter;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Avhandlingen tar avstamp i en pågående internationell diskussion om kvinnors mänskliga rättigheter och islam. I denna diskussion kan olika muslimska ståndpunkter identifieras. READ MORE

  3. 3. Access to water Rights, obligations and the Bangalore situation

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Jenny T. Grönwall; Johan Hedrén; Julie Wilk; Srinivasan Janakarajan; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; access to water; rights; human rights; water rights; India; Bangalore; tillgång till vatten; rättigheter; mänskliga rättigheter; vattenrättigheter; Indien; Bangalore; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Water in nature and society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : The city of Bangalore in southern India is undergoing rapid urbanisation and administrative transition. Its growth puts pressure on the available water sources – being mainly the disputed inter-State River Cauvery and the hard-rock aquifers – with ensuing problems of access. READ MORE

  4. 4. Human Rights Learning The Significance of Narratives, Relationality and Uniqueness

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Rebecca Adami; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; human rights; narratives; relationality; uniqueness; Hannah Arendt; Adriana Cavarero; Sharon Todd; Educational Science; pedagogik med inriktning mot utbildningsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Whereas educational policy is mainly concerned with the content of Human Rights Education (HRE), philosophers of education have widely explored the subject and her social condition in terms of social justice education. This thesis draws on philosophers of education in exploring the subject rather than the content of HRE, focusing the study on ontological rather than epistemological aspects of learning. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring Responsibility : Public and Private in Human Rights Protection

    University dissertation from Department of Political Science, Lund University

    Author : Magdalena Bexell; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transnational oil corporations; NGOs; global governance; international norms; responsibility; accountability; public-private; corporate social responsibility; human rights; international relations; Human Rights; Political and administrative sciences; förvaltningskunskap; Mänskliga rättigheter; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : The theory and practice of international relations are replete with dilemmas related to the distribution of responsibility for human rights protection. Institutionalized notions of public and private empower and shape knowledge of what the spheres of responsibility signify for different kinds of actors. READ MORE