Dissertation - NLU Access
Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy
Studies have pointed out that human rights education (HRE) can help improve cultures and social life by empowering individuals, groups, and communities. HRE can also push cultures to change their perspectives toward other human beings and their own rights. Yet it may be important to consider a greater variety of aspects of culture when considering HRE, and due to historical and current circumstances involving human rights frameworks, more attention may be given to the ways cultural perceptions can create barriers to human rights. This set of mixed methods studies gives greater attention to the culture that the successful application of human rights education requires greater attention to culture than what is generally discussed in the scholarly literature. Quantitative Study 1 with study discussed why HR, HRE, and the right to education is essential toward the peace by focusing on Muslim culture primarily Palestinians.
Chief, Naz N., "MUSLIM PERCEPTIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE LIGHT OF CULTURE, AND THE NEED FOR HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION" (2018). Dissertations. 334.