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HUMAN RIGHTS AND EMPOWERMENT

The idea to come up with a book focusing economic, social and cultural rights and the necessity to resort to anti-generic lawyering for empowerment of the poor clients originated as a consequence of Dr. Mizanur Rahman’s interactions as a Fulbright Visting Professor with the faculty and the students of the Community Development Clinic (CDC) of the University of Baltimore School of Law.

Editor: Dr. Mizanur Rahman

Language: English

Date of Publication: October, 2001

Price: BDT 650.00 Only

Contents:

SL. No.

Name of Article’s

Name of Author’s

01.

Human Rights and Empowerment of People: With Special Reference to Economic and Social Rights

Dr. Kamal Hossain

02.

The Human Rights Idea

Louis Henkin

03.

Democracy and Human Rights: Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural

David Beetham

04.

The Nature and Scope of State Parties’ Obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Philip Alston & Gerard Quinn

05.

Human Rights and Extreme Poverty

Louis-Edmond Pettiti & Patrice Meyer-Bisch

06.

Empowerment of Women in Bangladesh

Professor M. Shah Alam

07.

Social and Economic Rights: Can They be Made Justiciable?

Justice Albie Sachs

08.

Realization of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: A Survey of Issues

Abdullah-Al-Faruque

09.

Empowerment of Community Members Through Grass-Roots Organization: What Roles for Lawyers?

Jave E. Schukoske

10.

Practicing Law for Poor People

Stephen Wexlert

11.

Representing the People for a Good cause: Relevance of PIL in the Socio-Economic Development of Bangladesh

Dr. Naim Ahmed

12.

Who Defines the Public Interest? Public Interest Law Strategies in Central and Eastern Europe

Edwin Rekosh

13.

Anti-Generic Learning and Rebellious Lawyering: A Challenge to Regnant Legal Education and Lawyering in Bangladesh

Dr. Mizanur Rahman

14.

International Laws and Institutions for Protection of Rights of Migrants: Challenges and Responses

Md. Shahidul Haque

15.

Bangladesh Adherence to International Human Rights Instruments: A Critical Study

Dr. Md. Rahmat Ullah

16.

The Search for Truth: An Umpireal View

Marvin E. Frankel

17.

The Criminal Defense Lawyer’s ‘Different Mission’: Reflections on the ‘Right’ to Present a False Case

Harry I. Subin

HUMAN RIGHTS SUMMER SCHOOL MANUAL

This book is intended primarily for the participants of the Human Rights Summer School. Therefore, the articles and the documents have been selected keeping in mind the curriculum of the School.

Editor: Dr. Mizanur Rahman

Language: English

Date of Publication: September, 2000

Price: BDT 500 Taka Only

 

Contents

SL. No.

Name of Article’s

Name of Author’s

01.

Why Human Rights?

Dr. Mizanur Rahman

02.

Law and Ethics

Dr. N. R. Madhava Menon

03.

Role of Ethics in Legal Profession

Prof. Nomita Aggarwal

04.

Teaching Ethics in a Law Clinic Setting: A Suggestive Perspective

C. Vasaly

05.

Universality of Human Rights

Raghunandan Swarup Pathak

06.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Asia Pacific Countries

Dr. Mizanur Rahman

07.

National Interest Analysis: Ratification of the International Criminal Court Statute

Dr. Ahmed Ziauddin

08.

Clinical Methodology

Dr. N. R. Madhava Menon

Dr. Mizanur Rahman

09.

Communication Skills: Listening and Observing

Dr. Mizanur Rahman

10.

Client Interviewing

Shafique Ahmed

11.

KARENIN Visits a Lawyer

Lev Tolstoy

 Anna Karenina

12.

Interviewing and Counseling

V. Nagaraj

Prof. Frank Bloch

13.

Sri Lanka’s New Human Rights Commission

Mario Gomez

14.

Education: A Tool for the Elimination of Human Rights Violations

 

15.

Challenge of Human Rights and Cultural Diversity

Diana Ayton – Shenkar

16.

Women and Children in Crisis: Longing for an Exit

Dr. Mizanur Rahman

17.

State Responsibility Under International Human Rights Law to Change Religious and Customary Laws

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im

18.

Human Rights and Economic Development

Prof. Choong-Hyun Paik

19.

The Right to Food: The Twelve Misconceptions

R. Kunnemann

20.

Arbitration as the Moral High Ground of the New Century

Geoffery M. Beresford Hartwell

21.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Dr. Mizanur Rahman

22.

Trial Advocacy Skill

Shafique Ahmed