Word of the Week: Pluralist

As in:

“Chang identified himself  as a pluralist in his approach to human rights; he sought to bridge East and West, individual and collective approaches to human rights” (Normand & Zaidi, 2008, p.155). 

Normand, R. & Zaidi, S. (2008). Human rights at the UN: The political history of universal justice. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

For definitions of pluralist, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.

December is National Human Rights month in commemoration of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10, 1948.

You can read more about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights through Credo Reference.

 

 

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