SPHR 2013: Conference Highlights

The inaugural 2013 conference featured engaging dialogue on many topics in the realm of human rights advocacy and education. Read conference proceedings (pdf) >>

The Social Practice of Human Rights

Edited volume by Joel R. Pruce


BookThe Social Practice of Human Rights
 bridges the conventional scholar-practitioner divide by focusing on the space in between. In capturing this cutting edge research program, this volume proposes a perspective that motivates critical self-reflection of the strategies that drive communities dedicated to the advocacy and implementation of human rights. Contributors to this volume investigate the contexts and efforts of activists and professionals devoted to promoting human rights norms. 

"This useful volume provides valuable insights into the social practice of human rights, exploring essential issues of strategy, power, and discourse, and ultimately deepening our understanding of how human rights activism can be more effective."
      Jo Becker, Children's Rights Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch

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Dan Curran

Address by University of Dayton President Dr. Daniel J. Curran

Presented at Opening Day Luncheon

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Alex de Waal

"The Responsibilities of an Activist in a Global Political Order"

Keynote Address by Dr. Alex de Waal

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Plenary Dialogue

"Past, Present, and Future of Human Rights Advocacy"

Plenary Dialogue

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Plenary Dialogue

"Human Rights Philanthropy"

Plenary Dialogue

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Plenary Dialogue

"Integrating Human Rights and Development in Practice"

Plenary Dialogue

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Joel Pruce Plenary

"The Role of Media and Communications Technology"

Plenary Dialogue

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Presented Research

Browse presented research in eCOMMONS, a digital archive of research, creative works and history of the University of Dayton.

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