MIT21A_226F09_q21

MIT21A_226F09_q21 - Nov. 23, 2009 Study Questions Messer,...

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Nov. 23, 2009 Study Questions Messer, Goldstein, and Nagel 213-228, 234-248 1. Why did the American Anthropological Association object to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights? 2. Provide two examples of a culture understanding the concept of “human rights” differently from the way the West sees it. 3. What are human rights? Civil rights? What are “rights”? Should people have rights? If so, which ones? 4. Name some Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) concerned with rights. 5. What should be the aims of international development? What gets in the way of international development projects’ observing the human rights of its target communities? 6. Describe the evolution of human rights discourse. Why did it begin when it did? What issues became more prominent during the 1970s? (Messer, p. 323) 7. Discuss the issue of indigenous intellectual property rights (p. 331). What kinds of rights are threatened? Include White Shamans and Plastic Medicine Men in your discussion. 8.
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