Ch 38: Human Rights Ethics

About This Chapter

Aside from the definition of human rights, this chapter goes into detail on some of the types of human rights. You can watch short video lessons and take quizzes to cement your knowledge of the content.

Human Rights Ethics - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

This chapter delves into and provides examples of the inherent rights that all humans share. There's also a breakdown of the United Nations' document, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. You will also learn about the life of John Stuart Mill and his influence on human rights ethics. The lessons can teach you things like:

  • The basic meaning of human rights
  • The relationship between morality and human rights
  • What the right to security from harm is
  • Treaties for human rights
  • Who John Stuart Mill is

Video Objective
Human Rights & Moral Duties: Definition & Relationship Compare and contrast ethics and morality.
The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights Understand the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations.
Human Rights: Definition & Categories Learn the meaning of human rights and associated categories, including liberty and freedom, right to equal protection, security from harm and political participation.
John Stuart Mill: Utilitarianism, Quotes and Theory Examine John Stuart Mill's role in human rights ethics.
Human Rights Treaties, Humanitarian Intervention & Political Mindsets Understand the international efforts to protect certain universal human rights
Ethical Issues in Humanitarian Intervention Explore the ethical issues that follow humanitarian efforts.

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