3008GIR how human rights have developed into what we know them to be today
How Human Rights Have Developed Into What We Know Them Today
Purpose: Students are to analyse pre-selected historical documents and provide a critical reading of the ways in which the ideas of human rights have developed over time as supported by research. Students will be assessed on their ability to engage and summarise key texts, and draw on research to offer insights into the context of the documents, as well as the significance of these documents to the development of human rights.
Topic: Analyse historical documents to identify how human rights have developed into what we know them to be today. Selected human rights texts will be provided.
2) Declaration of the rights of man 1789
3) English bill of rights
4) US bill of rights