NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 5 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Naranjo, Dan – Social Education, 2014
"Insults, lies, and whale blood" should be the title for the latest international dispute involving the icy waters of Antarctica. Although this placid and remote area of the world seems to be the last place one might expect to encounter an intense debate between opposing cultures, the dispute is creating a worldwide legal stir that…
Descriptors: International Organizations, International Law, Conflict Resolution, Courts
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ellington, Lucien – Social Education, 2013
In this article, the author presents a truer picture than economic historians have previously had of the economies of Tokugawa Japan, and Britain during the Industrial Revolution. Though substantially different, both societies were prosperous compared to most of the rest of the world. Japan's economic success began in the Tokugawa period…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economics, Industrialization, Fiscal Capacity
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kim, Hyunduk – Social Education, 2012
During World War II, human rights violations against women took on gargantuan proportions of indescribable horror. The Japanese military engaged in the systematic abduction of women from China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Taiwan, and other nations and confined them to military installations in Japanese-occupied territories to serve…
Descriptors: Females, Civil Rights, Rural Areas, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Merryfield, Merry M.; Badang, Germain; Bragg, Christina; Kvasov, Aleksandr; Taylor, Nathan; Waliaula, Anne; Yamaguchi, Misato – Social Education, 2012
The study of human rights is inseparable from social studies. Beyond the basic political, economic, and social freedoms and rights spelled out in The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, hundreds of specialized topics have developed that demonstrate the complex nature of human rights in the twenty-first-century world--environmental exploitation…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Civil Rights, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Waters, Stewart; Russell, William B., III – Social Education, 2012
International revulsion at the violation of human rights during World War II helped spark a global movement to define and protect individual human rights. Starting with the creation of war crimes tribunals after the war, this newfound awareness stimulated a concerted international effort to establish human rights for all, both in periods of war…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, War, World History, History Instruction