School Knowledge in Comparative and Historical Perspective

Volume 18 of the series CERC Studies in Comparative Education pp 35-52

The Worldwide Rise of Human Rights Education

  • Francisco O. Ramírez
  • , David Suárez
  • , John W. Meyer

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Human rights education is increasingly emphasized worldwide in organizational, curricular and discursive developments (Andreopoulos and Claude 1997; Elbers 2002). We analyze this expansion, with information on both world- and national-level educational patterns.