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Historic Achievement of a Common Standard

Pengchun Chang and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Authors: Sun, Pinghua

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  • Being an original research, and will bridge the gap in the international human rights area makes use of plenty of first-hand materials, data, UN documents, which will enrich the understanding of the whole drafting process of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    Systematically and completely shows P. C. Chang’s outstanding contributions to the drafting of the UDHR for historic achievement of a common standard
    The research findings show that P. C. Chang’s contributions are bigger than anyone can imagine while the UDHR is viewed as a milestone in the history of human beings, and the traditional Chinese culture and P. C. Chang’s human rights philosophy of pluralism are discussed in details to support the establishment of the International human rights regime
    Being a typical case to reveal the role that Chinese wisdom and traditional culture played in history

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The subject of this book is human rights law, focusing on historic achievement of a common standard viewed from a perspective of Pengchun Chang’s contributions to the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).  This is an original research, integrating different research methods: inter-disciplinary approaches, historical and comparative methods, and documentary research and so on. The research findings can be described briefly as follows: Chinese wisdom has played an important role in achieving a common standard for the establishment of the international human rights system, which can be seen by exploring P. C. Chang’s contributions to the drafting of the UDHR. The target readers are global scholars and students in law, politics, philosophy, international relations, human rights law, legal history, religion and culture.  This book will enable these potential readers to have a vivid picture of the Chinese contributions to the international human rights regime and to have a better understanding of the significance of the traditional Chinese culture and P. C. Chang’s human rights philosophy of pluralism.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Historic Achievement of a Common Standard
Book Subtitle
Pengchun Chang and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-8370-9
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-8370-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-8368-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
LVI, 450
Number of Illustrations
28 b/w illustrations, 36 illustrations in colour
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