[csaa-forum] Activating Human Rights in Education

Baden Offord baden.offord at scu.edu.au
Fri Apr 11 07:56:08 CST 2008

Dear Colleagues,

please find attached a flyer for a new book on Human Rights in Education.

Edited by Christopher Newell and Baden Offord

Illustrations by Simon Kneebone

Table of Contents

Foreword by Justice Michael Kirby

Chapter 1: Introduction
Christopher Newell and Baden Offord

Chapter 2: An Education Revolution - a national curriculum for 'the 
common good' - and the role of Human Rights Education
Faith Hill (University of Melbourne)

Chapter 3: From Convention to Classroom the Long Road to Human Rights Education
Paula Gerber (Monash University)

Chapter 4: Exposing Issues: Exploring Values. Educating for human 
rights in the classroom
Julie Mcleod and Ruth Reynolds (University of Newcastle)

Chapter 5: Towards a Human Rights Practice in the Classroom
John Ryan (Richmond River High School)

Chapter 6: Teaching human rights at university: Critical pedagogy in action
Linda Briskman and Lucy Fiske  (Curtin University)

Chapter 7: From Other to Us: Disability and Human Rights Education
Christopher Newell (University of Tasmania)

Chapter 8: Cultural Studies and Human Rights: innovation through 
higher education equity support projects and community engagement
Rob Garbutt and Baden Offord (Southern Cross University)

Chapter 9: Homophobic bullying and human rights: non-deficit 
approaches to queer youth
Daniel Marshall (La Trobe University)

Chapter 1O: Being Human in the Classroom: Human Rights Education and 
Indigenous Pedagogy
Soenke Bierman (Southern Cross University)

Chapter 11: Educare and Human Rights: an Indigenous Australian 
response to the effects of colonisation and trauma
Judy Atkinson (Gnibi) (Southern Cross University)

Chapter 12: Activating Peace Education: A Buddhist-Wisdom Approach 
Bee Chen Goh (Southern Cross University)

kind regards,

Associate Professor Baden Offord
BA (Syd) BA (Hons) PhD (SCU) MACE
Co-Director, Centre for Peace and Social Justice
Convenor of Cultural Studies
Chair, Human Research Ethics Committee

Southern Cross University
PO Box 157 Lismore 2480,
T:: + 61 2 66203 162
F:: + 61 2 66 221 683

Staff Page: School of Arts & Social Sciences

Co-Convenor, Activating Human Rights and Peace International 
Conference 1-4 July 2008

"There is more to life than increasing its speed." Mahatma Gandhi
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