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Khoo, S
2012 September
NAM Yearbook on Human Rights and Cultural Diversity, Edited by Hashemi, K. & Briskman, L
Educating within culture and human rights: what can a capabilities approach add?
NAM Centre for Human Rights and Cultural Diversity
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Education Human rights Capabilities Universalism Relativism
This chapter explores a capabilities approach and its potential contribution to the ground beyond the Universalism and Cultural Relativism debate, which has dominated the conversation about culture and human rights. Drawing on extensive literature sources, she examines the prospects and limits of the work of capability theorists in forging the connection between education and capability. She explores in depth the merging of the human rights and the capabilities approach.
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