This article analyses instruments adopted by the UN, UNESCO and regional organizations dealing with cultural rights. It presents the procedures aimed at the verification and control of the implementation of cultural rights based on reports and, in the case of UNESCO, on communications.
Analyzing linguistic rights worldwide, this volume describes what linguistic human rights are, who has and who does not have them and why and suggests which linguistic rights should be regarded as basic human rights.
Documents & analyzes the destruction of native languages & cultures that is taking place today & proposes alternative models & practices. A multi-disciplinary work drawing on education, applied language studies, sociology, psychology, & human rights.
This edited volume provides the reader with an up-to-date overview of the emerging debates over the role of language rights and linguistic diversity within political theory. Thirteen essays highlight both the empirical constraints and normative complexities of language policy, and identify the important challenges and opportunities that linguistic diversity raises for contemporary political theory.
Communication is the basic concept in explaining globalization. A new form of intercultural dialogue, dealing with incommensurable differences and managing conflicts, is needed to create coordination among different cultural perspectives
That the right to communicate is a fundamental human right clearly signals that participatory democratization brings a redistribution of power. Both individual and social rights are included in this right. Thus, there is an urgent need for a global ethics that begins from a global cultural perspective.
Linguistic Human Rights (LHR) is a fast growing new area of study combining the principles of national and international law with the study of language as a central dimension of ethnicity. This book is a valuable multi-disciplinary text which can be used in a variety of different areas of study in the legal profession, linguistics, cultural and political studies.
Latin American communication research shows an increasing convergence with cultural studies in terms of its ability to analyze communication and cultural industries as a matrix for both the disruption and reorganization of the social experience.