Borders: Does the Universality of Human Rights Require a Particular
Type of Democracy?
This compilation of essays sheds light on Filipino views on the
democratic system in relation to human rights. Government is needed
for the protection of human rights, but what kind is debated in
this book. However whatever the label, this government must be characterized
by rule of law, good governance and an enlightened citizenry.
If you are interested in this book, please contact the Ateneo
human Rights Center.
Table of Contents
Forward by Father Joaquin G. Bernas
Message of Support by Mr. Siegfried Herzog
Introduction by Atty. Carlos P. Medina
- Finding the Middle Ground
by Leo Rey F. Almero
- Searching for the Holy Grail: Advancing Human Rights, Realizing
by Jeorge G. Alarcon Jr.
by Gilberth Balderama
- Consolidating Democracy and the Modern Concept of Human Rights
by Johann Carlos Sulit Barcena
- The Human Rights and Democracy Link: Dichotomizing Politics
and Democracy Towards Universal Ideals
by Jacqueline Q. Borja
- The Universality of Human Rights is Affirmed by International
Documents and the Liberal Democratic Movement
by Attorney Hector A. Buenaluz Jr.
- Human Rights: A Boon or Bane of Democracy?
by Monalisa B. Cainglet
- True Democracy
by Ira Chloem B. Daylo
- Own Thyself
by Mark Robert Dy
- The Fallibility of Democratic Structures and the Necessary Democratic
by Leo Martin Angelo Ruiz Ocampo
- The Universality of Human Rights Requires a Parliamentary Type
by Rita S. Ogbinar
- Fundamental Human Rights Realized Through an Evolving Democracy
by Fritzie Rose Lacao Selda
- The Case for Human Rights and Democracy: Universality in Particularity
by Attorney Geronimo L. Sy
- Good Governance Guarantees the Universality of Human Rights
by Teresita V. Tajanlangit
- Beyond Rhetoric and Nomenclature
by Dashell C. Yancha