Citizens of the World: Readings in Human Rights
Expanded Edition (The Great Books, 2010) is a wide ranging anthology for readers interested in how the concept of human rights has developed throughout history. This book vividly represents some of the conflicts that have shaped the ongoing dialogue that continues today. Selections, ranging from memoir and fiction to legal and historical documents, will help study group members reflect on how concepts such as the rule of law, freedom, justice, and human dignity might guide decision making now and in the future. Selected works range from Ancient Rome to the 21st century. The readings in this anthology will provide the basis for interesting and insightful discussions.