By Marian Botsford Fraser
From the constitution of Freedoms to existence and demise issues reminiscent of abortion and the loss of life penalty via to public safety vs. the best to privateness, and a glance ahead into matters in regards to the subsequent fifty years, comes an image of Canadian society, prior and current. this can be a attention-grabbing examine civil rights, of which many Canadians might be unaware or take for granted--until they're wanted on a private point.
Illustrated with political cartoons and photographs.
Read or Download Acting for Freedom: Fifty Years of Civil Liberties in Canada PDF
Best civil rights & liberties books
The 1948 United countries common statement of Human Rights expresses the credo that each one humans are created loose and equivalent. yet now not until eventually 1995 did the United countries claim that women’s rights to be human rights, and convey gender concerns into the worldwide area for the 1st time. The subordination of indigenous and minority girls, ethnic detoxing, and the fight for reproductive rights are one of the most urgent concerns dealing with ladies all over the world.
The Volunteer country performs politics in line with its personal specific algorithm. Witness the increase and fall of the misplaced country of Franklin, Tennessee�s first example of secession. Pull again the curtain at the disputed election of 1894 and get the interior scoop at the acerbic editorial cartoons of James Pinckney Alley.
Citizen Killings: Liberalism, nation coverage and ethical possibility bargains a floor breaking systematic method of formulating moral public coverage on all varieties of 'citizen killings', which come with killing in self-defence, abortion, infanticide, assisted suicide, euthanasia and killings performed by way of deepest army contractors and so-called 'foreign fighters'.
To those that invoke them, rights are strong tools for settling arguments in favour of the right-holders. however the nature, provenance and justification of rights are doubtful and disputed and there are doubts approximately no matter if rights may still play a particular and primary position in ethical and political discourse.
- Rights, Race, and Recognition
- Charles Sumner and the Rights of Man
- We the People, Volume 3: The Civil Rights Revolution
- Una sola stella nel firmamento. Io e mio figlio Federico Aldrovandi (La cultura) (Italian Edition)
Extra resources for Acting for Freedom: Fifty Years of Civil Liberties in Canada
Acting for Freedom: Fifty Years of Civil Liberties in Canada by Marian Botsford Fraser