MIDTERM EXAMS 2/28/2014
READ AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY.
This is a take home exam but you must do your own work and research on the questions using your notes and texts. If you cite other authors you must give proper attribution to their works.
Answer 4 of the 5 questions fully; each question is worth 25%.
Your answer for each question must be no longer than one and one-half pages, double-spaced, using 12’ font, and one inch margins. Bring hard copies of your answers to class on Friday, 2/8.
!. Explain how the Chartist movement influenced later developments of human rights after the Enlightenment.
3. Among early ethical, secular and religious documents on human rights, what common themes stand out? What are significant differences?
4. What is the socialist contribution to the practice of human rights? Show how this influence is expressed in the UDHR of 1948.
5. How did the Enlightenment vision of civil and political rights advance traditional and Medieval human rights views and practices?