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The African Charter on Human and Peoples´ Rights

Ukale, Najite LU (2010) STVK01 20101
Department of Political Science
Abstract
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the values involved, and the values which I believe should be presented in the African Charter. The overall aim is thus to broaden the understanding of the statute by examining if it meets the criteria of the values and argue for the values with similar magnitude which are not mentioned in the Charter but in my opinion should be included and at the same time advocate them. I have used a specific methodology to answer my thesis and also conducted a comparative text analysis, where I compare the Charter with other conventions. It is hard to deny that the density and originality of this document very often goes hand in hand with an equally remarkable technical poverty. Therefore the African Charter has... (More)
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the values involved, and the values which I believe should be presented in the African Charter. The overall aim is thus to broaden the understanding of the statute by examining if it meets the criteria of the values and argue for the values with similar magnitude which are not mentioned in the Charter but in my opinion should be included and at the same time advocate them. I have used a specific methodology to answer my thesis and also conducted a comparative text analysis, where I compare the Charter with other conventions. It is hard to deny that the density and originality of this document very often goes hand in hand with an equally remarkable technical poverty. Therefore the African Charter has initially received much resistance and opposition from various academic circles. The Charter's provisions are often described as very unsuccessful and ineffective, and the Charter is seen as extremely distinctive and very controversial. The Charter has also received complaints on the grounds that it does not stack up its goals and is also not flexible and adaptable to changes. (Less)
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Ukale, Najite LU
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STVK01 20101
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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Den Afrikanska stadgan, Mänskliga fri- och rättigheter, värden, inkonsekvenser, Idékritik
language
Swedish
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1653142
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2010-09-13 09:38:21
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this paper is to analyze the values involved, and the values which I believe should be presented in the African Charter. The overall aim is thus to broaden the understanding of the statute by examining if it meets the criteria of the values and argue for the values with similar magnitude which are not mentioned in the Charter but in my opinion should be included and at the same time advocate them. I have used a specific methodology to answer my thesis and also conducted a comparative text analysis, where I compare the Charter with other conventions. It is hard to deny that the density and originality of this document very often goes hand in hand with an equally remarkable technical poverty. Therefore the African Charter has initially received much resistance and opposition from various academic circles. The Charter's provisions are often described as very unsuccessful and ineffective, and the Charter is seen as extremely distinctive and very controversial. The Charter has also received complaints on the grounds that it does not stack up its goals and is also not flexible and adaptable to changes.},
  author       = {Ukale, Najite},
  keyword      = {Den Afrikanska stadgan,Mänskliga fri- och rättigheter,värden,inkonsekvenser,Idékritik},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The African Charter on Human and Peoples´ Rights},
  year         = {2010},
}