Human Rights Education for Psychologists

Edited by Polli Hagenaars, Marlena Plavšíć, Nora Sveass, Ulrich Wagner & Tony Wainwright; Foreword by Saths Cooper. Published by Routledge Press.    Link to Publisher

Foreword: Psychology for human rights: Human Rights Education for Psychologists

By Saths Cooper

Preface by the editors: Human rights are for all

PART I: A human rights based-and-oriented psychology

Chapter 1:  The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: foundations for a human rights based-and-oriented psychology
By Polli Hagenaars and Ava Thompson

Chapter 2: Human rights – How do they matter for the profession of psychology?
By Nora Sveaass and Michael Wessells

Chapter 3: Main human rights instruments and bodies, relevant for psychologists’ interventions
By Manfred Nowak and Anna Zenz,

Chapter 4: Human rights: cross-national and cross-cultural perspectives
By Rama Charan Tripathi

Chapter 5: Critical human rights-based approach to applied psychology: context and power
By Nimisha Patel

PART II: Psychology and social accountability 

Chapter 6: Human rights and professional identity
By George Ulrich and Tony Wainwright

Chapter 7: Use and misuse of psychological science, knowledge and research
By Tony Wainwright and Giovanna Leone

Chapter 8: Playing together: children’s human rights and psychology
By Kerstin Söderström and Ragnhild Dybdahl

Chapter 9: Human rights in business and employment: promoting the right to decent work
By Kathleen Otto, Martin Mabunda Baluku, Ulrike Fasbender

Chapter 10: Social accountability and action orientation: strengthening the policy-making capacity of psychologists
By Elizabeth Lira

PART III: Human rights and professional practice

Chapter 11: Universal human rights – except for some
By Paul D’alton

Chapter 12: The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the challenge to treatment without consent of individuals with psychosocial disabilities
By Bernadette McSherry and Lisa Waddington

Chapter 13: Forced migration–psychological contributions that might help to improve the human rights situation
By Ulrich Wagner

Chapter 14: Indigenous groups facing environmental racism: human rights, resilience and resistance in Palestinian communities of the West Bank and the Mapuche of Chile
By Devin G. Atallah and Michael Ungar

Chapter 15: Torture and the role of the psychological profession
By Pau Pérez-Sales and Nora Sveaass

Chapter 16: Gender and war: Bosnian psychologists dealing with con!ict-related sexual violence during and after war
By Inger Skjelsbæk

PART IV: Human rights educational practice for psychologists

Chapter 17: Core competences for psychologists practising human rights-based approaches
By Marlena Plavšić, Tony Wainwright and Artemis Giotsa

Chapter 18: Planning human rights education for psychologists
By Felisa Tibbitts and Polli Hagenaars

Chapter 19: Stories of human rights–teaching and learning
By Sarah Butchard, Tommy Dunne, Hilda Engel and Artemis Giotsa

Postscript: Janel Gautier

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