By Shirley Gatenio Gabel
This short source units out a rights-based framework for coverage research that permits social staff to augment their long term imaginative and prescient in addition to their present perform. It introduces the rising P.A.N.E. (Participation, responsibility, Non-discrimination, fairness) version for comparing social coverage, evaluating it with the conventional needs-based charity version by way of not just effectiveness and potency but additionally inclusion and justice. famous criteria for human rights are used to spot values an important to informing coverage objectives. workouts, key records, and a longer instance illustrate either the tactics of constructing empowering social coverage and its most sensible and such a lot significant outcomes.
Included within the coverage:
- Rights-based and needs-based ways to social coverage analysis.
- Grounding social rules in criminal and institutional frameworks.
- Conceptualizing social matters from a human rights frame.
- Measuring growth at the awareness of human rights.
- Rights-based research of maternity, paternity, and parental leaves within the United States.
local and foreign human rights instruments.
For social staff and social paintings researchers, A Rights-Based method of Social coverage research gives readers a contemporary platform for attaining the top ambitions of the sphere. It additionally makes a important classification textual content for social paintings courses.
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Drawing from the work for the UN Human Right’s Council’s Special Rapporteur (Sepulveda & Nyst, 2012), four cross-cutting human rights principle-based dimensions are identified as participation in the decision-making process, accountability, nondiscrimination, and equality. For each of these principles, relevant dimensions of these principles are suggested as the basis for analysis and examples of the types of indicators that may capture the realization of rights are suggested. Because the analysis seeks to measure the progressive realization of rights, a baseline should be established from which negative, positive, and nonmovement can be measured.
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2). S. exceptionalism in human rights policy. On the one hand, the United States has initiated and arguably demanded the compliance of human rights abroad—while on the other hand, it has repeatedly rejected the application of international standards for human rights in the United States. By refusing to ratify the interdependent multilateral human rights norms, the United States stands nearly alone among western democracies failing to offer its citizens the opportunities to seek remedies for internationally codified rights before either a domestic or international tribunal.
A Rights-Based Approach to Social Policy Analysis by Shirley Gatenio Gabel