Human Rights:China's Road
  • Author:Liu Jie
  • ISBN:9787508528793
  • Press:China Intercontinental Press
  • Page:427
  • Publication date:2014
  • Price:188.00


China started human rights development in a state of general lacking in human rights awareness in the society and serious lacking in huamn rights guarantee resources in the country,three conditions determined that China must take a road to human rights suiting to its own national conditions. It is therefore the basic start point of this book to summarize the experience in the human rights development practice in China over the past one century and more,and especially during the past 30 years and more, so as to make theretical abstraction of the regularity and value exposition of the generality for its inner logic, as a support to China's road to human rights in rationality and legality.

The China road of human rights is not only a unique road during the past one century and over through the 1911 Revolution,the May 4th Movement, the founding of New China and reform and opening up that always follow the progress in national construction and democratic advancement, but also a dynamic process in continual development and perfection along with the growth of China and the gradually realization of  the goal of national rejuvenation.This road is parallel with the development of China and the appeal of rights by the people,as part of the world human rights development with coexistence of multi-lateral cultures and values today,together with the human rights development road of other countries and nations.
Brief Introdution of the Author
Liu Jie,male,born in Neijiang City of Sichuan Province in 1965,and graduated from the Department of International Politics of Fudan University in 1995 with a degree of Doctor of Law.Currently he is the director of Politics and Public Management Research Institute and director of Human Rights Reserch Center of Shanghai Academy of Social Science, a researcher fellow and concurrently engaged as a professor of East China Normal University. He is also a member of the council of China Society for Human Rights Studies and vice chairman of Shanghai Political Science Assocoation. Since 2003,he has been the chief editor of political Development Progress in China(annual report,a total of 10 volumes have been published),and also worked as chief editor of International Relationships Studies(a total of 23 volumes).Personally he has published 11 monographs including American and International Laws on Human Rights and Human Rights and State Sovereignty,and over 200 academic essays. In recent years he has been mainly engaged in the research on theories about human rights and political development in China.

Chapter Ⅰ China's Road to Human Rights: Connotations, Value and Internal Logic

Ⅰ.Re—discrimination of the basic concept
Ⅱ.Value characteristics of China's road to human rights
Ⅲ.Support for legitimacy
Ⅳ.Internal logic of China's road to human rights

Chapter Ⅱ Historical Veins of Change and Derivation of China's Road to Human Rights
Ⅰ.Dilemma of the autocratic government and the failed attempt to protect human rights in the late Qing Dynasty
Ⅱ.Twists and turns in human rights development in the Revolution of 1911 and the Republic of China period
Ⅲ.Emergence of the new road: human rights development in the revolutionary base period
Ⅳ.Early period of new China: exploration of a new road of human rights protection
V.After the beginning of reform and opening up: gradual formation of the road to human rights with Chinese characteristics

Chapter Ⅲ Theoretical Innovation: Ideological Foundation for China's Road to Human Rights
Ⅰ.'Eastward transmission of western sciences' and the introduction of idea of human rights
Ⅱ.Marxist idea of human rights: laying the foundation for building China's view on human rights
Ⅲ.Mao Zedong's idea of human rights: preliminary exploration to the human right theory with Chinese characteristics
Ⅳ.Deng Xiaoping's human right thought 'putting people first'

Chapter Ⅳ Chinese Democracy and China's Road to Human Rights
Ⅰ.Chinese democracy: the core value and institutional bedrock of road to human rights
Ⅱ.Chinese democracy and western democracy: different concepts of democracy determine different choices of roads to human rights
Ⅲ.Development orientation of Chinese democracy: providing new target steering for road to human rights
Ⅳ.Chinese democracy demonstrates the institutional advantages of road to human rights

Chapter Ⅴ Protect Human Rights on a Institutionalized and Legalized Track
Ⅰ.The institutionalizing and legalizing process of protection of human rights
Ⅱ.The institutional and legalized protection of human rights
Ⅲ.Upgrade the human right protection in an institutionalized and legalized way

Chapter Ⅵ Embedded Human Right Protection System: the Organizational Forms and Operation Mechanisms of China's Road to Human Rights
Ⅰ.The leading position of the Communist Party of China in human right protection system
Ⅱ.Responsibilities of the government in the human right protection system
Ⅲ.Function embedment: principal position in the human right protection system of China
Ⅳ.Inclusion of principal resources for human right protection
Ⅴ.Operation mechanism for human right protection

Chapter Ⅶ China's Road to Human Rights Viewed from a Comparative Perspective: Diversified Choices for Human Rights Development in the World
Ⅰ.The spread of the concept of human rights in the world
Ⅱ.Diverse roads to human rights chosen by different countries
Ⅲ.The diversity of civilizations determines different roads to human rights
Ⅳ.Humanitarian intervention: a challenge to the right to choose the road to human rights independently

Chapter Ⅷ The Universal Moral of China's Road to Human Rights.Developing Human Rights in Opening—up and Cooperation
Ⅰ.China is an active participator in the world human right development
Ⅱ.China—US human right dialogue: seeking mon views in differences
Ⅲ.Providing diversified selections for human right development: the universal significance of the China's road to human rights

Chapter IX Road to Human Rights in Development: New Situation and New Orientation in Human Right Development
Ⅰ.Empirical achievements of China's road to human rights
Ⅱ.Human rights development ecology in transition
Ⅲ.Double restrictions and dilemmas in transition and human right development in China
Ⅳ.Pushing the construction and growth of the country with human right development
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