College of Arts and Sciences

Historical Human Rights Documents:

The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The United Nations Declaration and Convention on the Rights of the Child

The United Nations Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

The United Nations International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

The French Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen - 1789

The American Declaration of Independence

The Amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America

The African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights

IPFW Human Rights Publications:


"Child Rights: The Movement, International Law, and Opposition", Clark Butler, Purdue University Press, 2012

"Human Rights Ethics: A Rational Approach", Clark Butler, Purdue University Press, 2008

"Guantanamo Bay and the Judicial-Moral Treatment of the Other", Clark Butler, Purdue University Press, 2007


"Human Rights: The Ethics Behind the International Legality", Clark Butler

"Dialogical Christian Ethics", Clark Butler

"The Reducibility of Ethics to Human Rights - Dialog & Universalism", Clark Butler

 A review by Clark Butler of the book, "Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice", Jack Donnelly, 2nd edition, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003

"Locke and the Dispossession of the American Indian", Kathy Squadrito

"Security, Civil Liberties and Human Rights: Finding a Balance", Jennifer Caseldine-Bracht

"A Child's Right to an Open Future", Stephen Croy, student paper accepted at the 2009 C.S. Stacy Undergraduate Research Conference