On Human Rights and Democracy: State, Violation & Social Structure Injustice
Topic: Power, Welfare, and Democracy
Editors: Amalinda Savirani, Nanang Indra Kurniawan, Nur Azizah
The book “On Human Rights and Democracy: State, Violation and Social Structure Injustice” is the first book that compiled students’ paper in the topic of human rights and democracy published by the Department of Politics and Government, Faculty of Social and Political Science, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Indonesia. Since 2010, the Department has been part of the joint collaboration in delivering Master Degree Program on Human Rights and Democracy with the Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP), Mahidol University, Thailand (serve as the main hub since 2016) and some other universities in Asia Pacific (Ateneo University, the Philippine; Kathmandu School of Law, Nepal; and Colombo University, Srilanka). This collaboration has been giving scholarships to human rights and democracy activists in Asia Pacific, as part of the efforts to strengthen human rights protection and democratization in the region.