Assignment 2: Outline List of References
Marquis S. Manuel
Hypothesis: Anyone that joins the military not only is serving their country but also is agreeing to gives up their human rights or freedom.
Sociological Concepts: Human rights or liberties would include
A. The condition of being free from restriction or control.
B. The right of power to act, believe, or express of one’s self in any manner of choice
C. A condition of being physically and legally free from confinement.
Practical Implications: For the practical implications for human freedom.
A. Religious belief
Religious freedom: “In the 1990s, religious freedom was one of the first rights to be recognized under international law”. Even in today’s time reviews of formal international and national documents on religion suggests that governments and the international community recognize the position of religious freedoms in the constellation of human rights. The protection of fundamental human rights was a foundation stone in the establishment of the United States around 200 years ago. Since then, the central goal of U.S. foreign policy has been the promotion of respect for human rights, as embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The U.S understands that the existence of human rights helps secure the peace, deter aggression, promote the rule of law, combat crime and corruption, strengthen democracies, and prevent humanitarian crises.
* The U.S. Military and Human Rights Promotion: Lessons from Latin America: By Jerry M. Laurienti
* Democratic Transition and Human Rights: Perspectives on U.S. Foreign Policy: By Sara Steinmetz.