Universal declarations of human rights; human rights and universal responsibility; a Buddhist response to the nature of human rights; are there human rights in Buddhism? why are there no rights in Buddhism - a reply to Damien Keown; why the Buddha has no rights; Buddhism and human rights in the thoughts of Sulak; human rights and compassion; Buddhist resignation and human rights, socially engaged Buddhism's contribution to the transformation of Catholioc social teaching on human rights; human rights and cultural values - the political values of the Dalai Lama and the People's Republic of China; Buddhist ethics and business strategy making. Epilogue; bibliography on Buddhism and human rights.
'This is a serious and timely volume which does much to give a sound underpinning to these urgent concerns.' - Rodney Mearns, Asian Affairs