Rights Card Game: The Impacts of an Innovative Human Rights Education Tool on the Players’ Understanding of Human Rights

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Wasin Punthong
Pimrapaat Dusadeeisariyakul


The research investigates the impacts of Rights Card Game as an innovative human rights education tool on the players’ understanding of human rights in a private university in Bangkok. This research utilizes grounded theory. Data collection is executed through in-depth interviews of 18 players supplemented by non-participant observation of 70 players who participate in the Rights Card Game session. Data analysis consists of coding, interpretingand creating core themes. The result suggests five prominent impacts of Rights CardGame on the players’ understanding of human rights, namely1) the understanding of fundamental human rights principles 2) tolerance towards different opinions 3) the principle of proportionality and appropriate solutions for human rights problems 4) the participation in tackling human rights problems and 5) the creativity in delivering human rights solutions.

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Punthong, W., & Dusadeeisariyakul, P. (2021). Rights Card Game: The Impacts of an Innovative Human Rights Education Tool on the Players’ Understanding of Human Rights. Journal of Human Rights and Peace Studies, 7(1), 63–81. Retrieved from https://so03.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/HRPS/article/view/241344
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