Onuma Yasuaki

University of Tokyo


Onuma Yasuaki is professor of law at the University of Tokyo.

Featured Work

SEP 5, 1997 Article

Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005): Series 1, Number 10 (Fall 1997): Efforts, East and West, to Improve Human Rights Assessments: Articles: The Need for an Intercivilizational Approach to Evaluating Human Rights

Onuma Yasuaki is engaged in a critique of some of the standards currently used by Western NGOs to assess the state of human rights within ...

JUN 5, 1996 Article

Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005): Series 1, Number 5 (Summer 1996): Cultural Sources of Human Rights in East Asia: Articles: Building on the Existing International Human Rights Regime

Even as they seek to construct a framework that takes into account non-Western cultures, both Onuma's intercivilizational approach and An-Na im's "cultural mediation" of human ...