Harry Goulbourne's scientific contributions

Citations

... And across Africa, too, filial duty of seen as a corollary of development and other human rights. Thus the African (Banjul) Human and People's Rights Charter of 1981 contains a set of duties of the people, and first among the specific duties of the individual enumerated in Article 29 is "to preserve the harmonious development of the family and to work for the cohesion and respect of the family; to respect his parents at all times, to maintain them in case of need", followed by a progressive enumeration of duties to community, nation and African unity are enumerated in succeeding sections (analyzed inPeter, 1990). The paradox here is that you cannot free people by building a strong state over them, while the terms of the global economy seem to dictate that people can only free themselves by uniting behind a strong state. ...