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‘A Very Highly Political Job’: Human Rights Practice, ‘The Political’, and Practitioners' Dilemmas in Sri Lanka

Vijay K. Nagaraj and Shermal Wijewardene.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 10094 words.

This article focuses on narratives of dilemmas and tensions arising from the relationship between human rights practice in Sri Lanka and what we broadly term ‘the political’: a) human...

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ABEL SMITH, Richard Francis (1933 - 2004), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, 1991–99

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial History; Industry Studies; Primary Products; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Life and Institutions; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 144 words.

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Abuse and Attachment

in Erotic Attunement

June 2011; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 12607 words.

This chapter investigates the dominant theory of incest's harm to children, which concentrates on the ways in which abuse damages development and attachment. Moral theologian André...

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ACHESON, Peter Newton (<i>born</i> 1938), DL; Vice Lord-Lieutenant of County Tyrone, 2009–13; Solicitor and Senior Partner, Ronald Rosser &amp; Co., 1974–98

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 129 words.

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ACLAND, (Christopher) Guy (Dyke) (<i>born</i> 1946), an Extra Equerry to the Queen, since 1999; Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Isle of Wight, since 2006

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Military Life and Institutions; History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 224 words.

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ACLAND, John (Hugh Bevil) (1928 - 2006), Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Devon, 1994–99; farmer

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial History; Industry Studies; Primary Products; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 275 words.

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ADAM, George (<i>born</i> 1957), Lord Provost and Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeen, since 2012

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge; History of Art; Industrial and Commercial Art; Graphic Design and Typography. 80 words.

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Advancing Human Rights in Post-Authoritarian Communities through Education

Benjamin Gregg.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 10470 words.

For two decades now, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, as well as Russia, have been transitioning from authoritarian pasts to somewhat more liberal forms of social and political...

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Afraid of the Dark

Nathan H. Lents.

in Not So Different

May 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 9501 words.

Fear is one of the most primal emotions in animals and humans. Hardwired as a reflex, it is very difficult to consciously control or overcome.

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Against mumps, Meursault, Mcdonald’s and Marlboro

Inez de Beaufort.

in From reason to practice in bioethics

April 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 4007 words.

Suppose a state proposes a vaccination against Smoking, Alcohol and Drugs, the SAD programme. Children could be vaccinated not only against mumps and measles but also against enjoying...

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