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Balfour, Clara Lucas [née Clara Lucas] (1808–1878), advocate of women's advancement and temperance activist

Kristin G. Doern.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1394 words.

Balfour, Clara Lucas [née Clara Lucas] (1808–1878), advocate of women's advancement and temperance activist, was born in the New Forest, Hampshire, on 21 December 1808. She was the only...

Balfour, Lady Evelyn Barbara [Eve] (1898–1990), promoter of organic farming and a founder of the Soil Association

John Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1127 words.

Balfour, Lady Evelyn Barbara [Eve] (1898–1990), promoter of organic farming and a founder of the Soil Association, was born on 16 July 1898 in Dublin, the fourth child of Gerald William...

Balgarnie, Florence (1856–1928), feminist and temperance campaigner

Lilian Lewis Shiman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1151 words.

Balgarnie, Florence (1856–1928), feminist and temperance campaigner, was born at 2 Belle Vue Terrace, Scarborough, Yorkshire, on 19 August 1856, the eldest of three daughters of the Revd...

Banksy in Palestine

Chad Elias.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 1203 words.

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Banting, William (1796/7–1878), writer on diet

Robert Harrison.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 633 words.

Banting, William (1796/7–1878), writer on diet, was a funeral director in St James's Street, London. He may have been the William Banting, son of Thomas Banting and his wife, Ann, who was...

Barnardo, Thomas John (1845–1905), philanthropist and founder of Dr Barnardo's Homes

Gillian Wagner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethical Issues and Debates. 3387 words.

Barnardo, Thomas John (1845–1905), philanthropist and founder of Dr Barnardo's Homes, was born on 4 July 1845 at 4 Dame Street, Dublin, the fourth of five children of John Michaelis...

Bayley, Mary (b. 1816, d. in or after 1892), temperance activist and writer

Michelle Cale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 779 words.

Bayley, Mary (b. 1816, d. in or after 1892), temperance activist and writer, was born in Market Lavington, Wiltshire. Nothing is known of her early life. Her husband, George Bayley...

Bedford, Arthur (bap. 1668, d. 1745), Church of England clergyman and moral reformer

Scott Mandelbrote.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1656 words.

Bedford, Arthur (bap. 1668, d. 1745), Church of England clergyman and moral reformer, was baptized on 8 September 1668 at Tiddenham, Gloucestershire, the son of Richard Bedford, who was...

Begbie, (Edward) Harold (1871–1929), journalist, Salvationist, and political and social reformer

Catriona Pennell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1700 words.

Begbie, (Edward) Harold (1871–1929), journalist, Salvationist, and political and social reformer, was born at Fornham St Martin, Suffolk, on 24 June 1871, the fifth son in a family of...

Being Well

Crystal Parikh.

in Writing Human Rights

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 15497 words.

Considering the family romance and family saga as adapted in narrative fiction by Jhumpa Lahiri and Ana Castillo, in tandem with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities,...

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Bell, Alexander Graham (1847–1922), teacher of deaf people and inventor of the telephone

R. W. Burns.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Engineering and Technology; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1327 words.

Bell, Alexander Graham (1847–1922), teacher of deaf people and inventor of the telephone, was born on 3 March 1847 at 16 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh, the second of three sons of...

Bell, Ernest (1851–1933), publisher and animal welfare campaigner

Virginia Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets; Publishing. 765 words.

Bell, Ernest (1851–1933), publisher and animal welfare campaigner, was born on 8 March 1851 at West Croft, England's Lane, Hampstead, Middlesex, the second son of the publisher George Bell...

Bentinck, Winifred Anna Cavendish- [née Winifred Anna Dallas-Yorke], duchess of Portland (1863–1954), bird protectionist and philanthropist

Nicholas Hammond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 803 words.

Bentinck, Winifred Anna Cavendish- [née Winifred Anna Dallas-Yorke], duchess of Portland (1863–1954), bird protectionist and philanthropist, was born at Murthly Castle, Perthshire, on 7...

Bergh, Henry

Elizabeth Pleck.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1044 words.

Bergh, Henry (29 August 1811?–12 March 1888), animal welfare reformer, was born in New York City, the son of Christian Bergh, a shipbuilder and real estate investor, and Elizabeth Ivers. He...

The Best Interests of the Child Principle in Swedish Asylum Cases: The Marginalization of Children's Rights

Anna Lundberg.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9647 words.

This article is based on a two-year research project, ‘The Best Interests of the Child – From Words to Deeds’. The aim of the article is to present and highlight findings on the discrepancy...

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Between Insurrectional Discourse and Operational Guidance: Challenges and Dilemmas in Implementing Human Rights-Based Approaches to Health

Alicia Ely Yamin and Rebecca Cantor.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 14443 words.

Whether the future ‘sustainable development’ framework advances the rights of the immiserated around the globe will depend not just on the language in the global documents. It will...

“Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea”

Brandon Haught.

in Going Ape

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 7887 words.

This chapter explains the origins of the evolution vs. creationism conflict in 1920s Florida, starting with famous anti-evolutionist William Jennings Bryan's motivations and activities....

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Between War and Peace: Monitoring Guidelines for Child Soldiers in Nepal's Peace Process

Edward Thomas.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 10880 words.

The UN Security Council has set up a wide-ranging monitoring regime for child recruitment and use for armed conflict. This is a particularly complex task for two reasons: first,...

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Beyond ‘New Humanitarianism’: Physicians for Human Rights–Israel's Mobile Clinic and Open Clinic on the Interface of Social Justice, Human Rights and Medical Relief

Dani Filc, Nadav Davidovitch and Nora Gottlieb.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

February 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9067 words.

The present article examines two projects of Physicians for Human Rights–Israel (PHR–IL)—a clinic in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and a clinic for undocumented migrant workers and...

Beyond Transitional Justice: Exploring Continuities in Human Rights Abuses in Argentina between 1976 and 2010

Francesca Lessa.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9643 words.

The article constitutes an initial attempt to combine the insights provided by the disciplines of Transitional Justice (TJ) and human rights, and it originates from a concern with the...

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