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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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in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 619 words.

Abstract

Employment – Discrimination – Religion or belief – Respondent private undertaking employing first claimant as receptionist on employment contract of...

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...

Aligning for Impact: Human Rights

Colleen Duggan.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 2170 words.

This is an edited version of a paper presented at the tenth annual conference of the Global Philanthropy Forum (GPF), held in Redwood City, California, in April 2011. The GPF aims to enable...

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The American century?

Andrew Preston.

in American Foreign Relations: A Very Short Introduction

July 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Diplomatic History; United States History; Diplomacy and Consular Relations. 5509 words.

Despite rejecting the internationalist marriage Woodrow Wilson had arranged for it with the world, America was still the strongest state in the international system. ‘The American century?’...

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American Foreign Relations: A Very Short Introduction

Andrew Preston.

July 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Diplomatic History; United States History; Diplomacy and Consular Relations. 168 pages.

For better or worse, be it militarily, politically, economically, technologically, or culturally, Americans have had a profound impact on the wider world beyond them. American Foreign...

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American Humanist Association v McCarty

Donlu Thayer.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

June 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 506 words.

Abstract

Federal constitutional law – Establishment of religion – Advancement of religion – Endorsement of religion – Sponsorship of religion – Favouring or...

Amnesty International's Methods of Engaging Youth in Human Rights Education: Curriculum in the United States and Experiential Learning in Burkina Faso

Karen Hopkins.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8187 words.

Human rights education (HRE) is a useful tool to build solidarity among youth and activism for social justice at local, national and international levels. In order to understand how HRE can...

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The Argument for a Narrow Conception of ‘Religious Autonomy’

Lisbet Christoffersen.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 13558 words.

Canon law has not been valid law in the Nordic countries since the 16th century Reformation, and ecclesiastical law has been understood as a branch of public administrative law. The legal...

ART, ANGST AND DEALING WITH THE PAST IN NORTHERN IRELAND

Kieran McEvoy.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 1800 words.

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Assessing Compliance: the Challenges for Economic and Social Rights

Edward Anderson and Marta Foresti.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2009; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 3069 words.

Assessing government compliance with economic and social rights obligations presents a number of complex challenges. New approaches are needed for this purpose – building on available...

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Audiencia Nacional (Sala de lo Contencioso-Administrativo, Sección 7) Sentencia no 894/2015, de 25 Mayo 2015

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 138 words.

Abstract

Human Rights – Freedom of religion or belief – Funding of religious bodies – Cooperation agreement between the Spanish State and...

Babiarz v Poland

Keisha T. Russell.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

June 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 405 words.

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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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 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 Dissent and Compliance: Religious Decision Makers and Secular Law

Netta Barak-Corren.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

June 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 15004 words.

ABSTRACT

Throughout history and across many societies, people have been facing conflicts between faith and the law. This article exposes and defines central...

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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