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Children’s Human Rights Advocacy

Vanessa Pupavac.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 12513 words.

This chapter examines some theoretical and practical problems in global children's rights advocacy. It begins with a discussion of the novelty of children's rights and the problem of...

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Contemporary Critiques of Human Rights

David Chandler.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 11128 words.

This chapter examines contemporary critiques of human rights, focusing on the downside of human rights claims — what is commonly understood by advocates of human rights to be the ‘misuse’...

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Economic Globalization and Human Rights

David L. Richards and Ronald D. Gelleny.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 10701 words.

This chapter investigates the relationship between economic globalization and government respect for two subcategories of international human rights known as physical integrity rights and...

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The Environment

John Barry and Kerri Woods.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 10626 words.

This chapter examines the ways that environmental issues affect human rights and the relevance of human rights to environmental campaigns. It also evaluates proposals for extending human...

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Feminist and Activist Approaches to Human Rights

Ackerly Brooke.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 9793 words.

This chapter explores the theoretical and political history of human rights that emerges out of the struggles that have been waged by feminists and other non-elites. It first considers the...

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Genocide and Human Rights

Scott Straus.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 11734 words.

This chapter examines the ramifications of genocide for human rights. Genocide is one of the most extreme forms of human rights violations, but its definition has been the subject of...

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Global Civil Society and Human Rights

Marlies Glasius and Doutje Lettinga.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 10190 words.

This chapter examines the relationship between global civil society (GCS), defined as ‘people organizing to influence their world’, and the normative ideal of a ‘global rule-bound society’....

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Human Rights and Forced Migration

Gil Loescher.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 14134 words.

This chapter examines the link between human rights and forced migration. It first considers the human rights problems confronting forced migrants both during their flight and during their...

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Human Rights and Politics in Development

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 11099 words.

This chapter discusses the importance of politics to the relationship between human rights and development. It describes the two major ways in which human rights struggles have focused on...

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Human Rights and Religion

Roja Fazaeli.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 11922 words.

This chapter examines the ways in which theoretical and practical relationships between religion and human rights are constructed and understood. It begins with a historical background on...

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Human Rights in Comparative Politics

Sonia Cardenas.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 9678 words.

This chapter examines the importance of comparative politics for understanding human rights practices. Comparative politics has advanced our knowledge of why states sometimes violate...

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Human Rights in International Law

Rhona K. M. Smith.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 10400 words.

This chapter examines the international legal context of human rights. It first considers the historical evolution of international human rights law, with particular emphasis on the...

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Human Rights in International Relations

Tim Dunne and Marianne Hanson.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 10775 words.

This chapter examines the role of human rights in international relations. It first considers the theoretical issues and context that are relevant to the link between human rights and the...

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Human Rights: Politics and Practice

Michael Goodhart.

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Book. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 528 pages.

Human Rights: Politics and Practice provides an introduction to human rights. Combining political science, philosophy, law, and policy-making, the text provides a broad range...

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Human Trafficking

Andrea M. Bertone.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 11107 words.

This chapter examines how the international community has defined and framed the issue of human trafficking over the last century, and how governments such as the United States have...

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Humanitarian Intervention

Alan J. Kuperman.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 11255 words.

This chapter examines humanitarian intervention and its relationship to the promotion of human rights. It first traces the evolution of humanitarian intervention, especially in the wake of...

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Indigenous Peoples’ Human Rights

Paul Havemann.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 10786 words.

This chapter examines issues surrounding the human rights of Indigenous peoples. The conceptual framework for this chapter is informed by three broad, interrelated, and interdependent types...

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Introduction: Human Rights in Politics and Practice

Michael Goodhart.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 4537 words.

This edition offers an introduction to the theory and practice of human rights from the perspective of politics and cognate disciplines. It showcases the ‘state of the art’ of the study of...

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Measuring and Monitoring Human Rights

Todd Landman and Larissa C. S. K. Kersten.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 9970 words.

This chapter focuses on the measurement and monitoring of human rights. It explains the purpose, challenges, and types of human rights measures and discusses the main content of human...

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Normative and Theoretical Foundations of Human Rights

Anthony J. Langlois.

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Human Rights and Politics. 11045 words.

This chapter discusses the normative and theoretical foundations of human rights. More specifically, it examines the theoretical basis for the normative ideas advanced by those who use the...

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