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American Philosophical Society

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

First scientific society in America, founded at Philadelphia (1743) by Franklin, its first president. His successors were Rittenhouse and Jefferson. The Society issues Transactions,...

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II Countries and Regions, 11 Latin America: Constitutions in Trouble

Roberto Gargarella.

in Constitutional Democracy in Crisis?

October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 14 pages. 5447 words.

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Part 4 Future Prospects, Sixteen The Aggregate Interest in Shared Respect and Human Rights: The Harmonization of Public Order and Civic Order

Myres S. McDougal, Harold D. Lasswell and Lung-chu Chen.

in Human Rights and World Public Order

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 62 pages. 28549 words.

This chapter examines how the aggregate common interest in shared respect and human rights can be meaningfully and realistically postulated and achieved in a mutually supportive...

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Part 3 Trends in Decision and Conditioning Factors: Claims Relating to Respect, Fifteen The Protection of the Aged from Discrimination

Myres S. McDougal, Harold D. Lasswell and Lung-chu Chen.

in Human Rights and World Public Order

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 18 pages. 7857 words.

This chapter examines how the aged are protected from discrimination. It begins with a factual background on deprivations imposed upon individuals because of advanced chronological age,...

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Part 3 Trends in Decision and Conditioning Factors: Claims Relating to Respect, Six Respect as the Core Value of Human Rights

Myres S. McDougal, Harold D. Lasswell and Lung-chu Chen.

in Human Rights and World Public Order

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 17 pages. 7298 words.

This chapter focuses on respect as the core value of human rights. It begins with a discussion of four particular outcomes of respect: a fundamental freedom of choice for all individuals...

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National Objectives

Fernando Leal.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 9112 words.

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Freedom of the Press

Norikazu Kawagishi.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 15344 words.

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1 Introduction

Brice Dickson.

in The Irish Supreme Court

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 6 pages. 4004 words.

This chapter sets out the aims of the book, which are to evaluate the performance of the Irish Supreme Court through its 94 years of history to date and to assess what contribution it has...

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Part III Rights to Culture, Ch.13 Indigenous Education and the UNDRIP: Article 14

Lorie M Graham and Amy B Van Zyl-Chavarro.

in The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 44 pages. 26555 words.

This chapter discusses the right to education in Article 14. Article 14 takes on a special meaning and purpose in terms of repairing, restoring, and strengthening indigenous communities and...

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Art.1 The Definition of a Child

David Archard and John Tobin.

in The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 20 pages. 12390 words.

This section is about Article 1 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child dealing with The Definition of a Child.

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Art.21 Freedom of Expression and Opinion, and Access to Information

Eliza Varney.

in The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 22 pages. 12399 words.

This chapter examines the effectiveness of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in promoting and protecting the equal right of persons with...

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I Background, 3 Defining and Tracking the Trajectory of Liberal Constitutional Democracy

Tom Ginsburg and Aziz Z. Huq.

in Constitutional Democracy in Crisis?

October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 20 pages. 8865 words.

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Part 1 Delimitation of the Problem, One Human Rights in Comprehensive Context

Myres S. McDougal, Harold D. Lasswell and Lung-chu Chen.

in Human Rights and World Public Order

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 91 pages. 43518 words.

This chapter describes a comprehensive set of goal values for postulation, clarification, and implementation of human rights in the largest community of humankind, first by discussing the...

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Part I The UNDRIP’s Relationship to Existing International Law, Ch.1 Who Are ‘Indigenous Peoples’?: An Examination of Concepts Concerning Group Membership in the UNDRIP

Joshua Castellino and Cathal Doyle.

in The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 31 pages. 18078 words.

This chapter assesses the question of the people and peoples to whom the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) applies, tracking the concepts of person,...

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Part II Group Identity, Self-Determination, and Relations with States, Ch.7 Equality and Non-Discrimination in the UNDRIP: Articles 2, 6, and 7(1)

Kirsty Gover.

in The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 34 pages. 20483 words.

This chapter analyses the rights to equality and non-discrimination in Articles 2, 6, and 7(1). The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) covers the full...

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Part II Specialized Branches of International Law in Asia and the Pacific, 6 Human Rights

Hurst Hannum.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Law in Asia and the Pacific

September 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 18 pages. 8275 words.

This chapter focuses on human rights in Asia and the Pacific. On the level of purely legal commitments, the great majority of Asian and Pacific states have ratified both of the two major UN...

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Part III Rights to Culture, Ch.12 Media: Article 16

Daniel Joyce.

in The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 21 pages. 11692 words.

This chapter assesses Article 16's protection of the right to indigenous media, and to the participation of indigenous peoples in mainstream media. This dimension of the United Nations...

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Colonialism

Jörn Axel Kämmerer.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 8188 words.

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