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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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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...

How Does Community Participation Work? Human Rights and the Hidden Labour of Interstitial Elites in Ghana

Catherine Buerger and Elizabeth Holzer.

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. 6576 words.

Human rights and international development organizations are increasingly promoting community participation as a critical component of successful programmes. Not all methods of...

“It Was Historic, Wasn’t It?”

Brandon Haught.

in Going Ape

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 7731 words.

This chapter focuses entirely on events in Lake County in 1990 and 1991. Pat Hart was elected to the local school board and immediately put her strongly conservative stamp on board...

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On a Peak in Darien: Community Peace Initiatives in Urabá, Colombia

Gwen Burnyeat.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 4383 words.

All over the world, rural and minority communities are vulnerable to human rights violations, often due to larger economic interests in their land. This policy and practice note argues that...

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Hamilton, Raphael Thomas [Andy] (1918–2012), saxophonist, bandleader, and community leader

Val Wilmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Conducting. 1192 words.

Hamilton, Raphael Thomas [Andy] (1918–2012), saxophonist, bandleader, and community leader, was born on 26 March 1918 at Port Maria, Jamaica, the only child of Michael Hamilton, a farmer...

Otolorin, John Adetayo (c. 1886–1963), landlord, theatrical agent, and community leader

Val Wilmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1145 words.

Otolorin, John Adetayo (c. 1886–1963), landlord, theatrical agent, and community leader, was born in Ilesha, Nigeria. His parents were Yoruba. He left Nigeria in 1919 as a seaman, came to...

Making the Transition: Engaging Communities in Uganda with the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Defenders

Jamie Hitchen and Jacqueline Kasoma.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 3670 words.

The UN Declaration on human rights defenders was designed to promote and protect the rights of individuals engaged in the defence of human rights. Generating awareness of the Declaration...

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‘I Stand Like A Woman’: Empowerment and Human Rights in the Context of Community-Based Reintegration of Girl Mothers Formerly Associated with Fighting Forces and Armed Groups

Miranda Worthen, Angela Veale, Susan McKay and Michael Wessells.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8731 words.

This article describes a multi-year participatory action research (PAR) study with young women and girls who were formerly associated with armed groups in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and...

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A Theory of Social Proximity

Kate Macintyre and Carl Kendall.

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

October 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 7003 words.

This chapter examines societal-level behavior change and the importance of social proximity in addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa. It argues that social proximity may be...

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AIDS, Culture, and Africa

Edited by Douglas A. Feldman.

October 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 312 pages.

Too often, approaches to dealing with the problems posed by the spread of HIV have been one dimensional, with the assumption that what works in one place will work in another. This book...

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Confounding Conventional Wisdom

Richard B. Lee and Ida Susser.

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

October 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 6963 words.

This chapter examines how HIV/AIDS has impacted Ju/'hoansi, a traditional foraging community in Namibia. It suggests that gender equality among the Ju/'hoansi may be a factor in the lower...

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Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK

Laura Jeffery.

August 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 224 pages.

The Chagos islanders were forcibly uprooted from the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean between 1965 and 1973. This book compares the experiences of displaced Chagos islanders in...

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Writing Human Rights

Crystal Parikh.

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 336 pages.

Human rights are usually understood to be that which Americans deliver unto others elsewhere, with little direct meaning for U.S. legal discourse, domestic political struggle, or American...

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Mobilisation in exile

Laura Jeffery.

in Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK

August 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 8351 words.

This chapter describes the mobilisation of Chagos islanders in Mauritius. Chagossian groups have historically been united concerning their desired ends, with a shared focus on compensation...

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Harris’s principle of justice in health care

Ruth Macklin.

in From reason to practice in bioethics

April 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 4597 words.

This chapter discusses Harris’s principle of justice in health care. Harris contends that his view is an equal opportunity principle of justice representing “the patient’s conception of...

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Conclusion

Angela Stroud.

in Good Guys with Guns

June 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 10663 words.

This chapter examines the social implications of concealed carry policies, including the process for obtaining a CHL in Texas. One of the key features of that training is the development of...

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Making home in exile

Laura Jeffery.

in Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK

August 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 9236 words.

This chapter continues Chapter 5's ethnographic focus on the Chagossian community in Crawley, while revisiting the themes of home and homeland explored in Part II. It starts by revisiting...

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Another Look at Neutrality

in Moral Stealth

February 2007; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 4062 words.

Language relates to the world in three ways. The first implies a one-to-one correspondence between the world and the word. The second links language to mental states such as images and...

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Lives of Guanxi

Tom Cliff.

in Oil and Water

June 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates. 11955 words.

Chapter 5 shows the specifics of the many different ways that informal “connections” (guanxi关系‎) operate in Korla, arguing that affective or instrumental ties to agents of the state are...

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Thompson, Eliza Jane Trimble

Ruth Bordin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 801 words.

Thompson, Eliza Jane Trimble (24 August 1816–03 November 1905), temperance worker, was born in Hillsboro, Ohio, the daughter of Allen Trimble, an Ohio politician and governor, and Rachel...