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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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Self-Determination and the Right to Health: Australian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services

Odette Mazel.

in Human Rights Law Review

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 16262 words.

The Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector in Australia has been described as a best practice example of the implementation of the right to self-determination as enshrined in the...

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...

Expanding DDR: The Transformative Role of Former Prisoners in Community-Based Reintegration in Northern Ireland

Clare D. Dwyer.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

July 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 10371 words.

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This article explores the process of Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) in Northern Ireland. In particular, it...

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...

When Land is Taken Away: States Obligations under International Human Rights Law Concerning Large-Scale Projects Impacting Local Communities

Yu Kanosue.

in Human Rights Law Review

December 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 12225 words.

On land disputes, the United Nations human rights treaty bodies have consistently articulated that affected communities be effectively consulted (the effective consultation requirement)....

Hively v Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

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. 870 words.

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Federal statutory law – Employment – Equal rights under the law – Discrimination on basis of sex – Federal rules of procedure – Waiver – null...

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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Can Civil Society Reclaim Truth? Results from a Community-Based Truth and Reconciliation Commission

David K. Androff.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

July 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 10278 words.

The Greensboro Truth and Reconciliation Commission (GTRC) was a grassroots initiative with no state sanction, organized and supported solely by civil society. Its purpose was to discover...

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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Global Indigenous Rights and Responses

Pat Lauderdale and Nicholas D. Natividad.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Human Rights. 12487 words.

The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues estimates that there are over 370 million indigenous people spread across 70 countries worldwide. Practicing unique traditions, they...

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Local and State Politics of Immigration

Monica W. Varsanyi.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Human Rights. 12879 words.

When it comes to immigration policy, nation-states generally have the power to exclude, admit, or expel noncitizens from their territories. On the other hand, subnational jurisdictions have...

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Global Distributive Justice

Kevin K W Ip.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

P ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Human Rights. 10641 words.

Distributive justice, in its broadest sense, is about how benefits and burdens ought to be distributed among a set of individuals as a matter of right and entitlement. Political...

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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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Bringing Muslim Minorities within the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination—Square Peg in a Round Hole?

Stephanie E. Berry.

in Human Rights Law Review

September 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 12338 words.

In 2009, the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) explicitly recognised the intersection between racial and religious discrimination.1 In this article,...

Dignity and Equality

Evadné Grant.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 14495 words.

Inequality remains one of the most challenging issues on the global human rights agenda. It is widely recognised that a formal approach to the assessment of inequality has failed to...

The UN Human Rights Committee and LGBT Rights: What is it Doing? What Could it be Doing?

Paula Gerber and Joel Gory.

in Human Rights Law Review

September 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 16989 words.

The United Nations Human Rights Committee has been praised as one of the most influential human rights bodies in the world; however, its track record for the protection of the rights of...

The Economics of the Austerity Crisis: Unpicking Some Human Rights Arguments

Mary Dowell-Jones.

in Human Rights Law Review

June 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 16849 words.

Austerity is now the pervasive context of public policy across the advanced economies, and it is having clear negative impacts upon areas of spending such as welfare that are generally...

Samantha Majic, Sex Work Politics: From Protest to Service Provision

Heather Shipley.

in Human Rights Law Review

March 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 1764 words.

Nomadic Territories: A Human Rights Approach to Nomadic Peoples’ Land Rights

Jérémie Gilbert.

in Human Rights Law Review

January 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 16259 words.

In most societies nomadic peoples face discrimination. At the heart of this discrimination frequently lies the crucial issue of property in land. The sharing of lands between nomads and...

Culture as Collective Memories: An Emerging Concept in International Law and Discourse on Cultural Rights

Pok Yin S. Chow.

in Human Rights Law Review

December 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights. 20079 words.

For many years legal scholars have sought to elaborate on the notion of culture in the context of cultural rights. Various expressions of the concept can be found scattered in different...