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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...

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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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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The Implementation of the Institutional Programme of Collective Reparations in Colombia

Pamina Firchow.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8667 words.

After more than five decades of conflict in Colombia, it seems that significant political will for transitional justice programmes—in particular reparations programmes—has emerged with the...

Masquerading as Compliance: Tracing Canada’s Policy Implementation of the Human Right to Water

Jennifer S. Schiff.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 10755 words.

A number of international agreements support the legitimacy of the human right to water, and the ‘fulfilment’ requirement of that right compels states to provide equal water access for all...

Letter from Toronto: Post-World Pride 2014 Reflections on LGBTQ Art and Activism

Brian Phillips.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 5120 words.

LGBTQ-themed exhibitions mounted by some of Toronto's key art institutions in conjunction with World Pride 2014 offered a significant opportunity to think about what (if anything specific)...

Stigma, Human Rights Violations, Health Care Access, and Disclosure among Men who have Sex with Men in the Gambia

Krystal Mason, Sosthenes Ketende, Sarah Peitzmeier, Nuha Ceesay, Carmen Logie, Daouda Diouf, Jaegan Loum, Donald Deen, Fatou Maria Drame, Ashley Grosso and Stefan Baral.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 4854 words.

While there is a growing data pool on HIV prevalence and risks among men who have sex with men (MSM) in sub-Saharan Africa, much less is known concerning the roles of stigma,...

Exploring Human Rights-Based Activism as a Social Determinant of Health: Insights from Brazil and South Africa

Kristi Heather Kenyon and Regiane A. Garcia.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9972 words.

Social determinants of health (SDH) are usually understood as circumstances and structures that disadvantage individuals by increasing their vulnerability to disease and injury. In this...

Giving Meaning to Human Rights: An Analysis of Human Rights Discourse in Malawi

Alessandra Sarelin.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9667 words.

When human rights are seen as discursively constructed, it is assumed that human rights are given content and meaning not only by legislators and courts (‘from above’) but also by actors...

Is Prejudice against LGBT Persons Linked to Increased HIV Vulnerability for Heterosexual Men? Lessons for Human Rights Advocacy from South America

Eric Stener Carlson, Sarah Gammage and Jaime Barrientos.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 5430 words.

Stigma and discrimination against men who have sex with men (MSM) and transsexual-transgender-transvestite (trans) people in Latin America increase their vulnerability to the Human...

TOMS and the Citizen-Consumer: Assessing the Impacts of Socially-Minded Consumption

Lindsey N. Kingston and Jeanette Guellil.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 6958 words.

The norms of ethical consumption and charitable giving have led to innovative changes in human rights advocacy and fundraising, ranging from the increasing prevalence of social enterprises...

Human Rights Reports from Illiberal States

Andrew Wolman.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

February 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 4184 words.

While the drafting of human rights reports by illiberal states appears to be a growing phenomenon, such reports have so far received little attention from academics or the human rights...

‘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...

A Volunteer's Perspective on the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission Diaspora Project

Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 6256 words.

The Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (LTRC), in its attempt to investigate human rights violations that occurred during Liberia's 14-year civil conflict, is the first truth...

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Finding Your Feet in the Field: Critical Reflections of Early Career Researchers on Field Research in Transitional Societies

Brendan Browne and Luke Moffett.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 6399 words.

Fieldwork that takes place in conflict or transitional regions is becoming increasingly popular amongst early-career and more seasoned researchers, but is an area that retains an air of...

Sri Lanka: Ethnic Strife, Fratricide, and the Peace vs. Human Rights Dilemma

Rajan Hoole.

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. 8499 words.

The rapid intensification of the conflict in Sri Lanka during the mid-1980s followed the July 1983 communal violence. Agents of the state perpetrated human rights violations, including...

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When Child Soldiers Reconcile: Accountability, Restorative Justice, and the Renewal of Empathy

David Alan Harris.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9206 words.

The international consensus that child soldiering must end does not extend to agreement over best practices for helping demobilized children to reconcile with their communities and...

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Using the Human Rights Based Approach to Tackle Housing Deprivation in an Irish Urban Housing Estate

Rory Hearne and Padraic Kenna.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8866 words.

Housing rights are becoming significant as a tool for highlighting needs and raising housing standards across the world. These rights are now an integral part of economic, social, and...

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