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Overview page. Subjects: Probability and Statistics.

A single statistic used to summarize the agreement between the rankings or classifications of objects made by two or more observers. Examples are the coefficient of concordance, Cohen's...

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Moving Theory into Practice: Human Rights Impact Assessment of Intellectual Property Rights in Trade Agreements

Lisa Forman and Gillian MacNaughton.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

February 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 12142 words.

This article explores the development of methodologies for human rights and right to health-specific impact assessment of trade-related intellectual property rights. These methodologies...

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From Discretion to Necessity: Third State Responsibility for Israel's Control of Stay and Entry into Palestinian Territory

Valentina Azarov.

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. 13608 words.

Since 1967, Israel has controlled freedom of movement, immigration, residency and nationality in the occupied Palestinian territory through the establishment and administration of the...

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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...

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The Problem-Oriented Approach to Improving National Human Rights Action Plans

Azadeh Chalabi.

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. 11425 words.

By conducting a textual analysis of the National Human Rights Action Plans of 39 countries, this study revealed that these plans are faced with at least 14 significant problems in the...

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New Rights Advocacy and the Human Rights of Peasants: La Via Campesina and the Evolution of New Human Rights Norms

Noha Shawki.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9142 words.

La Via Campesina (LVC), the international peasant movement, has long campaigned for the recognition of the human rights of peasants and adopted the Declaration of Rights of Peasants—Women...

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The Potential of National Action Plans to Implement Human Rights Norms: An Early Assessment with Respect to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Damiano de Felice and Andreas Graf.

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. 12145 words.

Building on the academic literature on state compliance with international norms, and focusing specifically on the business and human rights agenda, this article offers the first systematic...

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A Case Study of the Socialization of Human Rights Language and Norms in Maldives: Process, Impact and Challenges

Ahmed Shahid and Hilary Yerbury.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9981 words.

The introduction of the language and social values expounded through the discourse of human rights, within the domestic societal and political structures of countries where they were...

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Between Insurrectional Discourse and Operational Guidance: Challenges and Dilemmas in Implementing Human Rights-Based Approaches to Health

Alicia Ely Yamin and Rebecca Cantor.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 14443 words.

Whether the future ‘sustainable development’ framework advances the rights of the immiserated around the globe will depend not just on the language in the global documents. It will...

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Localizing Fundamental Rights in the European Union: What is the Role of Local and Regional Authorities, and How to Strengthen It?

Axel Marx, Nicolas Hachez, Katrien Meuwissen, Pierre Schmitt, Jakub Jaraczewski, Tamara N. Lewis, Kolja Raube, Joanna Roszak, Klaus Starl, Dolores Morondo Taramundi, Anna-Kaisa Tuovinen and Amy Weatherburn.

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. 10408 words.

Recent literature has pointed to the importance of localizing fundamental rights in order to further strengthen their effective protection. In this context attention has been paid mainly to...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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The Challenge of Adopting Sexual Orientation Resolutions at the UN Human Rights Council

Eduard Jordaan.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 6296 words.

Since the mid-1990s, UN special procedures reports have increasingly addressed human rights violations related to sexual orientation. However, it was not until 2011 that the first UN...

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