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Women’s Rights as Human Rights  

Jutta Joachim

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
For centuries, women have been struggling for the recognition of their rights. Women’s rights are still being dismissed by United Nations (UN) human rights bodies and even governments, ... More

War, Conflict, and Human Rights  

Olga Martin-Ortega, Johanna Herman, and Chandra Lekha Sriram

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The relationship between human rights and armed conflict is rooted in historical debates among religious, philosophical, and international legal scholars about the nature of a just war, ... More

Transnational Human Rights Networks: Significance and Challenges  

Hans Peter Schmitz

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Human Rights
Transnational human rights networks refer to a form of cross-border collective action that seeks to promote compliance with universally accepted norms. Principled transnational activism ... More

The Right to Health  

Audrey R. Chapman

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Human Rights
The right to health and health services is generally framed as the right to the highest attainable standard of health. Like other human rights, the right to health confers to all people ... More

Responding to Refugee and Humanitarian Crises  

Georg von Kalckreuth and Daniel Warner

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The term “refugee crisis” is used throughout the literature to refer to situations where large numbers of refugees or displaced persons more generally are present, whereas “humanitarian ... More

Human Rights and Foreign Policy Analysis  

Shannon Lindsey Blanton and David L. Cingranelli

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Foreign policy analysis emerged as a subfield ino the late 1950s and early 1960s, when scholars began to focus on substate factors and on the decision making process in evaluating foreign ... More

Globalization and Human Rights  

Tony Evans and Alex Kirkup

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Human Rights
The literature on the relationship between globalization and human rights has laid out three responses to the economic, political, and social transformations of globalization within the ... More

Global Indigenous Rights and Responses  

Pat Lauderdale and Nicholas D. Natividad

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Human Rights
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 ... More

From Humanitarian Intervention to the Responsibility to Protect  

Kurt Mills and Cian O’Driscoll

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
In contrast with humanitarian access or the provision of humanitarian assistance, humanitarian intervention is commonly defined as the threat or use of force by a state to prevent or end ... More

Forced Migration, Refugees, and Asylum  

Nadine El-Enany and Eiko R. Thielemann

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Human Rights
Forced migrations, as well as the related issues of refugees and asylum, profoundly impact the relationship between the countries of origin and the countries of destination. Traditionally, ... More

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