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Contemporary Sources of Human Rights Violations  

Mahmood Monshipouri

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Subject:
Human Rights
Given the systematic threats facing humanity, there is an urgent need for new thinking about the human rights project. The most prevalent form of global abuse exists in the form of ... More

Domestic Application of International Human Rights Norms and Universal Jurisdiction  

Ronald C. Slye

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Subject:
Human Rights
Domestic courts play an important role in the adjudication of international law, including international human rights law. The relationship between international and domestic law has often ... More

Economic and Social Rights  

William F. Felice

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Subject:
Human Rights
Economic rights refer to the right to property, the right to work, and the right to social security. Social rights are those entitlements necessary for an adequate standard of living, ... More

Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights  

Henry F. Carey

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Human Rights
Economic, social, and cultural rights (ESCRs) emerged in the twentieth century as the set of “second-generation” rights after civil and political rights (CPRs). ESCRs represent the ... More

Feminist Perspectives on Human Rights  

Laura Parisi

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Feminism has provided some new perspectives to the discourse on human rights over the years. Contemporary feminist scholarship has sought to critique the liberalism on which the conception ... 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
Subject:
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

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

Global Distributive Justice  

Kevin K W Ip

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Nov 2017
Subject:
Human Rights
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 ... More

Global Indigenous Rights and Responses  

Pat Lauderdale and Nicholas D. Natividad

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Subject:
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

Globalization and Human Rights  

Tony Evans

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Subject:
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

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