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Human Rights Transformation in Practice

by Tine Destrooper & Sally Engle Merry

<p>Human rights are increasingly described as being in crisis. But are human rights really on the verge of disappearing? <em>Human Rights Transformation in Practice</em> argues that it is certainly the case that human rights organizations in ...

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Human Rights under State-Enforced Religious Family Laws in Israel, Egypt and India

by Yüksel Sezgin

<p>About one-third of the world's population currently lives under pluri-legal systems where governments hold individuals subject to the purview of ethno-religious rather than national norms in respect to family law. How does the ...

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Human Rights, Corporate Complicity and Disinvestment

by Andreas Follesdal, Ola Mestad & Professor Gro Nystuen

<p>How can businesses and their shareholders avoid moral and legal complicity in human rights violations? This central and contemporary issue in the field of ethics, politics and law is of concern to intergovernmental organizations such as the ...

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Human Rights, Disability, and Capabilities

by Christopher A. Riddle

<p>This book presents the argument that health has special moral importance because of the disadvantage one suffers when subjected to impairment or disabling barriers. Christopher A. Riddle asserts that ill health and the presence of disabling ...

ISBN: 9781137599933

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Human Rights, Legitimacy, and the Use of Force

by Allen Buchanan

<p>The thirteen essays by Allen Buchanan collected here are arranged in such a way as to make evident their thematic interconnections: the important and hitherto unappreciated relationships among the nature and grounding of human rights, the ...

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Human Rights, State Compliance, and Social Change

Assessing National Human Rights Institutions

by Ryan Goodman & Thomas Pegram

<p>National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) – human rights commissions and ombudsmen – have gained recognition as a possible missing link in the transmission and implementation of international human rights norms at the domestic level. They ...

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Human Rights-Based Approaches to Clinical Social Work

by S. Megan Berthold

<p>This groundbreaking Brief brings a rights-based perspective to social work as opposed to the charity- and needs-based formats traditional to the field. Core principles for effective practice are discussed in the context of global human rights

ISBN: 9783319085609

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Human Rights-Based Community Practice in the United States

by Scott Harding & Kathryn R. Libal

<p>A transformative model for community social work rooted in basic social and economic rights is the basis of this timely Brief. With specific chapters spotlighting the rights to health care, nutritious food, and adequate and affordable ...

ISBN: 9783319082103

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Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction

by Andrew Clapham

<p>Today it is usually not long before a problem gets expressed as a human rights issue. Indeed, human rights law continues to gain increasing attention internationally, and must move quickly in order to keep up with a social world that changes ...

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Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction

by Andrew Clapham

Today it is usually not long before a problem gets expressed as a human rights issue. An appeal to human rights in the face of injustice can be a heartfelt and morally justified demand for some, while for others it remains merely an empty ...

ISBN: 9780191578595

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Human Subjects Research after the Holocaust

by Sheldon Rubenfeld & Susan Benedict

<p>“An engaging, compelling and disturbing confrontation with evil …a book that will be transformative in its call for individual and collective moral responsibility.&quot; – Michael A. Grodin, M.D., Professor and Director, Project on Medicine ...

ISBN: 9783319057026

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Human Thriving and the Law

by Charles Foster & Jonathan Herring

<p>The idea of the Good Life – of what constitutes human thriving, is, implicitly, the foundation and justification of the law. The law exists to hold societies together; to hold in tension the rights of individuals as against individuals, the ...

ISBN: 9783030011352

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Human Trafficking

A Global Perspective

by Louise Shelley

<p>This book examines all forms of human trafficking globally, revealing the operations of the trafficking business and the nature of the traffickers themselves. Using a historical and comparative perspective, it demonstrates that there is more ...

ISBN: 9780511850462

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Humanitarian Intervention and the AU-ECOWAS Intervention Treaties Under International Law

Towards a Theory of Regional Responsibility to Protect

by John-Mark Iyi

<p>The book reconciles the conflicts and legal ambiguities between African Union and ECOWAS law on the use of force on the one hand, and the UN Charter and international law on the other hand. In view of questions relating to African Union and ...

ISBN: 9783319236247

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Humanitarian Invasion

Global Development in Cold War Afghanistan

by Timothy Nunan

<p>Humanitarian Invasion is the first book of its kind: a ground-level inside account of what development and humanitarianism meant for Afghanistan, a country touched by international aid like no other. Relying on Soviet, Western, and NGO ...

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Humanitarian Photography

A History

by Heide Fehrenbach & Davide Rodogno

<p>For well over a century, humanitarians and their organizations have used photographic imagery and the latest media technologies to raise public awareness and funds to alleviate human suffering. This volume examines the historical evolution of

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Humanity at Sea

Maritime Migration and the Foundations of International Law

by Itamar Mann

<p>This interdisciplinary study engages law, history, and political theory in a first attempt to crystallize the lessons the global 'refugee crisis' can teach us about the nature of international law. It connects the dots between the actions of ...

ISBN: 9781316784334

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Humans on the Run

Of Exiles and Asylum

by Kumar M. Tiku

<p>In fleeing sometimes there is freedom, sometimes safety, sometimes sheer survival. Twenty-five individuals in flight, long disconnected from the certitudes of a settled, anchored existence. They map their journeys when moving to the next ...

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I Am Not Your Negro

by James Baldwin & Raoul Peck

<p><strong>The New York Times bestseller based on the Oscar nominated documentary film</strong></p> <p>In June 1979, the writer and civil rights activist James Baldwin embarked on a project to tell the story of America through the lives of ...

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I Hope I Don't Intrude

Privacy and its Dilemmas in Nineteenth-Century Britain

by David Vincent

<p>'I Hope I Don't Intrude' takes its title from the catch-phrase of the eponymous hero of the 1825 play Paul Pry, which was an immense success on the London stage and then rapidly in New York and around the English-speaking world. It tackles ...

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