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Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention

Law and Practice in the Field

by Elizabeth M. Bruch

<p>Human rights, peacekeeping, and humanitarian intervention have emerged in the past decades as important components of international law and practice. Adopting a methodology of Institutional Ethnography informed by Actor-Network Theory, this ...

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Human Rights and Legal Judgments

The American Story

by Austin Sarat

<p>Human rights can be defined as the basic fundamental rights inherent to all human beings in any society. How these rights are made available and protected in individual countries is an area of much study and debate. Focusing on the ...

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Human Rights and Religion in Educational Contexts

by Manfred L. Pirner, Johannes Lähnemann & Heiner Bielefeldt

<p>What is the role of religion(s) in a human rights culture and in human rights education?</p> <p>How do human rights and religion relate in the context of public education?</p> <p>And what can religious education at public schools contribute

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Human Rights and Social Work

Towards Rights-Based Practice

by Jim Ife

<p>Now in its third edition, Human Rights and Social Work explores how the principles of human rights inform contemporary social work practice. Jim Ife considers the implications of social work's traditional Enlightenment heritage and the ...

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Human Rights and the Dark Side of Globalisation

Transnational law enforcement and migration control

by Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen & Jens Vedsted-Hansen

<p>This edited volume examines the continued viability of international human rights law in the context of growing transnational law enforcement. With states increasingly making use of global governance modes, core exercises of public authority ...

ISBN: 9781315408248

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Human Rights and the Ethics of Globalization

by Daniel E. Lee & Elizabeth J. Lee

<p>Human Rights and the Ethics of Globalization provides a balanced, thoughtful discussion of the globalization of the economy and the ethical considerations inherent in the many changes it has prompted. The book's introduction maps out the ...

ISBN: 9780511850899

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Human Rights and the Reinvention of Freedom

by Nick Stevenson

<p>This volume seeks to propose a reinvention of freedom under contemporary conditions of globalization, cross-border mobility, and neo-liberal dominance. There are currently two predominant myths circulating about freedom. The first is that in ...

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Human Rights and the United Kingdom Supreme Court

by Brice Dickson

<p>How does the UK Supreme Court approach human rights law? This book presents the first comprehensive overview of the human rights jurisprudence of the Court, analysing the opinions expressed by the current Justices and their predecessors, both

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Human Rights and the Universal Periodic Review

Rituals and Ritualism

by Hilary Charlesworth & Emma Larking

<p>The Universal Periodic Review is an intriguing and ambitious development in human rights monitoring which breaks new ground by engaging all 193 members of the United Nations. This book provides the first sustained analysis of the Review and ...

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Human Rights and Universal Child Primary Education

by Fait Muedini

This book examines the progress toward universal child primary education, and the obstacles that remain. Fait Muedini describes the current state of child primary education, the international laws that support the right to free childhood ...

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Human Rights as Political Imaginary

by José Julián López

<p>In this book, López proposes the ‘political imaginary’* *model as a tool to better understand what human rights are in practice, and what they might, or might not, be able to achieve. Human rights are conceptualised as assemblages of ...

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Human Rights as Social Construction

by Benjamin Gregg

<p>Most conceptions of human rights rely on metaphysical or theological assumptions that construe them as possible only as something imposed from outside existing communities. Most people, in other words, presume that human rights come from ...

ISBN: 9781139210096

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Human Rights Education

Theory, Research, Praxis

by Nancy Flowers

<p>Over the past seven decades, human rights education has blossomed into a global movement. A field of scholarship that utilizes teaching and learning processes, human rights education addresses basic rights and broadens the respect for the ...

ISBN: 9780812293890

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Human Rights Encounter Legal Pluralism

by Corradi edited by Mark Goodale

This collection of essays interrogates how human rights law and practice acquire meaning in relation to legal pluralism, ie, the co-existence of more than one regulatory order in a same social field. As a social phenomenon, legal pluralism ...

ISBN: 9781849467612

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Human Rights Encounter Legal Pluralism

Normative and Empirical Approaches

by Mark Goodale, Dr Giselle Corradi & Professor Eva Brems

<p>This collection of essays interrogates how human rights law and practice acquire meaning in relation to legal pluralism, ie, the co-existence of more than one regulatory order in a same social field. As a social phenomenon, legal pluralism ...

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Human Rights from Below

Achieving Rights through Community Development

by Jim Ife

<p>In Human Rights from Below, Jim Ife shows how human rights and community development are problematic terms but powerful ideals, and that each is essential for understanding and practising the other. Ife contests that practitioners - ...

ISBN: 9780511849527

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Human Rights Futures

by Stephen Hopgood, Jack Snyder & Leslie Vinjamuri

<p>For the first time in one collected volume, mainstream and critical human rights scholars together examine the empirical and normative debates around the future of human rights. They ask what makes human rights effective, what strategies will

ISBN: 9781108148061

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Human Rights in Africa

by Bonny Ibhawoh

<p>Human rights have a deep and tumultuous history that culminates in the age of rights we live in today, but where does Africa's story fit in with this global history? Here, Bonny Ibhawoh maps this story and offers a comprehensive and ...

ISBN: 9781108340243

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Human Rights in Canada

A History

by Dominique Clément

<p>This book shows how human rights became the primary language for social change in Canada and how a single decade became the locus for that emergence. The author argues that the 1970s was a critical moment in human rights history—one that ...

ISBN: 9781771121651

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Human Rights in Emergencies

by Evan J. Criddle

<p>Public emergencies such as civil wars, natural disasters, and economic crises test the theoretical and practical commitments of international human rights law. During national crises, international law permits states to suspend many human ...

ISBN: 9781316687420

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