Mobilizing for Human Rights

Mobilizing for Human Rights

This book demonstrates that the ratification of treaties generally leads to better human rights practices on average.

Author: Beth A. Simmons

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521885102

Category: Law

Page: 451

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Beth Simmons demonstrates through a combination of statistical analysis and case studies that the ratification of treaties generally leads to better human rights practices. She argues that international human rights law should get more practical and rhetorical support from the international community as a supplement to broader efforts to address conflict, development, and democratization.
Categories: Law

Mobilizing for Human Rights in Latin America

Mobilizing for Human Rights in Latin America

In the follow-up to his widely read The Struggle for Human Rights in Latin America, author Edward Cleary examines some of the robust human rights movements of the past two decades in Mobilizing for Human Rights in Latin America.

Author: Edward L. Cleary

Publisher: Kumarian Press

ISBN: 9781565492417

Category: History

Page: 155

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Advocates of the rights of women, indigenous groups, the landless, and street children have achieved notable gains, so much so that in 1999 "The New York Times" claimed that women have achieved more rights in Latin America than any other region. This work establishes a record of why, how, where, and when human rights reached this level.
Categories: History

The Politics of Love in Myanmar

The Politics of Love in Myanmar

Conceptualizing human rights practice as a way of life -- Forming the movement : founding emotions and social ties -- Transforming grievances : emotional fealty to human rights -- Building community : emotional bonds among activists -- ...

Author: Lynette J. Chua

Publisher:

ISBN: 1503602230

Category: Sexual minorities

Page: 207

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Conceptualizing human rights practice as a way of life -- Forming the movement : founding emotions and social ties -- Transforming grievances : emotional fealty to human rights -- Building community : emotional bonds among activists -- Faults, fault lines, and the complexities of agency
Categories: Sexual minorities

Mobilising International Law for Global Justice

Mobilising International Law for  Global Justice

Critically explores how international law is mobilised, by global and local actors, to achieve or block global justice efforts.

Author: Jeff Handmaker

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108497947

Category: History

Page: 262

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Critically explores how international law is mobilised, by global and local actors, to achieve or block global justice efforts.
Categories: History

Human Rights State Compliance and Social Change

Human Rights  State Compliance  and Social Change

By collecting innovative work from experts spanning international law, political science, sociology and human rights practice, this book critically examines the significance of this relatively new class of organizations.

Author: Ryan Goodman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139504225

Category: Political Science

Page:

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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 are also increasingly accepted as important participants in global and regional forums where international norms are produced. By collecting innovative work from experts spanning international law, political science, sociology and human rights practice, this book critically examines the significance of this relatively new class of organizations. It focuses, in particular, on the prospects of these institutions to effectuate state compliance and social change. Consideration is given to the role of NHRIs in delegitimizing – though sometimes legitimizing – governments' poor human rights records and in mobilizing – though sometimes demobilizing – civil society actors. The volume underscores the broader implications of such cross-cutting research for scholarship and practice in the fields of human rights and global affairs in general.
Categories: Political Science

International Law and International Relations

International Law and International Relations

This 2007 volume is intended to help readers understand the relationship between international law and international relations (IL/IR).

Author: Beth A. Simmons

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139462617

Category: Political Science

Page: 737

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This 2007 volume is intended to help readers understand the relationship between international law and international relations (IL/IR). As a testament to this dynamic area of inquiry, new research on IL/IR is now being published in a growing list of traditional law reviews and disciplinary journals. The excerpted articles in this volume, all of which were first published in International Organization, represent some of the most important research since serious social science scholarship began in this area more than twenty five years ago. They are important milestones toward making IL/IR a central concern of scholarly research in international affairs. The contributions cover some of the main topics of international affairs to provide readers with a range of theoretical perspectives, concepts, and heuristics that can be used to analyze the relationship between international law and international relations.
Categories: Political Science

Ordering The International

Ordering The International

The emphasis is on the power of the discourse of rights for mobilizing
subordinated people . In this social constructivist reading , which emphasizes the
power of discourse and ideas , the political power of rights does not follow from
court ...

Author: William Brown

Publisher: Pluto Press (UK)

ISBN: STANFORD:36105114142321

Category: Political Science

Page: 656

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Leading Marxist thinkers re-evaluate Trotsky's key theories -- an ideal introduction for students.
Categories: Political Science

Human Rights in the Maya Region

Human Rights in the Maya Region

build their lives and communities through local mobilizations for truth , justice ,
and human rights . ... human rights violations peaked at a horrific rate during La
Violencia , indigenous people are currently mobilizing human rights discourse
and ...

Author: Anonimo

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

ISBN: STANFORD:36105131677275

Category: History

Page: 377

View: 355

DIVInvestigation of human rights and anthropology's involvement with human rights in Mesoamerica, a region which has become one of a handful of testing grounds for this theme in the world./div
Categories: History

Human Rights in North Korea

Human Rights in North Korea

Physical Mobilization for Grain Production Settling on the institutional framework
equipped to generate few incentives to work , North Korea proceeded to increase
food production by means of directly mobilizing human and material resources .

Author: Sŏng-chʻŏl Chʻoe

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015037693614

Category: Human rights

Page: 322

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Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Categories: Human rights

Universal Human Rights

Universal Human Rights

Secondly , by mobilizing human rights constituencies around an avowedly
antiSoviet interpretation of the central global struggle , it tends to increase
international tensions , thereby contributing to an arms race mentality and quite
possibly ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B3875072

Category: Civil rights

Page:

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Categories: Civil rights

Journal of the National Human Rights Commission

Journal of the National Human Rights Commission

must continue to be made to draw the development and human rights
approaches and agendas closer together in a ... for claiming human rights
through judicial and other means; Mobilizing civil society-to ensure that the
MDGs are achieved in ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015066249247

Category: Human rights

Page:

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Categories: Human rights

Human Rights and Development

Human Rights and Development

Author: John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law Philip Alston

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 0199284628

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 551

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These essays address crucial aspects of the humans rights and development interface, including the economics of social rights land rights and women's empowerment; child labour and access to education; reform of legal and judicial systems; the human rights role of the private sector and building human rights into development planning.
Categories: Business & Economics

Development and Society

Development and Society

human rights standards , it would lead to the rapid improvement of the human
rights situation . ... The local government applying human rights sensitive
measures to all policies and local people mobilizing human rights initiatives are
also ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSD:31822039149166

Category: Korea

Page:

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Categories: Korea

Rural Development and Human Rights in South Asia

Rural Development and Human Rights in South Asia

The point simply is that there is space — political and social — for mobilizing
people for assertion of needs , especially basic material needs . And the
international human rights order , now culminating in this right to development ,
undoubtedly ...

Author: Human Rights Institute, Lucknow

Publisher: Lucknow, India : Published jointly by International Commission of Jurists, Geneva, Switzerland [and] Human Rights Institute

ISBN: UCAL:B3792966

Category: Agriculture and state

Page: 280

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Professionals can play in helping to provide them.
Categories: Agriculture and state

Religion and Human Rights

Religion and Human Rights

In this context , political parties used the most logical way of mobilizing people :
along ethnic lines . ... 888 Julie Mertus , Esq . , Counsel , Human Rights Watch /
Helsinki Just as women are visibly invisible in the discourse of nationalism , it ...

Author: Project on Religion and Human Rights

Publisher: Human Rights Watch

ISBN: UVA:X002596088

Category: Cultural relativism

Page: 123

View: 170

Categories: Cultural relativism

Human Rights in Developing Countries

Human Rights in Developing Countries

Local authorities are not elected by the people . The party in effect took over local
administration , but is not very effective in mobilizing people at the local level , as
we have seen . Economic and Social Rights The Right to Food and Health 124.

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105120237669

Category: Civil rights

Page:

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Categories: Civil rights

International Human Rights Reports

International Human Rights Reports

He had been responsible for mobilizing people at the airport in connection with
all travel undertaken by President Mobutu . Consequently he was well known ,
particularly in Kinshasa . That was the reason for his continuing fear that he
would ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105062190702

Category: Civil rights

Page:

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Categories: Civil rights

Human Rights from the Dalit Perspective

Human Rights from the Dalit Perspective

to the audacious vision of those who drafted the Universal Declaration of Human
Rights . " 40 Dr . Jonas ... This can be achieved only by educating people at grass
roots communities and mobilizing people to bring the desired results . Sharing ...

Author: Henry Thiagaraj

Publisher: Gyan Books

ISBN: UOM:39015081824982

Category: Dalits

Page: 382

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Human Rights from the Dalit Perspective portrays the efforts taken to bring the Dalit Discrimination issues under the purview of Human Rights since 1985. India has played a leading role in the United Nations Human Rights Commission activities and meetings and for the abolition of Human Rights paradigm is therefore appropriate and relevant to deal with Dalit discrimination issues to end the violence based on caste discrimination, which is confronting our people. In order to make India truly a progressive nation in the world and to achieve the goal of the new millennium of discrimination. The collection of articles on Human Rights for Dalits will be good source material for both the academia and the activists.
Categories: Dalits