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The Writer and Human Rights

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ISBN 10 : UOM:39015014293685
Pages : 294 pages
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The Human Rights Handbook

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ISBN 10 : 9781349160488
Pages : 299 pages
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Philosophy of Human Rights

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ISBN 10 : 9781317661023
Pages : 260 pages
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Human Rights and Social Justice

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ISBN 10 : 9781483387192
Pages : 472 pages
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Human Rights in Iran

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ISBN 10 : 9780812201055
Pages : 440 pages
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Download Human Rights in Iran PDF Format Full Free by Reza Afshari and published by University of Pennsylvania Press. This book was released on 2011-06-07 with total page 440 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title Are the principles set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights truly universal? Or, as some have argued, are they derived exclusively from Western philosophic traditions and therefore irrelevant to many non-Western cultures? Should a state's claims to indigenous traditions, and not international covenants, determine the scope of rights granted to its citizens? In his strong defense of the Declaration, Reza Afshari contends that the moral vision embodied in this and other agreements is a proper response to the abuses of the modern state. Asserting that the most serious violations of human rights by state rulers are motivated by political and economic factors rather than the purported concern for cultural authenticity, Afshari examines one particular state that has claimed cultural exception to the universality of human rights, the Islamic Republic of Iran. In his revealing case study, Afshari investigates how Islamic culture and Iranian politics since the fall of the Shah have affected human rights policy in that state. He exposes the human rights violations committed by ruling clerics in Iran since the Revolution, showing that Iran has behaved remarkably like other authoritarian governments in its human rights abuses. For more than two decades, Iran has systematically jailed, tortured, and executed dissidents without due process of law and assassinated political opponents outside state borders. Furthermore, like other oppressive states, Iran has regularly denied and countered the charges made by United Nations human rights monitors, defending its acts as authentic cultural practices. Throughout his study, Afshari addresses Iran's claims of cultural relativism, a controversial thesis in the intense ongoing debate over the universality of human rights. In prison memoirs he uncovers the actual human rights abuses committed by the Islamic Republic and the sociopolitical conditions that cause or permit them. Finally, Afshari turns to little-read UN reports that reveal that the dynamics of power between UN human rights monitors and Iranian leaders have proven ineffective at enforcing human rights policy in Iran. Critically analyzing the state's responses, Afshari shows that the Islamic Republic, like other oppressive states, has regularly denied and countered the charges made by UN human rights monitors, and when denials were patently implausible, it defended its acts as authentic cultural practices. This defense is equally unconvincing, since it lacked domestic cultural consensus.

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Human Rights in the Americas

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ISBN 10 : 9781000359732
Pages : 334 pages
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Human Rights in Asia

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ISBN 10 : 9780230615496
Pages : 254 pages
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Download Human Rights in Asia PDF Format Full Free by D. Kingsbury and published by Springer. This book was released on 2008-09-29 with total page 254 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book offers a critical reassessment of the 'Asian values' debate, which dominated the human rights discourse in the late 1990s, and a reappraisal of the human rights situation in Asia since then. The chapters in this book contextualize the debate and examine in what ways the issues raised then continue to trouble Asian societies.

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Israel Yearbook on Human Rights, Volume 12 (1982)

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Publisher : BRILL
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ISBN 10 : 9789004422933
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The Asian Yearbook of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

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ISBN 10 : 9789004346888
Pages : 522 pages
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Download The Asian Yearbook of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law PDF Format Full Free by and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2018-08-23 with total page 522 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Asian Yearbook of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law aims to publish peer-reviewed scholarly articles and reviews as well as significant developments in human rights and humanitarian law. It examines international human rights and humanitarian law with a global reach, though its particular focus is on the Asian region. The focused theme of Volume 2 is Islamic Law and its Implementation in Asia and the Middle East.

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Myth of Universal Human Rights

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ISBN 10 : 9781317255789
Pages : 320 pages
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Download Myth of Universal Human Rights PDF Format Full Free by David N. Stamos and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2015-11-17 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In this groundbreaking and provocative new book, philosopher of science David N. Stamos challenges the current conceptions of human rights, and argues that the existence of universal human rights is a modern myth. Using an evolutionary analysis to support his claims, Stamos traces the origin of the myth from the English Levellers of 1640s London to our modern day. Theoretical defenses of the belief in human rights are critically examined, including defenses of nonconsensus concepts. In the final chapter Stamos develops a method of naturalized normative ethics, which he then applies to topics routinely dealt with in terms of human rights. In all of this Stamos hopes to show that there is a better way of dealing with matters of ethics and justice, a way that involves applying the whole of our evolved moral being, rather than only parts of it, and that is fiction-free.

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African Migration, Human Rights and Literature

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ISBN 10 : 9781509938360
Pages : 376 pages
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Download African Migration, Human Rights and Literature PDF Format Full Free by Fareda Banda and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2020-12-24 with total page 376 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This innovative book looks at the topic of migration through the prism of law and literature. The author uses a rich mix of novels, short stories, literary realism, human rights and comparative literature to explore the experiences of African migrants and asylum seekers. The book is divided into two. Part one is conceptual and focuses on art activism and the myriad ways in which people have sought to 'write justice.' Using Mazrui's diasporas of slavery and colonialism, it then considers histories of migration across the centuries before honing in on the recent anti-migration policies of western states. Achiume is used to show how these histories of imposition and exploitation create a bond which bestows on Africans a “status as co-sovereigns of the First World through citizenship.” The many fictional examples of the schemes used to gain entry are set against the formal legal processes. Attention is paid to life post-arrival which for asylum seekers may include periods in detention. The impact of the increased hostility of receiving states is examined in light of their human rights obligations. Consideration is paid to how Africans navigate their post-migration lives which includes reconciling themselves to status fracture-taking on jobs for which they are over-qualified, while simultaneously dealing with the resentment borne of status threat on the part of the citizenry. Part two moves from the general to consider the intersections of gender and status focusing on women, LGBTI individuals and children. Focusing on their human rights and the fictional literature, chapter four looks at women who have been trafficked as well as domestic workers and hotel maids while chapter five is on LGBTI people whose legal and literary stories are only now being told. The final substantive chapter considers the experiences of children who may arrive as unaccompanied minors. Using a mixture of poetry and first person accounts, the chapter examines the post-arrival lives of children, some of whom may be citizens but who are continually made to feel like outsiders. The conclusion follows, starting with two stories about walls by Hadero and Lanchester which are used to illustrate the themes discussed in the book. Few African lawyers write about literature and few books and articles in Western law and literature look at books by or about Africans, so a book that engages with both is long overdue. This book provides fascinating reading for academics, students of law, literature, gender and migration studies, and indeed the general public.

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The Evolution of the European Convention on Human Rights

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Publisher : Oxford University Press
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ISBN 10 : 9780199207992
Pages : 571 pages
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Download The Evolution of the European Convention on Human Rights PDF Format Full Free by Ed Bates and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2010-12-23 with total page 571 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: On 4 November 2010 the European Convention on Human Rights Celebrated its sixtieth anniversary. It has undergone a spectacular evolution since its creation in 1950. In recent times the European Court of Human Rights has been compared to a quasi-constitutional court for Europe in the field of human rights, and for some time the Convention has been viewed as a European Bill of Rights. The `coming of age' of the ECHR system in the late 1990s was marked by the entry into force of Protocol 11, creating a new, full-time Court. By contrast, those who first proposed a European human rights guarantee were driven by an ambition to put a place in collective pact to prevent the re-emergence of totalitarianism in `free' Europe. They were motivated by the memory of World War Two and the protection of human rights was seen in that light. When the Convention was opened for signature in 1950 it was viewed by many with scepticism and disappointment. The Convention system took many years to get established. In the mid-1960s doubts were expressed as to whether the Court had a future, and in the 1970s the Convention system of control faced a number of serious challenges. This book mainly focuses on the story of the evolution of the Convention during its first fifty years (up to 1998), although there is also a final chapter on the post-1998 situation. It reflects on the Convention's origins and charts the slow progress that it made during the 1950s and 1960s, before, in the late 1970s, the European Court of Human Rights delivered a series of landmark judgments which proved to be the foundation stones for the European Bill of Rights that we know today.

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Human Rights in Thick and Thin Societies

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Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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ISBN 10 : 9781108471213
Pages : 250 pages
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Download Human Rights in Thick and Thin Societies PDF Format Full Free by Seth D. Kaplan and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2018-08-16 with total page 250 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Introduces the idea of a flexible approach to the human rights movement that returns to basics in an increasingly diverse and multipolar world.

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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

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A United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

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Publisher : Springer
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ISBN 10 : 9789401188005
Pages : 186 pages
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Download A United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights PDF Format Full Free by Roger Stenson Clark and published by Springer. This book was released on 2013-12-01 with total page 186 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: prospects of the High Commissioner proposal with careful scholarship and shrewd judgment. Mr. Clark wrote the first draft of this book under my supervision for the degree of Doctor of the Science of Law at Columbia Law School before returning to take up his career as a law teacher in his native New Zealand. I am delighted that his work, in this improved and updated version, is now being published. It fills a real need, since it is the first book on this important subject. On this occasion it might be appropriate to add a few comments on the history of the High Commissioner proposal. As Mr. Clark indicates, I had something to do with its "revival" in the United States Government during the closing months of the Kennedy Administration. A few details as to how this "revival" took place may perhaps be useful to students of international relations and international organization.

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Doing the Rights Thing

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ISBN 10 : 9781863654234
Pages : 60 pages
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Download Doing the Rights Thing PDF Format Full Free by Damien Spry and published by UTS ePRESS. This book was released on 2008-01-01 with total page 60 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book is about the current state of human rights and the advocacy campaigns to end various abuses to these rights. It challenges views that give authority exclusively to the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and reductionist views that take the subsequently framed body of international human rights law as sacrosanct suggesting this this is an incomplete and therefore insufficient view of human rights; that the struggle for human rights exists in historical, political and cultural contexts that may variously challenge or lend support to perspectives on human rights. The author presents three accounts to argue the case: a brief historical overview of human rights; a close reading of a key human rights organisation; and accounts from a recent human rights campaign in Australia. These examples suggest that smaller, nimbler campaign organisations, focused on concrete human rights outcomes, can strategically and successfully employ discourses that are designed to fit with the local political and cultural settings.

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Human Rights

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ISBN 10 : 9781317873976
Pages : 460 pages
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Download Human Rights PDF Format Full Free by Darren O'Byrne and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2014-06-06 with total page 460 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Human Rights: An Introduction is an important text that provides a comprehensive overview of human rights and related issues from a social science perspective. First, this book does more than discuss theory, it uses case studies and personal testimonies in the debate. Human rights as an area of academic interest cannot be easily divorced from human rights struggles and the reality of contemporary conditions. Second, the book is aimed at what is an emerging and growing cross-disciplinary field of study. Human rights issues are increasingly coming to the fore in a number of academic debates. Whereas the study of human rights has traditionally been included in departments of law, international relations and philosophy, a number of courses are now being set up in departments of sociology and anthropology. Consequently, there is an increasing need to bring these disparate approaches together.