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Bahrain's transnational Arab Spring: repression, oil and human rights activism.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Affairs. Jul2021, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p965-983. 19p. 1 Diagram.

Abstract:Studies of the Middle East following the Arab Spring have concluded that 'repression works', especially in the oil- and gas-rich countries of the Gulf. Drawing on primary materials collected during fieldwork trips to Bahrain, the United States and Brit...

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Accountability, denial and the future-proofing of British torture.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Affairs. May2020, Vol. 96 Issue 3, p691-709. 19p.

Abstract:When powerful liberal democratic states are found to be complicit in extreme violations of human rights, how do they respond and why do they respond as they do? Drawing on the example of the United Kingdom's complicity in torture since 9/11, this artic...

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Not enough: human rights in an unequal world.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Affairs. Mar2021, Vol. 97 Issue 2, p568-570. 3p.

Abstract:The relative impotence of human rights in the face of global poverty and inequality merits far greater attention than it has received in human rights practice, policy and scholarship. In particular, Moyn criticizes the willingness of the human rights m...

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Influencing the social impact of financial systems: alternative strategies.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Affairs. Mar2020, Vol. 96 Issue 2, p501-515. 15p.

Abstract:The social impact of the global financial crisis brought global and domestic financial systems into public focus. While over the last ten years governments have introduced a range of regulatory reforms, there are still low levels of public trust in fin...

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Brexit and the UN Security Council: declining British influence?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Affairs. Nov2019, Vol. 95 Issue 6, p1349-1368. 20p.

Abstract:The United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union has ramifications beyond the UK and the EU. This article analyses the impact of the Brexit referendum on the UK's political capital in the United Nations Security Council; a dimension of Brexit ...

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Close cousins in protection: the evolution of two norms.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Affairs. May2019, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p597-617. 21p.

Abstract:The Protection of Civilians (PoC) in peacekeeping and the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) populations from atrocity crimes are two norms that emerged at the turn of the new millennium with the aim of protecting vulnerable peoples from mass violence and...

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Displacement from gendered personhood: sexual violence and masculinities in northern Uganda.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Affairs. Sep2018, Vol. 94 Issue 5, p1101-1119. 19p.

Abstract:This article empirically deconstructs the gendered effects of sexual violence on male survivors' masculinities in northern Uganda. Throughout the growing literature on the topic, the effects of wartime gender-based violence against men are widely seen ...

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