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Imagining Human Rights

Imagining Human Rights

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Abstract:Why is it that human rights are considered inviolable norms of justice at local and global scales although the number of their violations has steadily increased in modern history? On the surface, this paradox seems to be reducible to a straightforward ...

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Healthcare As a Universal Human Right : Sustainability in Global Health

Healthcare As a Universal Human Right : Sustainability in Global Health

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Abstract:This important book outlines how, despite varying levels of global socio-economic development, governments around the world can guarantee their citizens'fundamental right to basic healthcare. Grounded in the philosophical position that healthcare is an...

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The Subject(s) of Human Rights : Crises, Violations, and Asian/American Critique

The Subject(s) of Human Rights : Crises, Violations, and Asian/American Critique

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Abstract:Human rights violations have always been part of Asian American studies. From Chinese immigration restrictions, the incarceration of Japanese Americans, yellow peril characterizations, and recent acts of deportation and Islamophobia, Asian Americans ha...

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Food Riots, Food Rights and the Politics of Provisions

Food Riots, Food Rights and the Politics of Provisions

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Abstract:Thousands of people in dozens of countries took to the streets when world food prices spiked in 2008 and 2011. What does the persistence of popular mobilization around food tell us about the politics of subsistence in an era of integrated food markets ...

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Human and International Security in India

Human and International Security in India

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Abstract:With its common colonial experience, an overarching cultural unity despite apparent diversities, and issues of nation-building cutting across national frontiers, South Asia offers a critical site on which to develop a discourse on regional security tha...

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Citizenship in Question : Evidentiary Birthright and Statelessness

Citizenship in Question : Evidentiary Birthright and Statelessness

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Abstract:Citizenship is often assumed to be a clear-cut issue—either one has it or one does not. However, as the contributors to Citizenship in Question demonstrate, citizenship is not self-evident; it emerges from often obscure written records and is interpret...

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The Humanist Imperative in South Africa

The Humanist Imperative in South Africa

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Abstract:This book is an outcome of the conversation that occurred during the five days of intense discussion at two symposia initiated by the “New Humanism Project”. The struggle for a more humane society is both local and universal, and increasingly these are...

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Refugee Journeys : Histories of Resettlement, Representation and Resistance

Refugee Journeys : Histories of Resettlement, Representation and Resistance

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Abstract:Refugee Journeys presents stories of how governments, the public and the media have responded to the arrival of people seeking asylum, and how these responses have impacted refugees and their lives. Mostly covering the period from 1970 to the present, ...

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Gilded Age : Made in China Yearbook 2017

Gilded Age : Made in China Yearbook 2017

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Abstract:According to the Chinese zodiac, 2017 was the year of the'fire rooster', an animal often associated with the mythical fenghuang, a magnificently beautiful bird whose appearance is believed to mark the beginning of a new era of peaceful flourishing. Con...

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Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare : Challenges for the Social Work Profession

Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare : Challenges for the Social Work Profession

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Abstract:The underlying frame of social work is the nation state, and it is from within the state that welfare strategies and social policies are devised and implemented. However, post-colonialism, globalisation, migration and the associated implications for hu...

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