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Cultures, Citizenship and Human Rights

Cultures, Citizenship and Human Rights

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Abstract: In Cultures, Citizenship and Human Rights the combined analytical efforts of the fields of human rights law, conflict studies, anthropology, history, media studies, gender studies, and critical race and postcolonial studies raise a comprehensive unders...

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Justice and Human Rights in the African Imagination : We, Too, Are Humans

Justice and Human Rights in the African Imagination : We, Too, Are Humans

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Abstract: Justice and Human Rights in the African Imagination is an interdisciplinary reading of justice in literary texts and memoirs, films, and social anthropological texts in postcolonial Africa. Inspired by Nelson Mandela and South Africa's robust achieveme...

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Archives and Human Rights

Archives and Human Rights

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Abstract: Why and how can records serve as evidence of human rights violations, in particular crimes against humanity, and help the fight against impunity? Archives and Human Rights shows the close relationship between archives and human rights and discusses the...

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Der Fall Colonia Dignidad : Zum Umgang bundesdeutscher Außenpolitik und Justiz mit Menschenrechtsverletzungen 1961-2020

Der Fall Colonia Dignidad : Zum Umgang bundesdeutscher Außenpolitik und Justiz mit Menschenrechtsverletzungen 1961-2020

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Abstract: Der Fall Colonia Dignidad ist eines der dunkelsten Kapitel der bundesdeutschen Geschichte und bis heute in großen Teilen nicht aufgearbeitet. In der von deutschen Staatsbürgern in Chile gegründeten Siedlung wurde zwischen 1961 und 2005 missbraucht, mis...

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Biopolitics and Historic Justice : Coming to Terms with the Injuries of Normality

Biopolitics and Historic Justice : Coming to Terms with the Injuries of Normality

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Abstract: Human rights violations linked to norms of health, fitness, and social usefulness have long been overlooked by Historic Justice Studies. Kathrin Braun introduces the concept of »injuries of normality« to capture the specifics of this type of human righ...

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Actualizing Human Rights : Global Inequality, Future People, and Motivation

Actualizing Human Rights : Global Inequality, Future People, and Motivation

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Abstract: This book argues that ultimately human rights can be actualized, in two senses. By answering important challenges to them, the real-world relevance of human rights can be brought out; and people worldwide can be motivated as needed for realizing human ...

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Timor-Leste's Bill of Rights : A Preliminary History

Timor-Leste's Bill of Rights : A Preliminary History

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Abstract: The Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste of 2002 contains over 40 human rights provisions in its Bill of Rights. In addition to providing an overview of the process leading up to the adoption of the Constitution, this book brings toge...

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Gender and the Genocide in Rwanda : Women As Rescuers and Perpetrators

Gender and the Genocide in Rwanda : Women As Rescuers and Perpetrators

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Abstract: This book examines the mobilization, role, and trajectory of women rescuers and perpetrators during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. While much has been written about the victimization of women during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, very little has been said ...

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Weaving Solidarity : Decolonial Perspectives on Transnational Advocacy of and with the Mapuche

Weaving Solidarity : Decolonial Perspectives on Transnational Advocacy of and with the Mapuche

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Abstract: In the Global South, Indigenous and Native people continue to live under colonial relations within formally independent nation-states. Sebastian Garbe offers a critical perspective on contemporary expressions of international solidarity and transnation...

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Torture, Humiliate, Kill : Inside the Bosnian Serb Camp System

Torture, Humiliate, Kill : Inside the Bosnian Serb Camp System

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Abstract: Half a century after the Holocaust, on European soil, Bosnian Serbs orchestrated a system of concentration camps where they subjected their Bosniak Muslim and Bosnian Croat neighbors to torture, abuse, and killing. Foreign journalists exposed the horro...

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