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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

Publication Type:eBook

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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Affective Mobilizations: Pinkwashing and Racialized Homophobia in Out There .

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of homosexuality [J Homosex] 2021 Apr 16; Vol. 68 (5), pp. 849-871. Date of Electronic Publication: 2019 Sep 18.

Abstract:This paper focuses on the affective economies which materialize around race, sexuality and queerness in the British context to enable the production and mobilization of an exceptionalist discourse of gay-friendly and post-homophobic Britain (i.e., pink...

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Knowing Through Human Rights Films.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Human Rights Quarterly. Feb2022, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p1-18. 18p.

Abstract:Film is an increasingly important medium for communicating knowledge about human rights, and human rights film festivals are growing in number and scope. How do feature-length films produce knowledge about human rights? The analysis here is based on cl...

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Rolling out the "krip hop army": depictions of disabled solidarity and resistance in Kounterclockwise's Whip.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disability & Society. Feb2022, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p320-337. 18p.

Abstract:People with disabilities working together to overcome oppression is a common theme in depictions of disabled people, featuring in works including the films Freaks and X-Men and the song Spasticus Autisticus. Indeed, collaboration between people with di...

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Medical care and social justice in the jungles of Myanmar.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Lancet (London, England) [Lancet] 2016 Nov 12; Vol. 388 (10058), pp. 2345-2347.

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Edith + Eddie.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Gerontologist [Gerontologist] 2018 Jul 13; Vol. 58 (4), pp. 791-792.

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Changing cultural attitudes towards female genital cutting.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Nature [Nature] 2016 Oct 27; Vol. 538 (7626), pp. 506-509. Date of Electronic Publication: 2016 Oct 12.

Abstract:As globalization brings people with incompatible attitudes into contact, cultural conflicts inevitably arise. Little is known about how to mitigate conflict and about how the conflicts that occur can shape the cultural evolution of the groups involved....

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Toward autonomy in love and work: situating the film "Yo, también" within the political project of disability studies.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Hispania (Madrid, Spain : 1940) [Hispania] 2011; Vol. 94 (1), pp. 1-12.

Abstract:This essay looks at the representation of disability in the recent Spanish film "Yo, también" through the lens of disability studies, understood as a political project. The film's portrayal of a character who is, like the actor who plays him, Europe's ...

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A transgender love story in the shadows of Uganda.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Lancet (London, England) [Lancet] 2016 Nov 05; Vol. 388 (10057), pp. 2229. Date of Electronic Publication: 2016 Oct 31.

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Cine argentino post-dictadura: su recuperación del pasado como creación simbólica del futuro.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):A Contracorriente. Fall2016, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p102-124. 23p.

Abstract:The article focuses on Argentine cinema and links between human rights and cinema. It comments on the impact authoritarian government had on low-income salaries, debt, and human rights, and the introduction of the military into every sphere of social l...

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