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US Counterterrorism and the Human Rights of Foreigners Abroad : Putting the Gloves Back On?

US Counterterrorism and the Human Rights of Foreigners Abroad : Putting the Gloves Back On?

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Abstract:This book examines why the United States has introduced safeguards that are designed to prevent their counterterrorism policies from causing harm to non-US citizens beyond US territory. It investigates what made US policymakers take steps to'put the gl...

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The Problem of Enforcement in International Law : Countermeasures, the Non-Injured State and the Idea of International Community

The Problem of Enforcement in International Law : Countermeasures, the Non-Injured State and the Idea of International Community

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Abstract:This book explores the contentious topic of how collective and community issues should be protected and enforced in international law. Elena Katselli Proukaki takes a detailed look at the issue of third-State countermeasures, and considers the work the...

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S HUMAN RIGHTS: UNITED STATES STALLING PROGRESS FROM CEDAW INTO CIL.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Wayne Law Review; Spring2016, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p691-718, 28p

Abstract:The article focuses on the ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women by the U.S. that would raise public awareness and concern about gender inequality and encourage tenets of women's rights to be acc...

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Religion, Law and Security in Africa

Religion, Law and Security in Africa

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Abstract:Security is a key topic of our time. But how do we understand it? Do law and religion take different views of it? In this volume, radicalisation, terrorism, blasphemy, hate speech, religious freedom and just war theories rub shoulders with issues of wi...

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Towards the Ethics of a Green Future : The Theory and Practice of Human Rights for Future People

Towards the Ethics of a Green Future : The Theory and Practice of Human Rights for Future People

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Abstract:What are our obligations towards future generations who stand to be harmed by the impact of today's environmental crises? This book explores ecological sustainability as a human rights issue and examines what our long-term responsibilities might be. Th...

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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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The Transgender Exigency : Defining Sex and Gender in the 21st Century

The Transgender Exigency : Defining Sex and Gender in the 21st Century

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Abstract:At no other point in human history have the definitions of'woman'and'man,''male'and'female,''masculine'and'feminine,'been more contentious than now. This book advances a pragmatic approach to the act of defining that acknowledges the important ethical ...

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Sacred Men : Law, Torture, and Retribution in Guam

Sacred Men : Law, Torture, and Retribution in Guam

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Abstract:Between 1944 and 1949 the United States Navy held a war crimes tribunal that tried Japanese nationals and members of Guam's indigenous Chamorro population who had worked for Japan's military government. In Sacred Men Keith L. Camacho traces the tribuna...

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Claiming Union Widowhood : Race, Respectability, and Poverty in the Post-Emancipation South

Claiming Union Widowhood : Race, Respectability, and Poverty in the Post-Emancipation South

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Abstract:In Claiming Union Widowhood, Brandi Clay Brimmer analyzes the US pension system from the perspective of poor black women during and after the Civil War. Reconstructing the grassroots pension network in New Bern, North Carolina, through a broad range of...

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Can International Law Work? A Constructivist Expansion.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Berkeley Journal of International Law. 2009, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p636-673. 38p.

Abstract:The author discusses the effectivity of the international law and explains the rational choice theory of author and rationalist Andrew Guzman. Guzman's Three R's of Compliance include reciprocity, retaliation, and reputation. A powerful case has been m...

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