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Better for whom? Sanction type and the gendered consequences for women.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Relations. Jun2022, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p151-175. 25p.

Abstract:How does sanction type negatively impact women in gendered ways in the target state? I argue that economic sanctions place a financial burden on the target state which leads to government cuts to social spending, specifically in public education. Women...

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Regulatory networks and regional human rights governance: A study of the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Relations. Jun2022, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p192-213. 22p.

Abstract:Transnational regional networks of regulatory bodies play a prominent role in complex systems of human rights governance. Despite their growing importance, we still have much to learn about the roles regional networks play as regulatory stewards in the...

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Changing identities.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 6/18/2022, Vol. 443 Issue 9301, Special Section p6-8. 3p.

Abstract:The article focuses on the history of Latin America. It mentions the cause of human rights was central to the establishment of democracy. It has since expanded to include socio-economic rights and climate change mitigation efforts. It also informs that...

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The urge to protect.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 10/9/2021, Vol. 441 Issue 9266, p96-98. 3p.

Abstract:The article discusses how trade restrictions are being used as a tool to protect human rights. It mentions that reciprocal trade deals have increasingly included labour-related provisions on collective bargaining rights, forced labour, child labour and...

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Nothing to see here.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 5/21/2022, Vol. 443 Issue 9297, p39-40. 2p.

Abstract:The article informs that Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit Xinjiang, China. It mentions many of the camps where some tm Uyghurs and other minorities were re-educated in 2017-2019 have been dismantled, som...

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Took you long enough.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 9/3/2022, Vol. 444 Issue 9311, p37-37. 1/2p.

Abstract:The article reports on an assessment released by the United Nations's human-rights office of China's treatment of the Uyghurs in Xinjiang. It mentions the report criticised China's anti-terrorism laws, which have led to the arbitrary deprivation of lib...

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No time to give up.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 1/2/2021, Vol. 438 Issue 9226, p44-46. 3p.

Abstract:The article focuses on laws to punish human-rights abusers are growing teeth and Syria's dictator Bashar al-Assad, set about crushing the initially peaceful demonstrations that shook of his regime as the Arab spring took off. It mentions European Centr...

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Torturers on trial.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 1/22/2022, Vol. 442 Issue 9280, p41-42. 2p.

Abstract:The article reports on the strategy by victims of human rights abuses to file their cases in foreign countries to boost their chances of achieving justice. It cites the life sentence meted by a German court against former Syrian intelligence officer An...

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Decoding Xi.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Economist. 1/1/2022, Vol. 442 Issue 9277, p34-35. 2p.

Abstract:The article informs on the presidential tenure of China's President Xi Jinping. It mentions human-rights abuses in Xinjiang known as the Uyghur Tribunal, and China's establishment in Xinjiang of a network of "vocational education training" centres in w...

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Human rights, extraterritoriality and the good international citizen: a cosmopolitan perspective.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Relations. Jun2020, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p246-264. 19p.

Abstract:This article revisits the possibilities of the good international citizen (GIC) as a civilising agent in international society. It argues that an underdeveloped resource for thinking about state responsibilities as GIC is the idea of cosmopolitan extra...

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