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The Application of Human Rights Treaties in Dualist Muslim States: The Practice of Pakistan.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Human Rights Quarterly. May2022, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p257-285. 29p.

Abstract:I argue that Islamic law treats ratified human rights treaties as part of the law of the land and as directly applicable in courts in Muslim states such as Pakistan where Sharia is the main source of law. The Islamic approach is the better and more eff...

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Can Human Rights Help Social Movement Activists Frame Inequality as an Injustice? Lessons From Mining Affected Communities in South Africa.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Human Rights Quarterly. May2022, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p364-386. 23p.

Abstract:Whether or not human rights are equipped to confront socioeconomic inequality, particularly its structural dimensions, has become the topic of much debate among scholars and activists in recent years. This article brings a sociological perspective to t...

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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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Defining questions: situating issues of power in the formation of a right to health under international law.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Human rights quarterly [Hum Rights Q] 1996 May; Vol. 18 (2), pp. 398-438.

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Finding a Middle Ground? International Humanitarian Aid Organizations, Information Sharing, and the Pursuit of International Justice.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Human Rights Quarterly; Aug2022, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p564-591, 28p

Abstract:Copyright of Human Rights Quarterly is the property of Johns Hopkins University Press and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may p...

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A Contemporaneous Interpretation of Chung-Shu Lo's Reply to the UNESCO Human Rights Survey.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Human Rights Quarterly. Feb2022, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p1-26. 26p.

Abstract:This article uses several neglected primary and secondary sources to present Chinese philosopher Chung-Shu Lo's life, education, and professional career as well as his related prior writings and contemporaneous thoughts in order to help readers gain a ...

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Implementing the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Insights from Indonesia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Human Rights Quarterly. Feb2022, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p1-26. 26p.

Abstract:Following the endorsement of the United Nations Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) in 2011, attention has shifted towards challenges of implementation. Through detailed analysis of the case of Indonesia, this article analyses the ...

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International Human Rights Law and the Concept of Good Governance.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Human Rights Quarterly. Feb2022, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p1-38. 38p.

Abstract:International human rights law (IHRL) is often conceived of and taught as a system for enforcing specific, individual rights. In fact, IHRL's mandate extends far beyond individual rights to imposing broad structural constraints on states. The role of I...

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Agency Continuum? A Non-Binary Approach to Agency Among Human Rights Victims and Violators.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Human Rights Quarterly. Nov2021, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p1-23. 23p.

Abstract:Agency is central to the human rights enterprise. However, the conventional human rights account implies perpetrators of rights violations have agency while victims do not. This article instead argues agency within rights violations is more accurately ...

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Human rights dynamics of abortion law reform.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Human rights quarterly [Hum Rights Q] 2003 Feb; Vol. 25 (1), pp. 1-59.

Abstract:The legal approach to abortion is evolving from criminal prohibition towards accommodation as a life-preserving and health-preserving option, particularly in light of data on maternal mortality and morbidity. Modern momentum for liberalization comes fr...

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