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Can nonviolent resistance survive COVID-19?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jul/Aug2022, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p304-316. 13p. 2 Graphs.

Abstract:When the COVID-19 pandemic arrived on the scene, the near-universal imposition of lockdowns and public health restrictions prompted many human rights advocates to sound the alarm regarding freedoms of assembly, expression, privacy, and movement. Even t...

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The state of human rights in a (post) COVID-19 world.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jul/Aug2022, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p246-262. 17p.

Abstract:As the pandemic spread globally, there was an explosion of scholarship written on the effects the pandemic had in numerous fields. Human rights scholars were no exception to this trend and sought to identify the effects of the pandemic on many related ...

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Epistemes of human rights in Kashmir: Paradoxes of universality and particularity.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Apr-Jun2022, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p158-173. 16p. 1 Black and White Photograph.

Abstract:Human rights violations through militarized control have been the cornerstone of Indian statecraft in Indian-administered Kashmir. This article offers a close reading of the April 2017 episode of using a civilian Kashmiri Muslim man as a human shield b...

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NGO repression as a predictor of worsening human rights abuses.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Apr-Jun2022, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p123-140. 18p. 1 Color Photograph, 3 Charts, 6 Graphs.

Abstract:An increasing number of countries have recently cracked down on non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Much of this crackdown is sanctioned by law and represents a bureaucratic form of repression that could indicate more severe human rights abuses in t...

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The boundaries of religion in international human rights law.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Apr-Jun2022, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p191-209. 19p.

Abstract:Intergovernmental institutions constitute "ecological" settings in which international human rights laws and norms are developed and shaped over time. Yet understandings of these settings remain limited. Notable feminist scholars of international law h...

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New frontiers in international human rights: Actionable nonactionables and the (non)performance of perpetual becoming.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Apr-Jun2022, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p141-157. 17p. 1 Graph.

Abstract:This article explores the emergence of various international justice narratives that operate as legal nonperformatives, making the law and law making seem liberatory. It shows that the ratification of a treaty may not qualify as a form of state express...

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Children's and young people's human rights education in school: Cardinal complications and a middle ground.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Sep/Oct2022, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p383-398. 16p. 4 Diagrams.

Abstract:This article examines the academic discussion about human rights education for children and young people and argues that the current state of research does not provide sufficient support and guidance to nations, schools, and teachers in the establishme...

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The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on human rights practices: Findings from the Human Rights Measurement Initiative's 2021 Practitioner Survey.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jul/Aug2022, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p317-333. 17p. 4 Charts, 2 Graphs.

Abstract:Health is a human right; as such, a public health crisis is a human rights crisis. Yet the human rights impact of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic seems to have varied widely, both across rights and across countries. How have human rights practices been affe...

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Rethinking work, the right to work, and automation.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jan-Mar2022, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p56-72. 17p. 1 Chart.

Abstract:Automation technology is increasingly used to replace workers, stirring anxiety about work and the prospect of mass unemployment or underemployment. Noting that we live not only in "the age of automation" but also in "the age of rights," this article p...

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'It was supposed to be fair here': Human rights and recourse mechanisms in the Dominican Republic's prison reform process.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jan-Mar2022, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p91-109. 19p. 1 Chart.

Abstract:This article analyzes prisoners' accounts of human rights violations and protections in two types of prisons in the Dominican Republic: "new" prisons that uphold goals of rights and rehabilitation and "old" prisons that mostly warehouse people. This mi...

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