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Can national human rights institutions make a difference? Discourse, accountability, and the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Sep-Oct2021, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p431-448. 18p.

Abstract:Drawing from studies on national human rights institutions anchored in accountability perceptions, this article examines the role of the Egyptian National Council for Human Rights as a producer of a human rights discourse and as a platform for human ri...

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Explaining support for international action against human rights abusers.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Sep-Oct2021, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p414-430. 17p. 2 Black and White Photographs, 2 Charts, 1 Graph.

Abstract:How do international audiences decide whether to support action against human rights abusers? Foreign governments often respond to human rights abuses with naming and shaming, economic sanctions, or military action. Individuals make decisions about whe...

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Cultural brokerage and translation of human rights in the face of cultural opposition: A case of deliberative activism in Israel.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Sep-Oct2021, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p468-485. 18p.

Abstract:Over the past two decades, cultural brokerage and translation have become central to the anthropology of human rights. This article sheds new light on the role of cultural brokers as agents capable of placating cultural opposition to human rights. This...

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A new hope for human rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Sep-Oct2021, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p503-509. 7p.

Abstract:Even as some of the problems Kingston deals with have barely emerged as issues on the international human rights stage, victims of human rights violations should have a say in the framing of their own narratives. These exciting, intellectually innovati...

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"Legal exhaustion" and the crisis of human rights: Tracing legal mobilization against sexual violence and torture of Kurdish women in state custody in Turkey since the 1990s.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights; Apr-Jun2022, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p174-190, 17p

Abstract:Copyright of Journal of Human Rights is the property of Routledge 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 print, download, or e...

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Gendered framing in human rights campaigns.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jul-Aug2021, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p263-281. 19p. 2 Black and White Photographs, 4 Charts, 3 Graphs.

Abstract:Human Rights Organizations (HROs) often rely on gender stereotypes in their advocacy campaigns. Yet, we know little about the effects of such essentializing stereotypes on the success of HRO campaigns. Using a survey experiment, we examine how human ri...

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Introduction to human rights on the edge: The future of international human rights law and practice.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights; Apr-Jun2022, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p118-122, 5p

Abstract:Copyright of Journal of Human Rights is the property of Routledge 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 print, download, or e...

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How regional organizations respond to human rights: ASEAN's ritualism in comparative perspective.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Apr-Jun2021, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p245-262. 18p. 2 Charts.

Abstract:This article builds a framework comparing how different regional organizations respond to human rights. Moving beyond Eurocentric beliefs that organizations either reject or unambiguously adopt rights, I present four categories of response: antagonism,...

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SDG 16 and the human rights architecture in Southeast Asia: A complementary protection process.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Apr-Jun2021, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p228-244. 17p. 3 Charts.

Abstract:This article submits that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will serve as a complementary protection process to the ASEAN architecture on human rights. SDG 16—peace, justice and inclusive institutions—is especially pertinent to the advancement o...

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External threat and human rights: How international conflict leads to domestic repression.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jan-Mar2021, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p2-19. 18p. 2 Charts, 3 Graphs.

Abstract:When does interstate conflict lead to repression in warring countries? A long-held maxim in human rights literature is that governments repress when they feel threatened. International conflict would seem to threaten governments, yet recent literature ...

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