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A decade of institutionalizing human rights in ASEAN: Progress and challenges.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Apr-Jun2021, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p158-175. 18p.

Abstract:The Terms of Reference (TOR) of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) include a provision to allow the body to evolve by review every five years. There were huge expectations from civil society that this process would rectify t...

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Southeast Asia's human rights institutions and the inconsistent power of human rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Apr-Jun2021, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p176-193. 18p.

Abstract:This article argues that continuing ambivalence about the importance of rights in Southeast Asia is not based on a perception that rights are a hegemonic ideological imposition of the West, or on a desire on the part of some states to preserve the abil...

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Human rights in Southeast Asia: ASEAN's rights regime after its first decade.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Apr-Jun2021, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p151-157. 7p.

Abstract:This piece introduces a collection of essays that examine various aspects of the ASEAN human rights regime, as we recognize decadal anniversaries for its two key foundational institutions: the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (ACIHR),...

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Social movements and human rights language in abortion debates.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jan-Mar2021, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p72-90. 19p. 6 Charts, 4 Graphs.

Abstract:This study empirically examines the ways in which anti- and pro-abortion rights actors utilize human rights frames with varying success in getting them repeated by the news media in the different legal terrains of the Republic of Ireland and Canada. Gi...

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Law, gender identity, and the uses of human rights: The paradox of recognition in South Asia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jan-Mar2021, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p110-126. 17p.

Abstract:South Asia abounds with diverse gender identities that vary regionally based on religion, language, and cultural practices. Transgender rights activists have successfully deployed human rights rhetoric in order to obtain legal recognition of diverse ge...

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Feminist periscoping in research on border enforcement and human rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jan-Mar2021, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p143-150. 8p.

Abstract:Border and immigration enforcement is a key contemporary site for human rights concerns. The policies and practices of enforcement are notoriously difficult to research. In our work as feminist political geographers of immigration and border enforcemen...

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An investigation of incident reports from the detention center Nauru: Has Australia breached the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights; Sep-Oct2021, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p449-467, 19p, 1 Chart, 2 Graphs

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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Prickles and goo: Human rights and spirituality.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jan-Mar2021, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p36-51. 16p.

Abstract:Although there appears to be a growing interest in exploring the crossroads between spirituality and social change, spirituality remains a relatively obscure topic within mainstream international human rights. This article will explore what a more spir...

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The paradox of framing water as a human right in the United States: An analysis of power and resistance.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Sep2020, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p464-483. 20p.

Abstract:Many communities across the US struggle to access clean and affordable water. We examine civil society responses relying on "water as a human right" through case studies in California, Michigan, and the Appalachian Mountains. This trend presents a para...

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Publicity and perceptions of risk: The effects of HRO naming and shaming on sovereign credit rating.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jul-Aug2020, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p379-391. 13p. 1 Chart, 3 Graphs.

Abstract:Previous scholarship has demonstrated that shaming by human rights organizations produces economic consequences. For example, human rights shaming by international organizations negatively affects foreign direct investment (FDI), decreases exports, and...

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