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The paradox of success: Evolutionary dynamics between human rights and small arms.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights; Jan-Mar2022, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p36-55, 20p, 1 Diagram

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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Out of sync: The failed translation of international human rights in the creation of the UK Human Rights Act.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jul-Aug2020, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p325-343. 19p.

Abstract:One of the key challenges in the domestic implementation of international human rights norms and standards is to adapt and translate them in such a way that they become locally accepted while retaining their transformative potential. Contrary to the co...

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Mapping perceptions of human rights and cultivating Boston as a human rights city.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jul-Aug2020, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p363-378. 16p. 1 Black and White Photograph.

Abstract:Human rights cities (HRCs) are local initiatives in which people learn to translate and implement international human rights norms in their local realities to advance social justice in their communities. Although locally created and guided, HRCs are al...

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The World Bank as an enforcer of human rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Sep2020, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p425-448. 24p. 2 Charts, 6 Graphs, 1 Map.

Abstract:Since the 1990s, the World Bank's Inspection Panel and Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman (CAO) have responded to hundreds of human rights complaints filed by or on behalf of project-affected communities. Yet, little is known about complaint outcomes and fac...

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The mixed strategy of authoritarian labor rights repression.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jul-Aug2020, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p344-362. 19p. 1 Diagram, 3 Charts, 3 Graphs.

Abstract:This study argues that institutionalized authoritarian states, those with established political parties and legislatures, tend to pursue a two-pronged strategy concerning labor rights: they severely restrict collective labor rights but moderately prote...

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Prioritization in human rights NGOs: The role of intra-organizational units of planning.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Apr-Jun2020, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p168-182. 15p.

Abstract:Drawing on forty in-depth interviews with program managers in nineteen Western international human rights organizations, this article examines how human rights organizations make decisions about how to allocate resources and how to manage their commitm...

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Using images as data in political violence research.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights; Jul-Aug2021, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p373-379, 7p

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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Images and perceptions of human rights defenders in Russia: An examination of public opinion in the age of the 'Foreign Agent' Law.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Apr-Jun2020, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p201-219. 19p. 3 Charts, 1 Graph.

Abstract:In various world regions, human rights defenders (HRDs) often become targets for smear campaigns that seek to discredit and marginalize them. Russia's "Foreign Agent" Law, which brands NGOs as "foreign agents"—a phrase that carries Soviet-era connotati...

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The 'invention' of human rights as a revolutionary concept: Confronting orthodox Marxism and the New Left (Argentina, 1972).

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights; Jul-Aug2021, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p304-317, 14p

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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Advocacy output: Automated coding documents from human rights organizations.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jan-Mar2020, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p83-98. 16p. 1 Diagram, 5 Charts, 2 Graphs.

Abstract:Human Rights Organizations (HROs) are very important actors in the promotion and protection of human rights, despite being far less powerful than the actors primarily reponsible for human rights abuses--states. Naming and Shaming is one of the tools mo...

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