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Sidelining corporate human rights violations: The failure of the OECD's regulatory consensus.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Sep/Oct2019, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p363-381. 19p. 1 Graph.

Abstract:This article critically assesses the effectiveness of the OECD mechanism for regulating human rights violations by private corporations. It presents a recategorization of the outcomes of OECD cases as a basis for analyzing—both quantitatively and quali...

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What bias? Changing standards, information effects, and human rights measurement.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jan-Mar2020, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p33-45. 13p. 2 Charts, 3 Graphs.

Abstract:Human rights measurement efforts have been confronted with concerns of bias practically since quantitative measurement efforts began in the late 1970s and early 1980s. By and large, attacks have focused on biases to the source materials on which these ...

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The cultural politics of human rights and neoliberalism.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Nov/Dec2019, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p490-505. 16p.

Abstract:Do human rights offer the potential to challenge neoliberalism? I argue that rather than understanding human rights as ideology, as obscuring or legitimating neoliberalism, it is more productive to see both human rights and neoliberalism as hegemonic p...

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Polarized embrace: South Korean media coverage of human rights, 1990–2016.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Sep/Oct2019, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p455-473. 19p. 1 Chart, 5 Graphs.

Abstract:Past studies of human rights discourse have centralized civil and political rights over other types of rights, and have thus yielded a biased understanding of how human rights have evolved. This scholarship has also neglected the role of the political ...

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Introduction to the special issue on human rights in higher education.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jul/Aug2019, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p275-279. 5p.

Abstract:An introduction to the journal is presented which discusess topics within the issue including human rights in higher education; 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights; and University of Arizona's human rights Masters of Arts curriculum.

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From the curriculum to the classroom: The urgent need for preservice human rights teacher education in the United States.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jul/Aug2019, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p325-338. 14p.

Abstract:Despite recent progress made by the human rights education movement in the United States to bring human rights education into curriculum standards, textbooks, and classrooms, preservice and in-service teachers have few opportunities to receive human ri...

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The future of human rights: A research agenda.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Apr-Jun2022, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p117-117. 1p.

Abstract:The research agenda of human rights can raise consciousness of the full range of the human rights repertoire, and help human rights campaigns to identify "the right tools for the job." This agenda must be situated within and beyond human rights law, as...

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The war novel and human rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Sep/Oct2019, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p474-483. 10p.

Abstract:The war novel, a distinct genre of fiction, has typically been read as a type of humanitarian narrative. This article explains how the war novel participates in humanitarian discourse but also has another role to play that addresses human rights more s...

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Human rights at the "end of nature".

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Jan-Mar2019, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p19-35. 17p.

Abstract:Nature has been employed as a moral concept across the millennia. Human rights are beholden to nature as a normative standard, as they developed within a tradition of natural law and natural rights. Should contemporary advocates of human rights continu...

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Human rights, personhood, dignity, and African communalism.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Human Rights. Nov/Dec2018, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p589-604. 16p.

Abstract:I articulate and defend a plausible conception of substantive human rights that is grounded in an African communal conception of dignity and personhood that emphasizes individual responsibilities. I contrast this conception with the dominant Western li...

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