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Towards Human Rights Compliance in Australian Prisons

Towards Human Rights Compliance in Australian Prisons

Publication Type:eBook

Abstract:Imprisoned people have always been vulnerable and in need of human rights protections. The slow but steady growth in the protection of imprisoned people's rights over recent decades in Australia has mostly come from incremental change to prison legisla...

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Timor-Leste's Bill of Rights : A Preliminary History

Timor-Leste's Bill of Rights : A Preliminary History

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Abstract:The Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste of 2002 contains over 40 human rights provisions in its Bill of Rights. In addition to providing an overview of the process leading up to the adoption of the Constitution, this book brings toge...

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Gender Violence & Human Rights : Seeking Justice in Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu

Gender Violence & Human Rights : Seeking Justice in Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu

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Abstract:The postcolonial states of Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu operate today in a global arena in which human rights are widely accepted. As ratifiers of UN treaties such as the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women ...

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Xinjiang Year Zero

Xinjiang Year Zero

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Abstract:Since 2017, the Chinese authorities have detained hundreds of thousands of Uyghurs, Kazakhs and other Muslim minorities in'reeducation camps'in China's northwestern Xinjiang autonomous region. While the official reason for this mass detention was to pr...

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Voluntary Assisted Dying : Law? Health? Justice?

Voluntary Assisted Dying : Law? Health? Justice?

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Abstract:Since the introduction of voluntary assisted dying in 2019, a'new moment'in the governance of life and death has opened up within the Australian context. This new moment demands new questions be asked regarding the regime and its effects in this new er...

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Refugee Journeys : Histories of Resettlement, Representation and Resistance

Refugee Journeys : Histories of Resettlement, Representation and Resistance

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Abstract:Refugee Journeys presents stories of how governments, the public and the media have responded to the arrival of people seeking asylum, and how these responses have impacted refugees and their lives. Mostly covering the period from 1970 to the present, ...

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Gilded Age : Made in China Yearbook 2017

Gilded Age : Made in China Yearbook 2017

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Abstract:According to the Chinese zodiac, 2017 was the year of the'fire rooster', an animal often associated with the mythical fenghuang, a magnificently beautiful bird whose appearance is believed to mark the beginning of a new era of peaceful flourishing. Con...

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The Lion That Didn't Roar : Can the Kimberley Process Stop the Blood Diamonds Trade?

The Lion That Didn't Roar : Can the Kimberley Process Stop the Blood Diamonds Trade?

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Abstract:In 2017 it will be Australia's turn to chair the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KP), an international organisation set up to regulate the trade in diamonds. Diamonds are a symbol of love, purchased to celebrate marriage, and it is therefore de...

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The War on the Uyghurs: Conversation with Sean R. Roberts.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Made in China Journal; May-Aug2021, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p262-271, 10p

Abstract:The article presents an interview with Sean R. Roberts, an associate professor of international affairs and anthropology at George Washington University. Topics include terrorism, ethno-nationalism, indigeneity, settler colonialism, and genocide; imagi...

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