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Disaggregating Repression: Identifying Physical Integrity Rights Allegations in Human Rights Reports.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Studies Quarterly. Jun2022, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p1-11. 11p. 1 Diagram, 4 Charts, 2 Graphs.

Abstract:Most cross-national human rights datasets rely on human coding to produce yearly, country-level indicators of state human rights practices. Hand-coding the documents that contain the information on which these scores are based is tedious and time-consu...

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Navigating NGO–Government Relations in Human Rights: New Archival Evidence from Amnesty International, 1961–1986.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Studies Quarterly. Mar2022, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p1-8. 8p.

Abstract:This research note unveils new archival evidence from Amnesty International's first twenty-five years (1961–1986) to shed light on the realization of international human rights as Amnesty balanced "nonpolitical politics" through multifaceted government...

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Social Power and the Politics of Reservations and Objections in Human Rights Treaties.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Studies Quarterly. Mar2022, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p1-11. 11p. 3 Charts, 2 Graphs.

Abstract:States often file reservations to human rights treaties with the goal of reducing their legal commitments under the treaty. Other states within the treaty have the right to declare objections in response to states making reservations. This is a potenti...

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Making Digital Surveillance Unacceptable? Security, Democracy, and the Political Sociology of Disputes.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Political Sociology. Mar2022, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p1-19. 19p.

Abstract:Despite extensive criticisms of mass surveillance and mobilization by civil liberties and digital rights activists, surveillance has paradoxically been extended and legalized in the name of security. How do some democratic claims against surveillance a...

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U.S. Truth and Reconciliation Commission: Social Work's Role in Racial Healing.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Social Work. Jul2022, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p239-248. 10p.

Abstract:A U.S. truth and reconciliation commission (TRC) can advance racial justice by acknowledging the historical trauma tied to the United States' legacy of slavery and subsequent racism. This truth telling can facilitate a national reckoning with the past ...

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Regulatory Contestation: Steering toward Consistency in International Norm Implementation.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Studies Review. Dec2021, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p1349-1369. 21p.

Abstract:Over the past three decades, there has been a notable expansion in the number and remit of global norms of human protection, informing the rationale and reform of international law and institutions in significant ways. Yet, the inconsistent and selecti...

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Righting the Police: How do Officers Make Sense of Human Rights?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):British Journal of Criminology. May2022, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p551-567. 17p.

Abstract:Human rights have become a dominant paradigm in police reform projects worldwide, championed by policymakers, legislators and campaigners alike. Such projects are often premised on, and evaluated according to, a conception of human rights as an autonom...

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Truths that East Germany held to be Self-evident.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Diplomatic History. Jan2022, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p221-224. 4p.

Abstract:East Germans may not have been using the language of "human rights" in the 1950s to push back at the regime as they would in the 1980s, but they were clearly rejecting the regime in its entirety, including its version of human rights (48-49). Erich Hon...

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Human Rights: What Does the Future Hold?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Studies Review. Sep2021, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p1164-1178. 15p.

Abstract:There is no shortage of bad human rights news around the world. Human rights are threatened in dictatorships to consolidated democracies. The rise of nationalist demagoguery within countries and the rise of China as a potential hegemon in the internati...

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(Geo)Politics of Universal Periodic Review: Why States Issue and Accept Human Rights Recommendations?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Foreign Policy Analysis. Oct2021, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p1-23. 23p.

Abstract:The research identifies geographic proximity as the crucial driving force behind state behavior in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). Looking at both stages of the UPR mechanism, we pose two questions: what best explains states issuing human rights r...

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