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Movement allies: towards an analytical re-classification of civil rights groups in India.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Oxford Development Studies. Jun2022, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p114-125. 12p.

Abstract:In this paper, I propose a different classificatory lens to analyse the collective action of civil rights groups in India. To date, this collective action has been variously classified as 'non-party groups,' 'macro initiatives' for grassroots groups, '...

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Human Rights and Dissent in Hybrid Environments: The Impact of Shifting Rights Regimes.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Sociological Quarterly. Summer2022, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p541-561. 21p. 1 Diagram.

Abstract:Research indicates that social movements are shaped by increased opportunities and threats, yet this work rarely examines environments of intersecting opportunity and threat. This article extends the literature on political opportunity theory by explai...

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EU global human rights sanctions regime: is the genie out of the bottle?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Contemporary European Studies. Jun2022, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p255-269. 15p.

Abstract:On 7 December 2020, the EU Foreign Affairs Council adopted an 'EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime' (EU HRSR). The EU HRSR is an example of a transnational response to a fundamental security-related challenge. Both its adoption and its specific ins...

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Coping with Paradoxes: Norwegian Child Welfare Leaders Managing Complexity.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Child Care in Practice. Jul2022, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p464-481. 18p. 1 Diagram, 1 Map.

Abstract:The child welfare service in Norway is in the spotlight internationally after the European Court of Human Rights (EMD) convicted Norway of human rights violations in several child welfare cases. Norwegian child welfare services are presented as having ...

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Constructing police legitimacy during protests: frames and consequences for human rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Policing & Society. Jul2022, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p629-645. 17p.

Abstract:Police legitimacy is a constructed concept. Theorists argue that legitimacy is achieved through police practices that conform to the law and societal expectations, and respect human rights. The challenge is that the distinction between acceptable and u...

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) vis-à-vis amnesties and pardons: factors concerning or affecting the degree of ECtHR's deference to states.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Journal of Human Rights. Jul2022, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p1107-1137. 31p.

Abstract:States have adopted amnesties/pardons concerning serious human rights violations to transition from crises, dictatorships, or conflicts worldwide, including Europe. Although the ECtHR has yet to review amnesties/pardons directly, it has increasingly de...

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Environmental protection through European and African human rights frameworks.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Journal of Human Rights. Jul2022, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p949-977. 29p.

Abstract:A healthy environment is an important precondition for the enjoyment of human rights. When framed in this way, environmental protection serves human interests rather than being an end in itself. Recognition of this relationship is evident in the Europe...

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