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Human rights as myth and ceremony? Reevaluating the effectiveness of human rights treaties, 1981-2007.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):AJS; American journal of sociology [AJS] 2012 Jan; Vol. 117 (4), pp. 1131-71.

Abstract:Much research has shown human rights treaties to be ineffective or even counterproductive, often contributing to greater levels of abuse among countries that ratify them. This article reevaluates the effect of four core human rights treaties on a varie...

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(Non)renewable Terms and Judicial Independence in the European Court of Human Rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Politics. Apr2022, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p992-1006. 15p.

Abstract:Do renewable terms compromise judicial independence? Scholars of various courts have demonstrated relationships between judges' voting patterns and the interests of actors responsible for their (re)appointment. However, it is typically unclear whether ...

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Representing Human Rights Violations in Darfur: Global Justice, National Distinctions.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):AJS; American journal of sociology [AJS] 2015 Sep; Vol. 121 (2), pp. 564-603.

Abstract:This article examines how international judicial interventions in mass atrocity influence representations of violence. It relies on content analysis of 3,387 articles and opinion pieces in leading newspapers from eight Western countries, compiled into ...

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Redefining Citizenship after Empire: The Rights to Welfare, to Work, and to Remain in a Post-Habsburg World.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Modern History; Jun2022, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p326-362, 37p

Abstract:Copyright of Journal of Modern History is the property of University of Chicago 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, ...

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Citizenship rights for immigrants: national political processes and cross-national convergence in western Europe, 1980-2008.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):AJS; American journal of sociology [AJS] 2012 Jan; Vol. 117 (4), pp. 1202-45.

Abstract:Immigrant citizenship rights in the nation-state reference both theories of cross-national convergence and the resilience of national political processes. This article investigates European countries' attribution of rights to immigrants: Have these rig...

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Indigeneity: global and local.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Current anthropology [Curr Anthropol] 2009 Jun; Vol. 50 (3), pp. 303-33.

Abstract:The term indigenous, long used to distinguish between those who are "native" and their "others" in specific locales, has also become a term for a geocultural category, presupposing a world collectivity of "indigenous peoples" in contrast to their vario...

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Armed with a Camera: Gender, Human Rights, and Visual Documentation in Israel/Palestine.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Signs: Journal of Women in Culture & Society. Spring2021, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p615-634. 20p.

Abstract:This article offers an explanation for the use of the documenter's gender as part of human rights politics. I examine the case of the Camera Project of B'Tselem, an Israeli human rights organization working in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The ...

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The Right to Work, Power Resources, and Economic Inequality.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Journal of Sociology. Mar2020, Vol. 125 Issue 5, p1255-1302. 48p. 4 Charts, 4 Graphs, 2 Maps.

Abstract:How do right to work laws affect the distribution of economic resources? While sociological theories would predict inequality to increase following their passage, previous research finds these laws to be largely inconsequential. The author compiles a u...

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The biopower of beauty: humanitarian imperialisms and global feminisms in an age of terror.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Signs [Signs (Chic)] 2011; Vol. 36 (2), pp. 359-84.

Abstract:As part of a feminist commitment to collaboration, this article, which appears as a companion essay to Minh-Ha T. Pham's "The Right to Fashion in the Age of Terror," offers a point of departure for thinking about fashion and beauty as processes that pr...

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Anticarceral Internationalism: Rethinking Human Rights through the Imprisoned Black Radical Tradition.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of African American History; Fall2021, Vol. 106 Issue 4, p706-735, 30p

Abstract:Copyright of Journal of African American History is the property of University of Chicago Press 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, u...

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