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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.

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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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Contested Subjects of Human Rights: Trans‐ and Gender‐variant Subjects of International Human Rights Law.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Modern Law Review. Sep2021, Vol. 84 Issue 5, p1041-1065. 25p.

Abstract: Gendered identities and gender variance have become a regular subject of the discourse of the United Nations human rights protection mechanisms. This article explores the manner in which gender identities are discussed, constructed, and regulated by th...

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HOW FAR WILL FARA GO? THE FOREIGN AGENTS REGISTRATION ACT AND THE CRIMINALIZATION OF GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCACY.

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Source(s): Washington Law Review. Jun2021, Vol. 96 Issue 2, p695-728. 34p.

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Abstract: The Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) was enacted and enforced during World War II to protect the American public from foreign propaganda, especially from the Nazi party. Following the war, FARA was scarcely used for over half a century. But in th...

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Conceptualizing and Measuring Institutional Variation in National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs).

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Conflict Resolution. May2021, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p1010-1033. 24p.

Abstract: A wealth of literature argues that domestic institutions can sometimes restrain government repression. In this article, we highlight an institution tasked specifically with protecting and promoting human rights: the National Human Rights Institution (N...

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Non-Pecuniary Damage under the American Convention on Human Rights: An Empirical Analysis of 30 Years of Case Law.

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Source(s): Harvard Human Rights Journal. Spring2021, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p81-116. 36p.

Abstract: An international law on damages for human rights violations is rapidly emerging. Within this developing law, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights has become the main source of reference for the determination of non-pecuniary damage. This Article un...

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Hope without Evidence: Reading Sikkink's Evidence for Hope in China.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): King's Law Journal. Dec2020, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p345-352. 8p.

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Abstract: Sikkink offers some clear and much-needed correctives to narratives of international human rights law as western imposition. Despite these great merits, the value of her assessment that 'overall, there is less violence and fewer human rights violations...

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RIGHTS LOST IN TRANSLATION: INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW AND THE STATE'S OBLIGATION TO IMMIGRANT LANGUAGE POPULATIONS.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): George Washington International Law Review. 2020, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p529-556. 28p.

Abstract: As a result of human migration, new language minority populations are forming in countnes that Tnay haue formerly had feIU minority language speakers to accommodate. Under international human *ghts law these new minmity language populations are entitle...

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ARE AFRICAN STATES WILLING TO RATIFY AND COMMIT TO HUMAN RIGHTS TREATIES? THE EXAMPLE OF THE MAPUTO PROTOCOL.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Revue Quebecoise de Droit International; 2021 Special Issue, p159-182, 24p

Abstract: Copyright of Revue Quebecoise de Droit International is the property of Revue quebecoise de droit international and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permis...

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COMPLIANCE OF TERRITORIALLY FRAGILE STATES WITH INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW.

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Source(s): Revue Quebecoise de Droit International; 2021 Special Issue, p11-37, 27p

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Abstract: Copyright of Revue Quebecoise de Droit International is the property of Revue quebecoise de droit international and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permis...

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Victimized State and Visionary Leader? Questioning China's Approach to Human Security in Africa.

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Source(s): East Asia: An International Quarterly. Mar2020, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p1-19. 19p.

Abstract: Over the past decades, numerous critiques have emerged of China's policy towards Africa. These critiques perceive China as a mercantilist or neocolonial power seeking to dominate the African continent through land grabs, exploitative trade deals, and r...

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