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Entrenching Inequity, Eroding Democracy: State Preemption of Local Housing Policy.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Health Politics, Policy & Law. Apr2023, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p157-185. 29p. 2 Maps.


Abstract: Housing is a fundamental right and a vital determinant of health. Health equity is not possible without widespread access to safe. affordable. high-quality housing. Local housing policy is a central conduit for advancing such ends. However, preemption ...

Business and Human Rights in Latin America: An Introduction to the Special Issue.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Business & Human Rights Journal. Oct2022, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p335-341. 7p.

Abstract: In his landmark 1967 novel One Hundred Years of Solitude , Gabriel García Márquez wrote about the 'Banana Massacre', where plantation workers that had been striking against the United Fruit Company to improve their working conditions were killed by the...

The Role of UNHCR in the Stagnation of International Intervention towards Victims of the Coup Conflict in Myanmar as an Effort to Maintain Peace.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Global Strategis. jul-des2022, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p307-327. 21p.

Abstract: Myanmar merupakan negara di Asia Tenggara dengan krisis kemanusiaan buruk yang ditandai dengan adanya isu konflik dan kemanusiaan. Kesewenangan militer terhadap warga sipil dimulai dari pembersihan etnis dan genosida etnis minoritas Rohingya, hingga ku...

Collective Equality: Theoretical Foundations for the Law of Peace.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Oxford Journal of Legal Studies. Autumn2022, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p703-732. 30p.

Abstract: Significant tensions exist between constitutional strategies central to contemporary peacemaking in 'deeply divided places' and human rights law (HRL). These tensions are generally framed as a peace versus justice dilemma. Such framing is built on a na...

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...

Applying Harold Koh's Transnational Legal Model to Current Human Rights Challenges.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): University of Chicago Law Review. Nov2021, Vol. 88 Issue 7, p1767-1773. 7p.


Abstract: The article focuses on Harold Koh which has been a pivotal figure in the evolving human rights movement and assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights, and labor. It mentions lawyers and legal experts have commented on the visa ban and su...


Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): MEST Journal. 2021, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p81-90. 10p.

Abstract: The right to a fair trial is at the top of the human rights hierarchy in all democracies. In the past, primarily due to a lack of modern technical solutions that are available today, it was difficult to ensure a fair trial, as well as to check the corr...

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...

When justice answers to the president: Reexamining the effect of cabinet partisanship on human rights in presidential democracies.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Social Science Journal. Apr-Jun2021, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p237-246. 10p.


Abstract: Recent research suggests that the administrations of presidents with diverse cabinets are less likely (and less able) to violate human rights. I posit that a more clear image of how (and where) repression occurs can be obtained by looking at the cabine...

Why No Justice for Past Repression? Militaries and Human Rights Organizations in Post-Authoritarian States.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Conflict Resolution. Apr2021, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p759-787. 29p.


Abstract: Do human rights organizations (HROs) aid the consolidation of democracy in post-authoritarian states? It is often argued that these groups contribute to accountability for past repression. Yet HROs can have unintended consequences if they threaten the ...