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From a 'cultural logic' to an 'institutional logic': The politics of human rights in Pacific Island Countries.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Nov/Dec 2021, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p528-546. 19p. 1 Chart, 1 Graph.

Abstract: This article examines the politics of human rights in Pacific Island Countries (PICs). It expands the focus from "culture" to "institutions" to analyze how PICs have engaged with the international human rights regime. We reveal that although the Pacifi...

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Closing chapters of the past? Rhetorical strategies in political apologies for human rights violations across the world.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Nov/Dec 2021, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p582-597. 16p. 1 Chart.

Abstract: Over the past decades, an increasing number of countries have apologized for human rights violations in the recent or distant past. Although this has led to considerable debate about the value and meaning of apologies and their potential as a transform...

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An investigation of incident reports from the detention center Nauru: Has Australia breached the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Sep-Oct2021, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p449-467. 19p. 1 Chart, 2 Graphs.

Abstract: All asylum seekers who arrive in Australia by boat are subject to mandatory immigration detention. Since 2001, Australia has housed asylum seekers in offshore immigration detention facilities in Nauru and Papua New Guinea. The detention centers have be...

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Explaining support for international action against human rights abusers.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Sep-Oct2021, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p414-430. 17p. 2 Black and White Photographs, 2 Charts, 1 Graph.

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Abstract: How do international audiences decide whether to support action against human rights abusers? Foreign governments often respond to human rights abuses with naming and shaming, economic sanctions, or military action. Individuals make decisions about whe...

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Cultural brokerage and translation of human rights in the face of cultural opposition: A case of deliberative activism in Israel.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Sep-Oct2021, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p468-485. 18p.

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Abstract: Over the past two decades, cultural brokerage and translation have become central to the anthropology of human rights. This article sheds new light on the role of cultural brokers as agents capable of placating cultural opposition to human rights. This...

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A new hope for human rights.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Sep-Oct2021, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p503-509. 7p.

Abstract: Even as some of the problems Kingston deals with have barely emerged as issues on the international human rights stage, victims of human rights violations should have a say in the framing of their own narratives. These exciting, intellectually innovati...

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The challenges and dilemmas of local translators of human rights: The case of disability rights among Jewish ultra-Orthodox communities.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Jul-Aug2021, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p339-355. 17p.

Abstract: Translators of global liberal human rights ideas into religious conservative communities are intermediaries who occupy a liminal position. They are located at a complex crossroad of incompatible values and norms. This article examines the translators' ...

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Southeast Asia's human rights institutions and the inconsistent power of human rights.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Apr-Jun2021, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p176-193. 18p.

Abstract: This article argues that continuing ambivalence about the importance of rights in Southeast Asia is not based on a perception that rights are a hegemonic ideological imposition of the West, or on a desire on the part of some states to preserve the abil...

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The 'invention' of human rights as a revolutionary concept: Confronting orthodox Marxism and the New Left (Argentina, 1972).

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Jul-Aug2021, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p304-317. 14p.

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Abstract: Studies on the global history of human rights often identify the use of this concept as a recent trend in contemporary ideologies, linked to the decline of revolutionary movements in the Western world after the 1960s. This framing, however, tends to ov...

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Gendered framing in human rights campaigns.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Human Rights. Jul-Aug2021, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p263-281. 19p. 2 Black and White Photographs, 4 Charts, 3 Graphs.

Abstract: Human Rights Organizations (HROs) often rely on gender stereotypes in their advocacy campaigns. Yet, we know little about the effects of such essentializing stereotypes on the success of HRO campaigns. Using a survey experiment, we examine how human ri...

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