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Moving human rights to the forefront of psychology: Summary of the final report of the APA task force on human rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The American psychologist [Am Psychol] 2022 May-Jun; Vol. 77 (4), pp. 589-601. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Feb 10.

Abstract:The report of the American Psychological Association (APA) Task Force on Human Rights proposes a definition of human rights in relation to psychology; reviews the relationship between human rights and the concepts that have historically guided APA (e.g...

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Centering mental health in society: A human rights approach to well-being for all.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The American journal of orthopsychiatry [Am J Orthopsychiatry] 2022; Vol. 92 (3), pp. 364-370. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 07.

Abstract:Applying a human rights lens to mental health and well-being will improve the systems that govern and operate U.S. society. Achieving this requires learning from successful approaches and scaling up the implementation of effective strategies that promo...

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Activism and human rights for people with mental disabilities in postcommunist Europe.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The American psychologist [Am Psychol] 2019 Dec; Vol. 74 (9), pp. 1167-1177.

Abstract:Disability activists emerged as an important influence over the first decade of the new millennium in postcommunist Central and Eastern Europe, a particularly critical time for progress in human rights and services for people with mental disabilities i...

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APA efforts in promoting human rights and social justice.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The American psychologist [Am Psychol] 2017 Nov; Vol. 72 (8), pp. 778-790.

Abstract:This article reviews the American Psychological Association's (APA) efforts in promoting human rights and social justice. Beginning with a historical review of the conceptualizations of human rights and social justice, the social challenges that have f...

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In Defiance of the Reception Logic: The Case for Including NGOs as Human Rights Monitors in the EU's Policies of First Reception of Irregular Migrants.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Peace & Conflict. Aug2018, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p291-295. 5p.

Abstract:The first reception system for irregular migrants taking the Mediterranean route into the European Union (EU) is dictated almost solely by border control and security concerns. There is no recognition of the role of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs)...

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Building peace through postconflict youth: An exploratory analysis of the relationship between human rights and citizenship for Peruvian adolescents.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Peace & Conflict. Feb2017, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p93-96. 4p.

Abstract:Previous research has demonstrated that (re)building an active civic culture and support for human rights are prevalent goals in postconflict countries (Leidner & Li, 2015; Quaynor, 2012). This research report builds on previous work by exploring the r...

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Commemorating human rights: Exploring origins, episodes, and historicity in constructing a human rights timeline.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Peace & Conflict. Nov2013, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p338-348. 11p.

Abstract:Historicizing and commemorating human rights struggles have become key aspects of contemporary human rights scholarship. Human rights violations represent the most extreme manifestation of political and social violence, and this often produces traumati...

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Searching for puzzle pieces: How (social) psychology can help inform human rights policy.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Peace & Conflict. Feb2015, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p142-149. 8p.

Abstract:The present commentary explores areas within human rights policy, which could benefit from psychological knowledge and inquiry. In what follows, Migacheva briefly discusses the different ways in which U.S. public policy encompasses human rights; the au...

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A social psychology of human rights rooted in asymmetric intergroup relations.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Peace & Conflict. Feb2015, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p133-141. 9p.

Abstract:Reflecting the increasing importance of human rights (HR) in legal theory and social-scientific research, psychologists and social scientists have developed an increased interest in the topic. Although the first systematic social psychological research...

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How to (re)build human rights consciousness and behavior in postconflict societies: An integrative literature review and framework for past and future research.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Peace & Conflict. Feb2015, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p106-132. 27p.

Abstract:The international community has developed multiple approaches to address large-scale human rights (HR) violations (e.g., genocide). In the current contribution, we first provide a review of different approaches to intergroup violence (AIVs), and explai...

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