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Archives and Human Rights

Archives and Human Rights

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Abstract: Why and how can records serve as evidence of human rights violations, in particular crimes against humanity, and help the fight against impunity? Archives and Human Rights shows the close relationship between archives and human rights and discusses the...

Actualizing Human Rights : Global Inequality, Future People, and Motivation

Actualizing Human Rights : Global Inequality, Future People, and Motivation

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Abstract: This book argues that ultimately human rights can be actualized, in two senses. By answering important challenges to them, the real-world relevance of human rights can be brought out; and people worldwide can be motivated as needed for realizing human ...

Human Rights in Business : Removal of Barriers to Access to Justice in the European Union

Human Rights in Business : Removal of Barriers to Access to Justice in the European Union

Publication Type: eBook

Abstract: The capacity to abuse, or in general affect the enjoyment of human, labour and environmental rights has risen with the increased social and economic power that multinational companies wield in the global economy. At the same time, it appears that it is...

Imagining Human Rights

Imagining Human Rights

Publication Type: eBook

Abstract: Why is it that human rights are considered inviolable norms of justice at local and global scales although the number of their violations has steadily increased in modern history? On the surface, this paradox seems to be reducible to a straightforward ...

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US Counterterrorism and the Human Rights of Foreigners Abroad : Putting the Gloves Back On?

US Counterterrorism and the Human Rights of Foreigners Abroad : Putting the Gloves Back On?

Publication Type: eBook

Abstract: This book examines why the United States has introduced safeguards that are designed to prevent their counterterrorism policies from causing harm to non-US citizens beyond US territory. It investigates what made US policymakers take steps to'put the gl...

Groupwork with Refugees and Survivors of Human Rights Abuses : The Power of Togetherness

Groupwork with Refugees and Survivors of Human Rights Abuses : The Power of Togetherness

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Abstract: Groupwork with Refugees and Survivors of Human Rights Abuses describes, explores and promotes the power of groupwork for refugees and survivors of human rights abuses in a range of contexts. Drawing on multiple theoretical approaches, the book features...

The Routledge Handbook on Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations

The Routledge Handbook on Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations

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Abstract: The Routledge Handbook on Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations brings international scholarship on transnational human rights obligations into a comprehensive and wide-ranging volume. Each chapter combines a thorough analysis of a particular issue...

Translating Human Rights in Education : The Influence of Article 24 UN CRPD in Nigeria and Germany

Translating Human Rights in Education : The Influence of Article 24 UN CRPD in Nigeria and Germany

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Abstract: The 2006 United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) is the first human rights treaty to explicitly acknowledge the right to education for persons with disabilities. In order to realize this right, the convention's Ar...

The Philosophy of Human Rights : Contemporary Controversies

The Philosophy of Human Rights : Contemporary Controversies

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Abstract: The notion of “human rights” is widely used in political and moral discussions. The core idea, that all human beings have some inalienable basic rights, is appealing and has an eminently practical function: It allows moral criticism of various wrongs a...

Justice and Human Rights in the African Imagination : We, Too, Are Humans

Justice and Human Rights in the African Imagination : We, Too, Are Humans

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Abstract: Justice and Human Rights in the African Imagination is an interdisciplinary reading of justice in literary texts and memoirs, films, and social anthropological texts in postcolonial Africa. Inspired by Nelson Mandela and South Africa's robust achieveme...

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