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EXPANDING HUMAN RIGHTS : 21st century norms and governance.

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] EDWARD ELGAR, 2018.
Series: Elgar studies in human rights series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The 21st century demands expanding rights, as the established human rights regime is necessary but not sufficient. This project will analyze the global dynamics of the mobilization of new actors, claims, institutions and modes of accountability. Our multi-disciplinary, multi-method analysis draws from a full range of global experience, with balanced attention to civil-political and social-economic rights; from LBGT  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 1788974131 9781788974134
OCLC Number: 1032576133
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: Part II : Expanding Actors. A struggle for recognition and rights : expanding LGBT activism / Phillip M. Ayoub --
How do global human rights expand? : a case of Japan's Burakumin going global / Kiyoteru Tsutsui --
Indigenous peoples : from objects of protection to subjects of rights / Felipe Gomez Isa Part III : Expanding Claims. Expanding rights : new frames for violence against women / Alison Brysk --
The human right to water and sanitation : champions and challengers in the fight for new rights acceptance / Madeline Baer --
Human rights and corporate social responsibility / Michael Stohl and Cynthia Stohl Part IV : Expanding Mechanisms. Forging alternative routes to norms change : economic rights protagonists / Shareen Hertel --
Expanding rights : norm innovation in the European and Inter-American courts / Wayne Sandholtz --
Feminist foreign policy as state-led expansion of human rights / Valerie M. Hudson Part V : Expanding Responsibilties. Janus-faced : rebel groups and human rights responsibility / Hyeran Jo and Joshua Alley --
Expanding responsibilities : the consequences of World Bank and IMF policies on child welfare / Clair Apodaca --
Human rights contraction : sovereignty and denial of the right to food / Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann
Series Title: Elgar studies in human rights series


This multi-disciplinary book addresses the ever-expanding notion of human rights within the 21st century. Policy makers and global human rights activists will find the analyses and insights  Read more...


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