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Human Rights and Foreign Policy Analysis  

Shannon Lindsey Blanton and David L. Cingranelli

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Foreign policy analysis emerged as a subfield ino the late 1950s and early 1960s, when scholars began to focus on substate factors and on the decision making process in evaluating foreign ... More

Human Rights and History  

Micheline Ishay

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
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Human Rights
As a focus of academic inquiry, human rights gained legitimacy only after World War II. While the subject received consistent attention within the field of international law, greater ... More

Human Rights and the State  

Sonia Cardenas

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Subject:
Human Rights
The modern state’s role vis-à-vis human rights has always been ambiguous. States are the basic guarantors of human rights protections, just as they can be brutal violators of human rights. ... More

Human Rights Education  

Anja Mihr

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Subject:
Human Rights
Human rights education (HRE) is a set of educational and pedagogical learning methods aimed at informing people and training them in their human rights. The earliest foundation of HRE is ... More

Human Rights: Effectiveness of International and Regional Mechanisms  

Par Engstrom

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
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Human Rights
The issue of human rights presents a dilemma for the discipline of international relations (IR) in general and the literature on international institutions in particular. Since ... More

Human Smuggling and Human Trafficking  

Nadejda K. Marinova

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Nov 2012
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Dec 2017
Subject:
Human Rights
Trafficking and smuggling in persons is a serious crime and a grave violation of human rights. In the world today, there are more slaves than at any other time in human history—these ... More

LGBT Rights: From Queers to Humans  

Kelly Kollman

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Transnational organizing by groups dedicated to promoting the rights of gay men and lesbians is not a particularly new phenomenon, though it remained rare in the postwar era. It was not ... More

Local and State Politics of Immigration  

Monica W. Varsanyi

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
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Human Rights
When it comes to immigration policy, nation-states generally have the power to exclude, admit, or expel noncitizens from their territories. On the other hand, subnational jurisdictions ... More

Reassessing Truth Commissions  

Bronwyn Leebaw

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Truth commissions are temporary institutions that are tasked with investigating patterns of political violence under a prior regime as part of a process of political change. In the past, ... More

Responding to Refugee and Humanitarian Crises  

Georg von Kalckreuth and Daniel Warner

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The term “refugee crisis” is used throughout the literature to refer to situations where large numbers of refugees or displaced persons more generally are present, whereas “humanitarian ... More

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