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Introduction: Human Rights in Politics and Practice

Introduction: Human Rights in Politics and Practice  

Michael Goodhart

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice (3rd edn)

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Mar 2016
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Sep 2017
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9780191850790
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198708766.003.0001
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chapter
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9780198708766
This edition offers an introduction to the theory and practice of human rights from the perspective of politics and cognate disciplines. It showcases the ‘state of the art’ of the study of ... More
14. Political Democracy and State Repression

14. Political Democracy and State Repression  

Christian Davenport

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice (3rd edn)

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Mar 2016
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Sep 2017
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9780191850790
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10.1093/hepl/9780198708766.003.0015
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chapter
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9780198708766
This chapter explores the relationship between political democracy and state repression. Afer providing an overview of the democracy–repression link, it considers what research has been ... More
1. Normative and Theoretical Foundations of Human Rights

1. Normative and Theoretical Foundations of Human Rights  

Anthony J. Langlois

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice (3rd edn)

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Mar 2016
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Sep 2017
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9780191850790
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10.1093/hepl/9780198708766.003.0002
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9780198708766
This chapter discusses the normative and theoretical foundations of human rights. More specifically, it examines the theoretical basis for the normative ideas advanced by those who use the ... More
12. Human Rights and Politics in Development

12. Human Rights and Politics in Development  

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice (3rd edn)

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Mar 2016
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Sep 2017
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9780191850790
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198708766.003.0013
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9780198708766
This chapter discusses the importance of politics to the relationship between human rights and development. It describes the two major ways in which human rights struggles have focused on ... More
18. Human Rights and Forced Migration

18. Human Rights and Forced Migration  

Gil Loescher

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice (3rd edn)

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Mar 2016
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Sep 2017
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9780191850790
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10.1093/hepl/9780198708766.003.0019
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9780198708766
This chapter examines the link between human rights and forced migration. It first considers the human rights problems confronting forced migrants both during their flight and during their ... More
2. Feminist and Activist Approaches to Human Rights

2. Feminist and Activist Approaches to Human Rights  

Ackerly Brooke

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice (3rd edn)

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Mar 2016
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Sep 2017
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9780191850790
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198708766.003.0003
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9780198708766
This chapter explores the theoretical and political history of human rights that emerges out of the struggles that have been waged by feminists and other non-elites. It first considers the ... More
5. Human Rights in Comparative Politics

5. Human Rights in Comparative Politics  

Sonia Cardenas

in Human Rights: Politics and Practice (3rd edn)

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Mar 2016
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191850790
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198708766.003.0006
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9780198708766
This chapter examines the importance of comparative politics for understanding human rights practices. Comparative politics has advanced our knowledge of why states sometimes violate ... More

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