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Taking Root: Human Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

James Ron, Shannon Golden, David Crow, and Archana Pandya

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199975044
eISBN:
9780190677299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975044.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

The number of rights organizations worldwide has grown exponentially, as the term “human rights” becomes increasingly common among politicians and civil society activists. As international donors ... More


Brazil's Response to the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Integrating Prevention and Treatment

Elize Massard da Fonseca and Francisco I. Bastos

in Policy analysis in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Civil society action in national policies in response to the AIDS epidemic since the 1980s, one of the prime examples of successful policy combining government capability and societal activism in ... More


Rock the Boat, Don't Rock the Boat, Baby: Ambivalence and the Emergence of Militant Aids Activism

Deborah Gould

in Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226303987
eISBN:
9780226304007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304007.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Militant AIDS activist groups began to emerge in 1986–87 in various lesbian and gay communities around the United States. Why did lesbians and gay men become politically active in the face of AIDS, ... More


Resources: Universal Values, Foreign Money

James Ron, Shannon Golden, David Crow, and Archana Pandya

in Taking Root: Human Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199975044
eISBN:
9780190677299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975044.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the persistence of the top-down foreign funding resource pattern for local human rights organizations (LHROs) in the global South. Local publics have generally high levels of ... More


Rights, Claims, and Community: Kashmiri Pandits and the Relief and Rehabilitation Programme

Ankur Datta

in On Uncertain Ground: Displaced Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466771
eISBN:
9780199087372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466771.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In recent years there has been an interest among sociologists and anthropologists on humanitarianism. What sets the South Asian context apart is the prevalence of the state, especially in the case of ... More


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