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Childhood, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, and Research: What Constitutes a ‘Rights-Based’ Approach?

Laura Lundy and Lesley McEvoy

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter adds to the discussion about the relationship between the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and childhood research by exploring what the application of a ‘human ... More


Children's Consent and ‘Assent’ to Healthcare Research

Priscilla Alderson

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The idea of children's ‘assent’ to medical research became part of English law in 2004. However, this overrides English legal traditions of children's consent. Although this chapter concentrates on ... More


Introduction

Mark Bell

in Racism and Equality in the European Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199297849
eISBN:
9780191711565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297849.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This introductory chapter explains the research question investigated by the book — it is a study of the extent to which the objectives of combating racism and promoting ethnic equality have been ... More


Trafficking in Persons as One of the XXI Century's New Forms of Slavery

Silvia Scarpa

in Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199541904
eISBN:
9780191715464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541904.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter reviews trafficking in persons in the light of the first international definition of the phenomenon given by the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, ... More


Introduction: Liberty and Security in an Age of (Counter-)Terrorism

Moeckli Daniel

in Human Rights and Non-discrimination in the 'War on Terror'

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199239801
eISBN:
9780191716829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239801.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

According to the dominant discourse, the key challenge for liberal democracies when fighting terrorism is to find the right balance between liberty and security. This chapter argues that the image of ... More


Introduction

Federico Fabbrini

in Fundamental Rights in Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198702047
eISBN:
9780191771712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702047.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Introduction identifies the research question of the book and summarizes its structure. It explains that the book is a study in comparative constitutional law and that its contribution is to ... More


Deciding Who Should Die: Problems of Inequity, Arbitrariness, and Racial Discrimination

Roger Hood and Carolyn Hoyle

in The Death Penalty: A Worldwide Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199228478
eISBN:
9780191696329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228478.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter starts with a review of the extent to which the death penalty in retentionist countries is the mandatory punishment for murder or other serious crimes. It shows that the mandatory use of ... More


Race and Science: Preconciliation as Reconciliation

Osagie K. Obasogie

in Racial Reconciliation and the Healing of a Nation: Beyond Law and Rights

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479844630
eISBN:
9781479828210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844630.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The next chapter continues the work of thinking from the level of individuals to the conditions of racial reconciliation. It argues that many of the racial antagonisms that existed in the United ... More


Understanding immigration detention

Mary Bosworth

in Inside Immigration Detention

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199675470
eISBN:
9780191755552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675470.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explains in detail each of the six immigration detention centres included in this study and the means by which the research was conducted. It reflects on the barriers to understanding in ... More


Mobile Phones, Social Media and Big Data in Human Rights Fact-Finding: Possibilities, Challenges, and Limitations

Jay D. Aronson

in The Transformation of Human Rights Fact-Finding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190239480
eISBN:
9780190239527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239480.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the effects of mobile phones, social media, and big data in human rights fact-finding, examining how technology, ethics, and politics interact in a variety of interesting ways ... More


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