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Boilerplate: The Fine Print, Vanishing Rights, and the Rule of Law

Margaret Jane Radin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155333
eISBN:
9781400844838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155333.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Boilerplate—the fine-print terms and conditions that we become subject to when we click “I agree” online, rent an apartment, or enter an employment contract, for example—pervades all aspects of our ... More


What Sort of a Right Is the Right to Secede?

Neera Chandhoke

in Contested Secessions: Rights, Self-determination, Democracy, and Kashmir

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077978
eISBN:
9780199080977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077978.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The argument in this chapter addresses the issue of why rights should be justified, and what the processes of such justification are. The first section of this chapter addresses this particular issue ... More


Myths about Women's Rights: How, Where, and Why Rights Advance

Feryal M. Cherif

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190211172
eISBN:
9780190211196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211172.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Two conventional wisdoms dominate debates about why women’s rights advance in some places but not others. While culture and religion are understood to be the primary barriers to gender equality, ... More


The Core Rights Framework

Feryal M. Cherif

in Myths about Women's Rights: How, Where, and Why Rights Advance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190211172
eISBN:
9780190211196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211172.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Drawing on scholarship from political science, economics, history, and sociology, this chapter describes how core rights foster individual and collective effects that advance women’s rights. While ... More


Culture, International Norms, and Core Rights Across Issues: Bringing It All Together

Feryal M. Cherif

in Myths about Women's Rights: How, Where, and Why Rights Advance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190211172
eISBN:
9780190211196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211172.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter summarizes the degree to which cultural, international norms-building, and core rights effectively explain the status of women’s rights. Conventional explanations for why women’s rights ... More


The Path Toward Reproductive Choice

Feryal M. Cherif

in Myths about Women's Rights: How, Where, and Why Rights Advance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190211172
eISBN:
9780190211196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211172.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the status of women’s reproductive rights by investigating abortion laws and family planning rights across countries. While the conventional wisdom holds that religious norms ... More


Introduction

Feryal M. Cherif

in Myths about Women's Rights: How, Where, and Why Rights Advance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190211172
eISBN:
9780190211196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211172.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Drawing on Unity Dow’s Citizenship Case, a renowned example of women’s rights reform in Botswana, this chapter introduces the three central theories of how, where, and why women’s rights evolve: ... More


The Evolution of Women’s Nationality Rights

Feryal M. Cherif

in Myths about Women's Rights: How, Where, and Why Rights Advance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190211172
eISBN:
9780190211196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211172.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the conventional wisdom that unequal nationality rights are a problem limited to non-Western countries, and that women’s rights advocacy facilitates reform by challenging states ... More


Introductory Note: The Activity of the European Court of Human Rights in 2012

Albert Galinsoga Jordà

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2013, Volume II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199388677
eISBN:
9780190271893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388677.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In the written contribution that it made to the preparation of the Brighton Conference (18–20 April 2012) on the reform of the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR), the European Court of Human ... More


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