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Civil Society and the European Court of Human Rights

Rachel A. Cichowski

in The European Court of Human Rights between Law and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199694495
eISBN:
9780191729782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694495.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter addresses the role of civil society in the ECtHR's incremental transformation of human rights in Europe over the last 50 years. The chapter argues that the evolution of the Convention ... More


Studying Courts in Context: The Role of Nonjudicial Institutional and Socio-Political Realities

Siri Gloppen

in Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520283091
eISBN:
9780520958920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283091.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter proposes a research strategy for contextualizing legal struggles for human rights in a wider temporal, socio-political, institutional, and dynamic context. Studying the judicialization ... More


The European Court of Human Rights: Implementing Strasbourg's Judgments on Domestic Policy

Dia Anagnostou

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670574
eISBN:
9780748689101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670574.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

One of the most remarkable characteristics of the European Convention of Human Rights and its highly acclaimed judicial tribunal in Strasbourg is the extensive obligations of the contracting states ... More


Mobilizing Nationhood: The Treaty-Rights Movement and the Roots of Resentment

in The Cultivation of Resentment: Treaty Rights and the New Right

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758093
eISBN:
9780804779654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758093.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter describes the specific and general contexts against which anti-treaty-rights activists react. In so doing, it sketches the backdrop for contemporary tribal legal mobilizations. The ... More


The Ainu, Law, and Legal Mobilization, 1984–2009

Georgina Stevens

in Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic and Public Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836979
eISBN:
9780824870973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836979.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter provides a review of legal rulings pertaining to Ainu, but also develops an integrated assessment of how legal mobilization both at home and abroad has leveraged Ainu claims ... More


Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation

LaDawn Haglund and Robin Stryker (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520283091
eISBN:
9780520958920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283091.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

“Rights” language and practices have been used increasingly in the last decade to address conditions of economic, social, and cultural marginalization. It is still unclear, however, whether such ... More


Untangling the Domestic Implementation of the European Court of Human Rights' Judgments

Dia Anagnostou

in The European Court of Human Rights: Implementing Strasbourg's Judgments on Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670574
eISBN:
9780748689101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670574.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This introductory chapter presents and elaborates on the main theme of the book – the domestic implementation of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) judgments – and highlights its contribution ... More


Rights, Resentment, and Social Change

in The Cultivation of Resentment: Treaty Rights and the New Right

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758093
eISBN:
9780804779654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758093.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to analyze special-rights talk both as it constitutes a specific set of disputes and as it reverberates generally. The book undertakes an ... More


Politics, Courts and Society in the National Implementation and Practice of European Court of Human Rights Case Law

Dia Anagnostou

in The European Court of Human Rights: Implementing Strasbourg's Judgments on Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670574
eISBN:
9780748689101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670574.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This concluding chapter discusses and analyses the patterns of variation in the domestic implementation of the ECtHR's judgments, as well as the attitudes of national officials, judges and government ... More


The Rose Case: A Case Study in Legal Advocacy

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

To examine the opportunities and challenges of attempting to secure educational rights through courts, Chapter 4 offers a case study of a landmark school finance lawsuit from Kentucky, Rose v. ... More


Conclusion

Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness

in Appealing to Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520284173
eISBN:
9780520959835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284173.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter sums up the findings and discusses their implications for understanding disputing, legal mobilization, and legal consciousness, as well as prison life itself. The authors emphasize that ... More


Introduction: Rights, Captivity, and Disputing behind Bars

Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness

in Appealing to Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520284173
eISBN:
9780520959835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284173.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The introduction provides an overview of the book, briefly describing prison conditions, criticisms of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the prisoner grievance process, and ... More


Introduction Why Prince Edward County?

in Southern Stalemate: Five Years without Public Education in Prince Edward County, Virginia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226063898
eISBN:
9780226063911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226063911.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Prince Edward County (PEC), Virginia, was the neglected chapter in American civil rights history. The racial history of Prince Edward is rich and complex. The county's pliable race relations allowed ... More


From the Courtroom to the Street: Black Activism in Prince Edward

in Southern Stalemate: Five Years without Public Education in Prince Edward County, Virginia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226063898
eISBN:
9780226063911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226063911.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter investigates the strengths and limitations of legal mobilization strategies to forge social change. It evaluates the gap in the use of directaction techniques by Prince Edward blacks ... More


Appealing to Justice

Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520284173
eISBN:
9780520959835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284173.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Appealing to Justice is an unprecedented study of disputing in prison and a rare glimpse of daily life inside this most closed of institutions. The authors gained unique access to California ... More


“Needles,” “Haystacks,” and “Dead Watchdogs”: The Prison Litigation Reform Act and the Inmate Grievance System in California

Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness

in Appealing to Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520284173
eISBN:
9780520959835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284173.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides an overview of the Prison Litigation Reform Act within the context of the skyrocketing prison population and advances in legal-rights consciousness. The authors show that the ... More


The Countersubversive Persuasion: Special-Rights Talk and the Anti-Treaty-Rights Movement

in The Cultivation of Resentment: Treaty Rights and the New Right

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758093
eISBN:
9780804779654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758093.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores how anti-treaty-rights activists mobilize a particular rights discourse—special-rights talk—as a conceptual resource for making sense of, and opposing, the redistributive rights ... More


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