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Minding the Gap? Children with Disabilities and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Bronagh Byrne

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/9780199652501.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter provides a critical assessment of the approach adopted by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) towards children with disabilities and its ... More


Profile of a Modern Jurisprudence—An Idea whose Time had Come

Dr. P. G. McHugh

in Aboriginal Title: The Modern Jurisprudence of Tribal Land Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199699414
eISBN:
9780191732133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699414.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter gives a general historical explanation and contextualisation of the legal milieu in which aboriginal title emerged. It sees it as arising from a confluence of rights-oriented direction ... More


The Cultivation of Resentment: Treaty Rights and the New Right

Jeffrey R. Dudas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758093
eISBN:
9780804779654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758093.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is an examination of how grassroots conservative activists use rights discourse to pursue their political goals. It argues that conservative activists engage in frequent and sincere ... More


The construction of human rights: dominant approaches

M. Anne Brown

in Human Rights and the Borders of Suffering: The Promotion of Human Rights in International Politics

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061059
eISBN:
9781781700365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061059.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In his work on human rights in international relations, R. J. Vincent states that ‘human rights’ is a readily used term that has become a ‘staple of world politics’. This chapter examines some of the ... More


Rights talk and moral protest

Frederick Powell

in The politics of civil society: Neoliberalism or Social Left?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347640
eISBN:
9781447303947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347640.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter discusses the emergence of rights talk and moral protests. It explains that social movements became the vehicles that provided expression to this new politics. It details that human ... More


Rights talk, new social movements and civic revolts

Fred Powell

in The politics of civil society: Big society and small government

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447307150
eISBN:
9781447310853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307150.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 6 moves beyond liberal notions of human rights based upon the protection of the individual. The UN Declaration of Human Rights (1948) was a landmark in protecting citizens from tyranny whose ... More


Christianity and Human Rights

Nicholas P. Wolterstorff

in Religion and Human Rights: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199733453
eISBN:
9780190258269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733453.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the relationship between Christianity and human rights, with particular emphasis on whether there is some integral connection between Christian thought and the idea of natural ... More


INTRODUCTION

Menachem Mautner

in Law and the Culture of Israel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199600564
eISBN:
9780191729188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600564.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Over a short span of time in the course of the 1980s, Israel's Supreme Court introduced a series of far-reaching changes into its jurisprudence: it adopted highly activist doctrines enabling it to ... More


Something Came Between Us

John Gardner

in From Personal Life to Private Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198818755
eISBN:
9780191859656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818755.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores the sense in which the duties of the law of torts and the law of contract may be said to be ‘relational’. It takes a stand against the hyper-relationalism of many writings on ... More


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