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International Human Rights Law in Perspective: Legal Issues and Social Constructs

Michael L. Perlin

in International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter offers a short overview of international human rights law that relates generally to mental disability law. It begins with a short background of early UN documents and conventions, ... More


Foundations of Human Rights: The Work of Francisco de Vitoria, OP

Robert John Araujo

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Robert Araujo reflects on the role of the Natural Law in both the American experience of Catholicism and in the global experience of human rights. To do this, Araujo turns to the sixteenth-century ... More


Advancing the Human Right to Health

José M. Zuniga, Stephen P. Marks, and Lawrence O. Gostin (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661619
eISBN:
9780191765056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661619.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book offers a prospective on the global response to one of the greatest moral, legal, and public health challenges of the twenty-first century — achieving the human right to health as enshrined ... More


Introduction: Internal Affairs and External Influence

Wendy H. Wong

in Internal Affairs: How the Structure of NGOs Transforms Human Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450792
eISBN:
9780801466069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450792.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter presents a text from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which allows states not to commit to a hard and fast legal apparatus in enforcing human rights. The ... More


Realizing the Rights of Undocumented Children in Europe

Jyothi Kanics

in Children Without a State: A Global Human Rights Challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015271
eISBN:
9780262295437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015271.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The translation of legal protection offered to undocumented children in Europe into effective child rights policies is examined in the chapter. Standards and treaties, including the International ... More


Legal Parenthood, Natural and Legal Rights, and the Best Interests of the Child: An Integrative View

Don Browning

in What Is Parenthood?: Contemporary Debates about the Family

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729151
eISBN:
9780814724484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729151.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter develops an integrative view of children's rights based upon the natural law tradition in Christian thought. It reconstructs this tradition to address two questions: How should we ground ... More


Changing Nature of Religious Rights under International Law

Malcolm Evans, Peter Petkoff, and Julian Rivers (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199684229
eISBN:
9780191765858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684229.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book explores new and emerging perspectives in the field of protection of religious rights under international law at an institutional level three decades after the 1981 Declaration. It captures ... More


Introduction

Ashwani Peetush and Jay Drydyk

in Human Rights: India and the West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199453528
eISBN:
9780199085361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453528.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The UDHR was drafted on the basis of little consultation with non-European peoples. From its very inception, the Declaration has been criticized as parochial. Some interpret this criticism as a ... More


From Matthew 25 to Article 25: Why ESC Rights Matter

Susan R. Holman

in Beholden: Religion, Global Health, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199827763
eISBN:
9780199345359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827763.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 4 argues for the critical importance of understanding a human rights-based approach to health and how it may relate to perspectives of religious faith as they address poverty, need, and ... More


Historical Overview

Michael Tugendhat

in Liberty Intact: Human Rights in English Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198790990
eISBN:
9780191833403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790990.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The American and French Declarations, the UDHR, and the ECHR all reflect English law. The UK in adhering to them to bind other countries to rights, not to reform British law. UDHR rights are against ... More


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