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The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights and the Implementation of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Africa

Mashood A. Baderin

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217908
eISBN:
9780191705380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217908.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the implementation of economic, social, and cultural rights (ESC rights) under the African human rights system through a critical evaluation of the activities of the African ... More


Archaeological Perspectives on the Atlantic Slave Trade: Contrasts in Time and Space in Benin and Guinea

Kenneth G. Kelly

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter explores the impacts of the Atlantic slave trade between Africa and the European settlements of the New World on two settings along the West African coast. The Atlantic slave trade ... More


The British Conquest of Zululand: Haggard's Politics and Ideology

Laura Chrisman

in Rereading the Imperial Romance: British Imperialism and South African Resistance in Haggard, Schreiner, and Plaatje

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122999
eISBN:
9780191671593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122999.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In British constructions of African peoples, the Zulu people hold an important place. This intense ideological investment derives from the historical interactions of Britain and Zululand. Zululand ... More


Substantive Human Rights Norms in the African Regional System

Frans Viljoen

in International Human Rights Law in Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199645589
eISBN:
9780191807305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199645589.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines human rights and human rights-related instruments functioning under the auspices of the African Union (AU), with particular emphasis on the African Charter on Human and Peoples' ... More


The Maturation of Pan African Nationalism

Russell Rickford

in We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199861477
eISBN:
9780190455637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861477.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the rise of Pan Africanism as a dominant ideology of the late 1960s. It examines the emergence of cadres of organizers as a framework for the practice of “Pan African ... More


The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Frans Viljoen

in International Human Rights Law in Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199645589
eISBN:
9780191807305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199645589.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights (African Human Rights Court), created as a judicial supplement to the quasi-judicial mandate of the African Commission on Human ... More


The African Commission and Human Rights Courts

Marina Sharpe

in The Regional Law of Refugee Protection in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198826224
eISBN:
9780191865169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826224.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 7 focuses on how AU judicial organs with human rights mandates have engaged with refugee issues. Four institutions are addressed: the African Commission, the African Court, and the ... More


The African Woman, 1965–1975

Ashley D. Farmer

in Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634371
eISBN:
9781469634388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634371.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 3 explores women who were part of two cultural nationalist groups: the Us Organization and the Congress of African People. Both groups practiced the cultural nationalist philosophy of ... More


Homosexuality Is African: Struggles “to Be Seen”

Ashley Currier

in Out in Africa: LGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678006
eISBN:
9781452948195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678006.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by Namibian and South African lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) activists following assertions that they were “gay for pay,” or doing the ... More


“We want to live a good life”

Christine Jeske

in The Laziness Myth: Narratives of Work and the Good Life in South Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752506
eISBN:
9781501752537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752506.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter introduces the book and talks about the ways people seek a good life, and how their various ways of seeking a good life do — or don't — intersect with work. It aims to help in ... More


“I need to respect that person and that person needs to respect me”: The Respect Narrative

Christine Jeske

in The Laziness Myth: Narratives of Work and the Good Life in South Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752506
eISBN:
9781501752537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752506.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter explores the narrative that people associate strongly with a Zulu identity, but which also resonates beyond South Africa, a moral schema demanding that the good life requires respect for ... More


Decolonization, Desegregation, and Black Power: Garveyism in Another Era

Michael O. West

in Global Garveyism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056210
eISBN:
9780813058030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056210.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

As universal in its reach and aspirations as Garveyism, Black Power came to demand the completion and fulfilment of the visions and promises of decolonization and desegregation. It is hardly ... More


Reconceptualizing International Human Rights Law Through a Culturally Based Approach: International and Regional Practice

Federico Lenzerini

in The Culturalization of Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664283
eISBN:
9780191748479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664283.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter offers a comprehensive assessment of international practice—at both the ‘universal’ and regional level—confirming that today the cultural element represents a decisive factor in the ... More


International Human Rights Law in Africa

Frans Viljoen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199645589
eISBN:
9780191807305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199645589.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book provides an overview of human rights law in Africa. It examines the institutions, norms, and processes for human rights realisation provided for under the United Nations system, the African ... More


Influence of the ICESCR in Africa

Manisuli Ssenyonjo

in The Human Rights Covenants at 50: Their Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198825890
eISBN:
9780191864902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825890.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter considers the influence of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Africa. It seeks to show how the Covenant as interpreted by the UN Committee on Economic, ... More


Interface between the Third Generation Human Rights and Good Governance in a Globalized World

M. Abdul Hannan

in Globalization, International Law, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074151
eISBN:
9780199080830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074151.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines ‘third generation human rights’—the obligation of the State to provide certain composite things to the individual. It contrasts first and second generation human rights as both ... More


The Scots in South Africa: Ethnicity, Identity, Gender and Race, 1772-1914

John M. MacKenzie and Nigel R. Dalziel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076084
eISBN:
9781781702741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076084.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book is a full-length study of the role of the Scots from the eighteenth to the twentieth century. It highlights the interaction of Scots with African peoples, the manner in which missions and ... More


Regional Human Rights Law

Marina Sharpe

in The Regional Law of Refugee Protection in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198826224
eISBN:
9780191865169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826224.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 5 begins with a review of the literature on the relationship between international human rights law and international refugee law, which charts the evolution of human rights in refugee ... More


The Regional Law of Refugee Protection in Africa

Marina Sharpe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198826224
eISBN:
9780191865169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826224.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book analyses the legal framework for refugee protection in Africa, including both refugee and human rights law as well as treaty and institutional elements. The regime is addressed in two ... More


The African Commission: Protective Mandate

Frans Viljoen

in International Human Rights Law in Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199645589
eISBN:
9780191807305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199645589.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the protective mandate of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (African Commission), the monitoring body of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on ... More


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