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Asian States, International Human Rights Law, and Minority Rights

Joshua Castellino and Elvira Domínguez Redondo

in Minority Rights in Asia: A Comparative Legal Analysis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199296057
eISBN:
9780191705403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296057.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the extent to which Asian states participate in the general UN human rights machinery. It begins by outlining the positions of Asian states with regards to human rights then ... More


Re-Imagining a Cosmopolitan ‘Asian Us’:: Korean Media Flows and Imaginaries of Asian Modern Femininities

Angel Lin and Avin Tong

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter provides a comparative analysis of the meaning-making activities of Hong Kong and Singaporean female audiences of Korean TV dramas. It finds that these audiences are adept in using ... More


Characteristics and Accomplishments of the East Asian Development Paradigm 1

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Before the crisis, the most notable economic achievement of East Asia was rapid growth. This chapter analyzes the development experiences of East Asian economies, which share a number of structural ... More


Introduction: The Hypothetical Mandarin

Eric Hayot

in The Hypothetical Mandarin: Sympathy, modernity, and Chinese Pain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377965
eISBN:
9780199869435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377965.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Asian History

Beginning with an overview of the Western sympathetic revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries, this chapter lays out a series of instances in which China makes its appearance inside moral ... More


A Disability Rights Tribunal for Asia and the Pacific

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/9780195393231.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The existence of regional human rights courts and commissions has been an essential element in the enforcement of international human rights in those regions of the world where such tribunals exist. ... More


The State, Ethnic Identity and Capitalism

C. J. W.-L. Wee

in The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098596
eISBN:
9789882207509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098596.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the modifications of Singaporean ethnicity during the 1980s. During this period, the deterritorializing movement of the city-state was replaced by the emergence of identity and ... More


Economic Development and the National Narrative

C. J. W.-L. Wee

in The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098596
eISBN:
9789882207509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098596.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses what might be thought of as the prelude to the 1980s discursive construction of “Asian values.” It determines the inherited elements of “progress” and examines how the People's ... More


The Shift to Multilateral Venues, 1992–1995

Rosemary Foot

in Rights Beyond Borders: The Global Community and the Struggle over Human Rights in China

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297765
eISBN:
9780191599279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297769.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The first 18 months after the Tiananmen bloodshed marked the height of global criticism of China's human rights record, but the years 1992–1995 quickly gave some indication of the difficulties that ... More


Conclusion

Joshua Castellino and Elvira Domínguez Redondo

in Minority Rights in Asia: A Comparative Legal Analysis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199296057
eISBN:
9780191705403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296057.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The concluding chapter reiterates some of the main arguments presented and comments on how minority rights regimes are evolving in the specific settings selected. It sets out nuances of principles ... More


Rights Rhetoric

Yvonne Tew

in Constitutional Statecraft in Asian Courts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198716839
eISBN:
9780191785535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716839.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Two competing narratives of rights constitutionalism have emerged in the rights discourse in Asian democracies. One account is often characterized as a universalist approach toward individual rights, ... More


CLARIFICATIONS AND OBJECTIONS

William Talbott

in Which Rights Should Be Universal?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195173475
eISBN:
9780199835331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195173473.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this chapter, Talbott responds to four main objections: (1) Rorty’s defense of Humean moral antirealism, the view that the development of human rights norms is a progress of sentiment, not reason; ... More


The End of History and the Kantian Moment

David Martin Jones

in History's Fools: The Pursuit of Idealism and the Revenge of Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197510612
eISBN:
9780197520765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510612.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the economic, technological and financial changes that facilitated liberal globalization. To understand, The technological advances of the 1980’s that facilitated globalization ... More


East Asian Legal Tradition: Confucius, Communism, and Community in China and Japan

Dana Zartner

in Courts, Codes, and Custom: Legal Tradition and State Policy toward International Human Rights and Environmental Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199362103
eISBN:
9780199362127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362103.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

While also containing a mixture of different legal traditions, the East Asian legal tradition is singled out in this chapter to highlight the unique role that Confucianism and the historical ... More


Binding Ties

Kristina Göransson

in The Binding Tie: Chinese Intergenerational Relations in Modern Singapore

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832599
eISBN:
9780824870195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832599.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines ways in which intergenerational relations are maintained and reaffirmed. It begins by discussing how the Singapore government uses notions of traditional family values to ... More


How to Bring Singaporeans Up Straight (1960s–1990s)

Aaron K. H. Ho

in Queer Singapore: Illiberal Citizenship and Mediated Cultures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139330
eISBN:
9789888180196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139330.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter provides the writer's Foucauldian account of cultural and sexual history uses three case studies in public health, racial science and the aesthetic movement to compare Victorian Britain ... More


Introduction

Silvia Croydon

in The Politics of Police Detention in Japan: Consensus of Convenience

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198758341
eISBN:
9780191818097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758341.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Following a presentation of the human rights issues associated with police detention in general, this chapter places Japan’s period of police custody of twenty-three days into an international ... More


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