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Sample Application to Petition a Human Rights Treaty Body

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0031
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Various treaty-based bodies of the United Nations Human Rights System offer avenues of communication through which individuals or groups of individuals, who claim to be victims of human rights ... More


Professional stress in palliative care

Derek Doyle, David Jeffrey, and Kenneth Calman

in Palliative Care in the Home

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632272
eISBN:
9780191730245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632272.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Palliative care is challenging as it entails emotions and stress. Doctors and nurses working in the palliative care setting must be aware of the potential emotional costs they will have to face. This ... More


Practitioner Perspectives

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

in Making Human Rights a Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter considers the experiences of practitioners who work inside and around the international human rights legal system. Those insider views—many of them from lawyers who have one foot in ... More


On climbing into the wrong bed

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926961
eISBN:
9780199980505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.003.0021
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the case of an adult woman who accused her stepfather of intentionally fondling her breasts. It notes that Jim Keckoff, the accused, claimed that he unintentionally climbed into ... More


Lyrics

A. C. Spearing

in Textual Subjectivity: The Encoding of Subjectivity in Medieval Narratives and Lyrics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198187240
eISBN:
9780191719035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187240.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter turns from narrative to lyric, traditionally seen as expressing its writer’s own feelings. The ‘sincerity-topos’ is studied in the troubadour Bernart de Ventadorn and as embodied in ... More


The Prostitute and Society

Victoria Harris

in Selling Sex in the Reich: Prostitutes in German Society, 1914-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578573
eISBN:
9780191722936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578573.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the relationship between the prostitute milieu and wider society. It begins with the example of citizen vigilante Hermann Abel and the anti‐prostitution newspaper he produced in ... More


The Plain Man's Pathways to Heaven: Kinds of Christianity in Post-Reformation England, 1570–1640

Christopher Haigh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199216505
eISBN:
9780191711947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216505.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, History of Ideas

What did ordinary people believe in post-Reformation England, and what did they do about it? This book looks at religious belief and practice through the eyes of five sorts of people: godly ... More


Submitting and Receiving a Complaint in Minor Matters

Linxia Liang

in Delivering Justice in Qing China: Civil Trials in the Magistrate's Court

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263990
eISBN:
9780191734373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263990.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses how to submit and receive a complaint in minor matters. It examines the jurisdiction for accepting a complaint, specifically the jurisdiction of magistrates. The next section ... More


Delay in Complaint

Penney Lewis

in Delayed Prosecution for Childhood Sexual Abuse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199282289
eISBN:
9780191705441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282289.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In most delayed CSA prosecutions, the complainant will have delayed in making her complaint, or bringing it to the attention of the authorities. There have been recent legislative and judicial ... More


Violations of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights: The Current Use and Future Potential of the Collective Complaints Mechanism of the European Social Charter

Robin R. Churchill and Urfan Khaliq

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/9780199217908.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter reviews the operation of the collective complaints system and assesses its future potential. It describes the genesis of the system and then goes on to explain how complaints are made ... More


Welcome to Normalcy

Mark Edele

in Soviet Veterans of World War II: A Popular Movement in an Authoritarian Society, 1941-1991

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237562
eISBN:
9780191717185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237562.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Upon their return, veterans had to deal with an underdeveloped and overburdened but nevertheless unavoidable state bureaucracy: ‘Stalinist normalcy’. This chapter describes and analyses both the ... More


The Tools of International Financial Institutions: Conditions in Loan Agreements and Complaints Mechanisms

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyses the environmental performance standards utilized by international financial institutions working with the private sector, with a view to suggest further means to strengthen ... More


Sharpening the Monitoring Role of Other International Organizations

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter assesses the oversight role of human rights monitoring bodies: the United Nations and in particular the Security Council, and the OECD national contact points. It also addresses the ... More


Psychological Injury Cases

William J. Koch, Kevin S. Douglas, Tonia L. Nicholls, and Melanie L. O'Neill

in Psychological Injuries: Forensic Assessment, Treatment, and Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195188288
eISBN:
9780199870486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188288.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

After their written opinions are in the hands of other professionals, experts often learn something important that they should have known before about the plaintiff or the phenomenon under scrutiny. ... More


‘Who May Scape þe Sclaundre’: Scandal, Complaint, and Invective in B 3–4

SARAH WOOD

in Conscience and the Composition of Piers Plowman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653768
eISBN:
9780191741678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653768.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines Conscience's first appearance in the B text of Piers Plowman, his debate with Meed in passus 3. Earlier readers typically interpreted this scene as ‘topical’ satire, in which ... More


The United Nations Human Rights Council: Origins, Antecedents, and Prospects

Kevin Boyle

in New Institutions for Human Rights Protection

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570546
eISBN:
9780191705496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570546.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Geneva based United Nations Human Rights Council held its first session in June 2006. It replaced the Human Rights Commission whose reputation had seriously declined in its last years with ... More


Risk identification

Elizabeth Haxby and Richard Hartopp

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Risk identification is key to a comprehensive risk management program that include clinical, operational, and financial risks. All NHS institutions are required by the National Health Service ... More


Complaints and claims

Ruth Symons

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Complaints and claims in the National Health Service (NHS) are managed in accordance with national guidance and legislation. Analysis of complaints and claims data, together with patient-safety ... More


‘Common’ Petitions in the Fourteenth Century

GWILYM DODD

in Justice and Grace: Private Petitioning and the English Parliament in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202805
eISBN:
9780191708015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202805.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter is underpinned by an assertion that private petitions and common petitions are not distinct entities. The discussion shows that common petitions grew directly out of the culture of ... More


The Rhetoric of Suffering: Reading the Book of Job in the Eighteenth Century

Jonathan Lamb

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182641
eISBN:
9780191673849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182641.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book draws on the book of Job as a touchstone for the contradictions and polemics that infect various 18th century works — poetry, philosophy, political oratory, accounts of exploration, ... More


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