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Introduction

Kiyoteru Tsutsui

in Rights Make Might: Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190853105
eISBN:
9780190853143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853105.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The chapter offers an overview of the book starting with a summary of the history of Ainu, Zainichi, and Burakumin before posing the core puzzle of the book. It then examines literatures on the ... More


A Networked Model of Global Governance for Implementing Human Rights

Azadeh Chalabi

in National Human Rights Action Planning

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198822844
eISBN:
9780191861291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822844.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 6 examines global human rights governance architecture as it currently stands putting forward a networked model of global human rights governance as an alternative. The first section of this ... More


Conclusion

Kiyoteru Tsutsui

in Rights Make Might: Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190853105
eISBN:
9780190853143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853105.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The conclusion summarizes key findings of the empirical chapters and offers an answer to the core puzzle of the book about the rise of minority activism since the 1970s: it was global human rights ... More


Rights Make Might: Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan

Kiyoteru Tsutsui

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190853105
eISBN:
9780190853143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853105.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Rights Make Might examines why the three most salient minority groups in Japan all expanded their activism since the late 1970s against significant headwinds, and chronicles how global human rights ... More


Human Moral Obligations, Dharma, and Human Rights

Shashi Motilal

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/9780199453528.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The discourse of rights is a problematic candidate for global consensus on human rights since it carries with it substantial ontological, epistemological, and political presuppositions rooted in the ... More


The Illogic of Cultural Relativism in Global Human Rights Debate

Lea Brilmayer and Tian Huang

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2014: Volume I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190270513
eISBN:
9780190271909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270513.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The most important debate in contemporary human rights theory is between the universalist position that all people have identical rights and the cultural relativist claim that rights exist only in ... More


National Human Rights Action Planning

Azadeh Chalabi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198822844
eISBN:
9780191861291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822844.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book deals with human rights action planning, as a largely under-researched area, from theoretical, doctrinal, empirical, and practical perspectives in order to put forward a new account of such ... More


Human Rights: India and the West

Ashwani Peetush and Jay Drydyk (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199453528
eISBN:
9780199085361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453528.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The question of how to arrive at a consensus on human rights norm in a diverse, pluralistic, and interconnected global environment is critical. This volume is a contribution to an intercultural ... More


The Contribution of the International Court of Justice to the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

Dominika Švarc Pipan

in The Judicialization of International Law: A Mixed Blessing?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198816423
eISBN:
9780191853685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816423.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Dominika Švarc explores the way in which the interstate International Court of Justice (ICJ) deals with individual human rights and international humanitarian law. She argues that ever since the ... More


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