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White Hats or Don Quixotes?: Human Rights Vigilantes in the Global Economy

Kimberly Ann Elliott and Richard B. Freeman

in Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261577
eISBN:
9780226261812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261812.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Labor standards in less developed countries became a hot-button issue in discussions of trade and economic development in the 1990s. Standards rose to the top of the public agenda because ... More


Shallow Democracy: Human Rights Activism and the International Community

Sophal Ear

in Aid Dependence in Cambodia: How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161121
eISBN:
9780231530927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161121.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the international community’s role in the implementation of human rights and democracy in Cambodia by focusing on the activities surrounding the arrest and subsequent release of ... More


Human Rights and Conflict Resolution

Tom Hadden

in Judges, Transition, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199204939
eISBN:
9780191695599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204939.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter looks at conflict between human rights principles and conflict resolution. Human rights activists argue the effective protection of human rights is an indispensable element in any ... More


Epilogue: When Mercy Seasons Justice

Arzoo Osanloo

in Forgiveness Work: Mercy, Law, and Victims' Rights in Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691172040
eISBN:
9780691201535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172040.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This epilogue looks at the modern bureaucratic state. It considers what it means for a state's regulatory scheme to be comprised of such a range of free-roaming and diverse actors who operate in a ... More


Experts on Atrocity

in Justice in the Balkans: Prosecuting War Crimes in the Hague Tribunal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226312286
eISBN:
9780226312309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226312309.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes the thorough investigation of the ethnic cleansing in Prijedor that was undertaken by the UN commission of experts and headed by Cherif Bassiouni, the first Chief of War Crimes ... More


Indian Democracy and the ‘Moment of Contradiction’

Anushka Singh

in Sedition in Liberal Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199481699
eISBN:
9780199091041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481699.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The sixth chapter theorizes the patterns emerging in the working of the law of sedition in India by identifying specific themes along which the law has been used. It focuses on the quotidian life of ... More


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