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Childhood, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, and Research: What Constitutes a ‘Rights-Based’ Approach?

Laura Lundy and Lesley McEvoy

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter adds to the discussion about the relationship between the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and childhood research by exploring what the application of a ‘human ... More


Human Rights and Human Development †

Sakiko Fukuda‐Parr

in Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen, Volume 2: Society, Institutions, and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239979
eISBN:
9780191716874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239979.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter uses Sen's capability approach to explore whether there are inherent contradictions between human rights and development. The ‘human rights based approach’ has gained momentum yet many ... More


The European Union and Trafficking in Persons: From Traffickers' Prosecution to Victims' Protection?

Silvia Scarpa

in Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199541904
eISBN:
9780191715464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541904.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the role played by the European Union in the fight against trafficking in persons; the two legislative acts specifically dealing with this phenomenon — the Council Framework ... More


Human Rights

Susan C. Mapp

in Human Rights and Social Justice in a Global Perspective: An Introduction to International Social Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195313451
eISBN:
9780199893423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313451.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter introduces common human rights documents, the framework which will undergird this work. International human rights documents provide a preliminary way to compare social development ... More


The Emergence of International Standards

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Environmental Accountability in International Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198738046
eISBN:
9780191801525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738046.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter provides a short theoretical discussion on the role of standards, as opposed to rules and principles, in the progressive development of international law. The chapter also assesses the ... More


Human Rights, Sovereignty, and the Responsibility to Protect

Cristina Lafont

in Critical Theory in Critical Times: Transforming the Global Political and Economic Order

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231181518
eISBN:
9780231543620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231181518.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In 2005 the General Assembly unanimously endorsed the Responsibility-to-Protect doctrine. This led to heated debates that suggest that principled commitments to human rights and sovereignty are on a ... More


Towards a General Theory of Human Rights Planning: Part II

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/9780198822844.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Part I, ‘Theoretical Perspectives’, which is structured in two chapters (Chapters 1 and 2), develops a new general theory of human rights planning including four sub-theories. The first sub-theory, ... More


Theoretical Approaches to Higher Education

Jane Kotzmann

in The Human Rights-Based Approach to Higher Education: Why Human Rights Norms Should Guide Higher Education Law and Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190863494
eISBN:
9780190863524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863494.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores two general theoretical models that are used to frame higher education policy. Under the market-based approach to higher education teaching and learning, higher education is ... More


Conclusions and Recommendations

Silvia Scarpa

in Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199541904
eISBN:
9780191715464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541904.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The concluding chapter summarises the most important remarks contained in the various chapters of the book and contains specific recommendations aimed at contributing to the complete abolition of ... More


Capabilities, human rights and the challenge to workfare

Mick Carpenter, Stuart Speeden, Colin Griffin, and Nick Walters

in Beyond the workfare state: Labour markets, equalities and human rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348739
eISBN:
9781447301547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348739.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter talks about the basis for developing an alternative capabilities and human rights approach, in the context of the creation of the new Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). It ... More


Health and Human Rights through Development: The Right to Development, Rights-Based Approach to Development, and Sustainable Development Goals

Stephen P. Marks and Alice Han

in Foundations of Global Health & Human Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197528297
eISBN:
9780197528334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528297.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the evolution of sustainable human development as central to health governance, drawing on international human rights norms and standards to establish a human rights-based ... More


Human rights-based approaches to social policy development

Margaret Buckley and Fiona Dukelow

in International Human Rights, Social Policy & Global: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447349211
eISBN:
9781447349259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349211.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 13 provides an introduction to Section Three of the book which links international human rights mechanisms to social policy development. It argues that the formulation of specific rights ... More


Social Accountability in the World Bank: How Does It Overlap with Human Rights?

Hans-Otto Sano

in Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520283091
eISBN:
9780520958920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283091.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores the recent emphasis by the World Bank on “social accountability,” that is, “affirming and making operational the direct accountability relationships between citizens and the ... More


The United Nations Population Fund: An Evolving Human Rights Mission and Approach to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Reproductive Rights

Emilie Filmer-Wilson and Luis Mora

in Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190672676
eISBN:
9780190672713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672676.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter analyzes UNFPA’s evolving human rights approach to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, of which the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) ... More


The United Nations Special Procedures: Peopling Human Rights, Peopling Global Health

Thérèse Murphy and Amrei Müller

in Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190672676
eISBN:
9780190672713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672676.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the UN Special Procedures, a system of independent experts appointed to monitor and report on human rights violations and to advise and assist in promoting and protecting ... More


The right to health in Japan: challenges of a super-ageing society and implications from its 2011 public health emergency

Hiroaki Matsuura and Eriko Sase

in Advancing the Human Right to Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661619
eISBN:
9780191765056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661619.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Using a human rights-based approach, this chapter reviews Japan’s healthcare system, identifying the achievements and challenges, with emphasis on the ageing population. The results suggest the ... More


Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World

Benjamin Mason Meier and Lawrence O. Gostin (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190672676
eISBN:
9780190672713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672676.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Institutions matter for the advancement of human rights in global health. Given the dramatic development of human rights under international law and the parallel proliferation of global institutions ... More


Sustainable Financing through Domestic Resource Mobilization (DRM): The Role of International Law

Francesco Seatzu

in Sovereign Debt and Human Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198810445
eISBN:
9780191847783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810445.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Domestic resource mobilization (DRM) has assumed increasing significance as a form of financing for sustainable development and economic growth in Africa. This chapter explores the present and future ... More


The Human Rights-Based Approach to Higher Education: Why Human Rights Norms Should Guide Higher Education Law and Policy

Jane Kotzmann

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190863494
eISBN:
9780190863524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863494.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

A human right to higher education was included in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), which came into force in 1976. Yet the world has changed significantly ... More


The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Funding Basic Services and Meeting the Challenge of Rights-Based Programs

Ralf Jürgens, Joanne Csete, Hyeyoung Lim, Susan Timberlake, and Matthew Smith

in Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190672676
eISBN:
9780190672713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672676.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria was born of an interest among donors to greatly expand access to basic services to address three diseases. Spurred in many cases by civil ... More


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