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Human Rights

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The purpose of this chapter is to articulate an understanding of basic human rights that is sufficiently clear and cogent to serve as the core of a justice‐based moral theory of international law. To ... More


Self‐Determination and Secession

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Begins the task of applying the justice‐based conception of political legitimacy developed in Part Two of the book to the practically urgent and theoretically vexing issues of secession and ... More


Introduction

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:
10.1093/0198297769.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Starts by looking at the reality of the attitude of the global community to China (in view of its past human rights record) and shows how the normative concern for human rights has influenced the ... More


Constitutional Domestication of International Gender Norms: Categorizations, Illustrations, and Reflections from the Nearside of the Bridge

Ruth Rubio-Marín and Martha I. Morgan

in Gender and Human Rights

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260911
eISBN:
9780191698699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260911.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Aside from the more local forms of government and from the governing systems established by communities that are not defined in terms of geography, women also are affected by the various and ... 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


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

Rosemary Foot

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297765
eISBN:
9780191599279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297769.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Over the five decades since the establishment of the UN Charter and Universal Declaration of Human Rights, human rights issues have become a dominant feature of the international system, embracing ... More


Health, inequalities and mobilisation: human rights and the Millennium Development Goals

Paul Nelson

in Social inequality and public health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423207
eISBN:
9781447303398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423207.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter shows how emerging global human rights norms are being successfully used by civil society groups to drive pro-health policies in both developing and donor countries. This is occurring ... More


Introduction: Fiscal Policy as Human Rights Policy

Philip Alston and Nikki Reisch (eds)

in Tax, Inequality, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190882228
eISBN:
9780190882266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882228.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This introductory chapter illustrates some of the linkages between tax and human rights. Taxation affects which resources stay in private versus public hands, which activities are encouraged or ... More


Rights and Relativity

Sonia Sikka

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/9780199453528.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

A central debate in human rights concerns their purported universality given the diversity of human cultures. This chapter re-examines this debate and argues that it is misguided. Importantly, it ... More


Conclusion

Robyn Linde

in The Globalization of Childhood: The International Diffusion of Norms and Law against the Child Death Penalty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190601379
eISBN:
9780190601393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190601379.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The book ends with a discussion of the imperfect or incomplete diffusion of the norm abolishing the child death penalty and the advancement of juvenile justice and of children as international rights ... More


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