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War, Peace, and Memory Politics in Central America *

Rachel Sieder

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter considers the role of ‘memory politics’ – understood as the combination of official and unofficial attempts to deal with the legacy of past violations – in the struggle for ... More


Regional Integration and Transnational Politics: Popular Sector Strategies in the NAFTA Era

María Lorena Cook

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Explores a novel and unexpected by‐product of the process of negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement—a network of North American labour, environmental, human rights, and other citizens’ ... More


Introduction

Alexandra Barahona de Brito, Carmen González‐Enríquez, and Paloma Aguilar

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The general aim of this book is to shed light on how countries deal with legacies of repression during a transition from authoritarian or totalitarian rule to democratic rule. Two broad kinds of ... More


Slavery and the Emergence of Non-governmental Organizations

Kevin Bales

in Understanding Global Slavery: A Reader

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245068
eISBN:
9780520932074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245068.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter looks at the first major human rights organization and campaign, and uses the history of the antislavery movement to chart the evolution of the organization and the influence of nonstate ... More


Reputation: Human Rights Meanings and Trust

James Ron, Shannon Golden, David Crow, and Archana Pandya

in Taking Root: Human Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199975044
eISBN:
9780190677299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975044.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter surveys global South publics’ definitions of “human rights” and perceptions of local human rights organizations. Many human rights practitioners fear negative public opinions about human ... More


Beyond Basic Human Security: The Role of Religious Institutions in Angola

James Tiburcio

in Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827732
eISBN:
9780199950553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827732.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Human security comprises the basic welfare, human rights, social desires, and subjective interests of a given population. In the past, a focus on national security has led to the oversight of vast ... More


Resources: Universal Values, Foreign Money

James Ron, Shannon Golden, David Crow, and Archana Pandya

in Taking Root: Human Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199975044
eISBN:
9780190677299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975044.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the persistence of the top-down foreign funding resource pattern for local human rights organizations (LHROs) in the global South. Local publics have generally high levels of ... More


Reach: Human Rights Exposure and Engagement

James Ron, Shannon Golden, David Crow, and Archana Pandya

in Taking Root: Human Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199975044
eISBN:
9780190677299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975044.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyzes the diffusion of human rights consciousness among global South publics. Survey data reveal broad diffusion of human rights discourse, as respondents report hearing “human ... More


Cautious Optimism

James Ron, Shannon Golden, David Crow, and Archana Pandya

in Taking Root: Human Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199975044
eISBN:
9780190677299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975044.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses key findings of the preceding chapters and presents some directions for future research. While public opinion in the global South is far from monolithic, this research found ... More


Digital Cosmopolitanisms: The Gendered Visual Culture of Human Rights Activism

Sujata Moorti

in Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737309
eISBN:
9780814744680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737309.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores how visual documentation of civil crises in the Global South reinscribe a digital colonialism, focusing on the representations of gender and sexuality in videos about the Oaxaca ... More


Introduction

Elise Muir

in EU Equality Law: The First Fundamental Rights Policy of the EU

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198814665
eISBN:
9780191852350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814665.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

An intense debate was sparked in the late 1990s: should the EU become a ‘Human Rights Organization’? Twenty years later, in the midst of a migration, security, and economic crisis, the relevance of ... More


Dialogue with Petitioners and Human Rights Organizations

David Scharia

in Judicial Review of National Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199393367
eISBN:
9780199393398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393367.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Israeli Supreme Court conducts a dialogue via its judgments on national securityas well with petitioners and the human rights organizations (NGOs) representing them. This chapter is dedicated to ... More


“Aren’t we true Catholics?”

Gustavo Morello, SJ

in The Catholic Church and Argentina’s Dirty War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190234270
eISBN:
9780190234294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234270.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter narrates the involvement of the archbishop’s office and the mixed opinions about the Catholic bishops’ position in the case. It places the bishops’ behavior in the context of the ... More


Racism or Power?: Explaining Perpetrator Motivation in Interethnic Cases

Jeannine Bell

in Hate Thy Neighbor: Move-In Violence and the Persistence of Racial Segregation in American Housing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791448
eISBN:
9780814760222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791448.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter highlights acts of anti-integrationist violence in Los Angeles to explain the roles of geography and neighborhood dominance in the construction of localized racial hierarchies. These ... More


The Meanings of Symptoms and Services for Guantánamo Detainees

Neil Krishan Aggarwal

in Mental Health in the War on Terror: Culture, Science, and Statecraft

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166645
eISBN:
9780231538442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166645.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on the varying interpretations of the “violent” behaviors of detainees in the Guantánamo Bay detention facility. Such behaviors include suicide attempts, self-smearing with ... More


4 Racism or Power?: Explaining Perpetrator Motivation in Interethnic Cases

Jeannine Bell

in Hate Thy Neighbor: Move-In Violence and the Persistence of Racial Segregation in American Housing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791448
eISBN:
9780814760222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791448.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter highlights acts of anti-integrationist violence in Los Angeles to explain the roles of geography and neighborhood dominance in the construction of localized racial hierarchies. These ... More


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