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National Human Rights Institutions

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

in Making Human Rights a Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.003.0010
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter explores how engagement with national human rights institutions (NHRIs) can lead to localization. It first describes the different types of NHRIs, including ombudsmen and human rights ... More


Making Human Rights a Reality

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

In the last six decades, one of the most striking developments in international law is the emergence of a massive body of legal norms and procedures aimed at protecting human rights. In many ... More


Australia and the failure of national bill of rights genesis

David Erdos

in Delegating Rights Protection: The Rise of Bills of Rights in the Westminster World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557769
eISBN:
9780191594380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557769.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the contours of bill of rights debates and outcomes in Australia. The first part of the chapter demonstrates that, similarly to the situation in other Westminster democracies, ... More


Rights in EU Law

Saša Beljin

in The Coherence of EU Law: The Search for Unity in Divergent Concepts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232468
eISBN:
9780191716027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232468.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter investigates the notion of EU rights, starting with a glance at the historical development of rights. This constitutes the starting point for discussions on the relationship between ... More


Overview: National Minority, or Co-nation?

Tove H. Malloy

in National Minority Rights in Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274437
eISBN:
9780191699757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274437.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines the post-1989 discourse on national minority and co-nation rights. It suggests that the foundation of the problem of national minorities in international law is found not in the ... More


Changing Conception of Representation: Issues, Concerns, and Institutions

B.L. Shankar and Valerian Rodrigues

in The Indian Parliament: A Democracy at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067726
eISBN:
9780199080434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067726.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the shift that has taken place in the Indian Parliament from 1950 to the present with regard to the idea of representation. In the early 1950s, elected representatives in the ... More


Co-nation Rights after 1989: Cultural, or Political Rights?

Tove H. Malloy

in National Minority Rights in Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274437
eISBN:
9780191699757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274437.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines co-nation rights in post-1989 Europe. It evaluates whether co-nation rights are seen as part of the human rights regime or whether they are considered as cultural rights that ... More


Minority Rights

David Sorkin

in Jewish Emancipation: A History Across Five Centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691164946
eISBN:
9780691189673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164946.003.0023
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter studies how the Paris Peace Conference introduced national minority rights, thereby guaranteeing Jews equality under the League of Nations' supervision. Yet the signatory successor ... More


Liberalism and Nationalism: The Problem of Co-nation Inclusion in National Self-Determination

Tove H. Malloy

in National Minority Rights in Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274437
eISBN:
9780191699757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274437.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines the problem of co-nation inclusion in national self-determination in the context of liberalism and nationalism. It argues that the tension in national self-determination in ... More


Introduction

Tove H. Malloy

in National Minority Rights in Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274437
eISBN:
9780191699757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274437.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this volume, which is about post-1989 national minority rights discourse in Europe. This book analyses national minority rights discourse in relation ... More


Conclusion

MASHOOD A. BADERIN

in International Human Rights and Islamic Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199285402
eISBN:
9780191709173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285402.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses necessary complementary and practical approaches to the theoretical discussions and arguments advanced in the previous chapters. It includes an explanation of the domestic ... More


From Nature to Nation: French Revolutionary Rights

Dan Edelstein

in On the Spirit of Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226588988
eISBN:
9780226589039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226589039.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

When the French themselves began drafting their own Declaration, they clearly had American models in mind: two-thirds of the final French articles have antecedents in American texts. But this family ... More


A Private Right Conferred Directly by EU Trade Mark Law: An Analysis of the Concept of ‘Distinctiveness’ under EU Law

Rosa Greaves

in From Single Market to Economic Union: Essays in Memory of John A. Usher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695706
eISBN:
9780191741302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695706.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines the concept of ‘distinctiveness’, as it is written under EU law. It first identifies the basic rules about the way ‘distinctiveness’ can be established. It briefly discusses the ... More


Co-nation Rights and the Concept of ‘Collective Rights’: Human Rights, or Institutional Rights?

Tove H. Malloy

in National Minority Rights in Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274437
eISBN:
9780191699757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274437.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter argues that national minority rights may be political cluster rights backed up by political institutions. It examines the prevailing use of collective rights in public international ... More


Revolution

David Sorkin

in Jewish Emancipation: A History Across Five Centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691164946
eISBN:
9780691189673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164946.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines the revolution of 1848, which failed to emancipate central Europe's Jews. The revolution had mixed results. Revolution and counterrevolution temporarily dismantled key ... More


Constitutional Rights and Primary EU Law

ELKE CLOOTS

in National Identity in EU Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198733768
eISBN:
9780191798139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733768.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law

It is argued in this chapter that a rule-like model of adjudication offers a promising avenue for reconciling the goods of European integration and respect for national identity as reflected in ... More


Launching the Equal Rights Movement

Hugh Davis

in We Will Be Satisfied With Nothing Less: The African American Struggle for Equal Rights in the North during Reconstruction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450099
eISBN:
9780801463648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450099.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the factors that motivated northern African Americans to launch the equal rights movement and establish the National Equal Rights League (NERL) late in the Civil War. It also ... More


A Cross-Case Analysis of NHRAPs of Fifty-Three Countries

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/9780198822844.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Part III, ‘Empirical Perspectives’, contains only one chapter, Chapter 5, which presents the results of a cross-case analysis of national human rights action plans of fifty-three countries. Adopting ... More


Independent States and Unfulfilled Expectations

Simon Rabinovitch

in Jewish Rights, National Rites: Nationalism and Autonomy in Late Imperial and Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804792493
eISBN:
9780804793032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792493.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

As discussed in the book’s final chapter, Jewish claims to national minority rights made their way to the Versailles Conference’s deliberations and eventual treaties, and the question of collective ... More


The National Citizens’ Rights Association

Carolyn L. Karcher

in A Refugee from His Race: Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627953
eISBN:
9781469627977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627953.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 4 examines the National Citizens’ Rights Association (NCRA), the interracial civil rights organization Tourgée founded in October 1891 to agitate for equal citizenship. After detailing ... More


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