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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


Courts and the Construction of Childhood: A New Way of Thinking

John Tobin

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/9780199652501.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores what is meant by a new way of judicial thinking in which children are conceived of as independent subjects with rights and entitlements as opposed to mere objects in need of ... More


Just War

Simon Caney

in Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The aim of this chapter is to analyse a number of prominent views concerning the nature of a just war and, having criticized them, to outline the account of a just war that follows from a ... More


Developmental Social Work and People with Disabilities

JENNIFER KNAPP and JAMES MIDGLEY

in Social Work and Social Development: Theories and Skills for Developmental Social Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732326
eISBN:
9780199863471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732326.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses what has been called the rights-based, developmental approach to social work with people with disabilities. Drawing on social development ideas, the chapter focuses on the ... 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


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


Genocide and Political Groups

David L. Nersessian

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This book provides an examination of the crime of genocide in connection with political groups. It offers an empirical study of the current status of political groups under customary international ... More


Meeting the needs of people with disabilities

Judith Healy and Martin McKee

in Accessing Healthcare: Responding to diversity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198516187
eISBN:
9780191723681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198516187.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Disabled people have a major stake in health services, often as regular users, although the experience of many is that disability can be caused not just by their impairment, but by societal barriers ... More


Human Groups and Genocide

Dr. David Nersessian

in Genocide and Political Groups

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter analyses whether political groups merit equal treatment to the four groups enumerated in the Genocide Convention. It first discusses what human ‘groups’ really are and the inherent ... 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


Human Rights, Politics, and Development

Joel E. Oestreich

in Development and Human Rights: Rhetoric and Reality in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190637347
eISBN:
9780190637378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637347.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

This chapter sets up the two key questions for the book: How does a rights-based approach to development change the way UN agencies pursue their development agenda? And, how does the pursuit of human ... 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


Quantitative approaches to HIA

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers health impact assessment (HIA) from the perspective of disease, experts, and quantification. Impacts of disease (including accidents and mental illness) are clearer than ... 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


Strategies and Outcomes of Rights-based Approaches

Joel E. Oestreich

in Development and Human Rights: Rhetoric and Reality in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190637347
eISBN:
9780190637378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637347.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

The first part of this chapter summarizes the various strategies used by UN agencies to overcome political opposition from India to a rights-based approach. The second part considers how successful ... More


The United Nations Children’s Fund: Implementing Human Rights for Child Health

Benjamin Mason Meier, Mitra Motlagh, and Kumanan Rasanathan

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/9780190672676.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter assesses UNICEF efforts to implement the child’s right to health, reviewing UNICEF’s evolving governance to address global health, examining the influence of the Convention on the Rights ... 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


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


Introduction: Responding to the Public Health Harms of a Globalizing World through Human Rights in Global Governance

Benjamin Mason Meier and Lawrence O. Gostin

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/9780190672676.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This introductory chapter outlines the global governance institutions that structure the realization of human rights for global health. With this volume examining the relationship between human ... More


Development and Human Rights: Rhetoric and Reality in India

Joel E. Oestreich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190637347
eISBN:
9780190637378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637347.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

Development and Human Rights in India examines how UN agencies are following a “rights-based approach to development” in India. It asks two questions: How (if at all) does the implementation of a ... More


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