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Sexual Rights: Inventing a Concept, Mapping an International Practice

Richard Parker, Regina Maria Barbosa, and Peter Aggleton

in Framing the Sexual Subject: The Politics of Gender, Sexuality, and Power

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520218369
eISBN:
9780520922754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218369.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter addresses some questions that are related to global political processes and struggles for reproductive and sexual rights. It argues that sexual rights can be described as the newest ... More


Sex Robots and the Rights of the Disabled

Ezio Di Nucci

in Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036689
eISBN:
9780262341981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036689.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that the right to sexual satisfaction of severely physically and mentally disabled people, and elderly people who suffer from neurodegenerative diseases, can be fulfilled by ... More


Smells Like Teen Spirit: The Conundrum of Kids, Sex, and the Law

Paul R. Abramson and Annaka Abramson

in Children, Sexuality, and the Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723852
eISBN:
9780814724217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723852.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines psychological theory and research pertaining to children as sexual beings. Childhood sexuality encompasses many issues; self-exploration, biological development, evolutionary ... More


Reproduction and Sexuality In A Changing World: Reaching Consensus

JOSE BARZELATTO and ELIZABETH DAWSON

in Sacred Rights: The Case for Contraception and Abortion in World Religions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160017
eISBN:
9780199849611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160017.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

For women and men to fully enjoy reproductive and sexual health and rights, legal systems must be modified and many social, economic, and political systems revised. Crucial to achieving these changes ... More


Theorizing the Politics of (Homo)Sexualities across Cultures

Mark Blasius

in Global Homophobia: States, Movements, and the Politics of Oppression

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037726
eISBN:
9780252095009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037726.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on an event in the history of sexuality, more specifically in the history of sexuality as a political issue. In recent years, vastly diverse movements around the politics of ... More


Addressing the rights of women in conflict and humanitarian settings

Rajat Khosla, Sandra Krause, and Mihoko Tanabe

in The Health of Refugees: Public Health Perspectives from Crisis to Settlement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198814733
eISBN:
9780191852459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814733.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Sustainable Development Goals commit to an international development agenda based on the fundamental principle of leaving no one behind. However, the global convergence between conflict, crisis, ... More


Sexual Politics and Constitutional Reform in Ecuador: Buen Vivir

Amy Lind

in Global Homophobia: States, Movements, and the Politics of Oppression

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037726
eISBN:
9780252095009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037726.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter turns to the perpetuation of homophobia and transphobia as it is inherent in Ecuador's modernization project; and as it has been politically contested in the context of neoliberal and ... More


Sexual expression and sexual practices in long-term residential facilities for older people

Feliciano Villar

in Intersections of Ageing, Gender and Sexualities: Multidisciplinary International Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447333029
eISBN:
9781447333043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333029.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The chapter analyses barriers that older people living in long term care institutions face to express their sexual interest. It highlights how their health profile (diseases, medications) and ... More


Chemical Castration and the Violation of Sexual Rights

Hallie Liberto

in Treatment for Crime: Philosophical Essays on Neurointerventions in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198758617
eISBN:
9780191818530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758617.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter provides a philosophical analysis of the use of chemical castration as a treatment or punishment for aggravated sexual crimes. Its aim is to strip chemical castration of its various ... More


The Marriage of Convenience: The U.S. Christian Right, African Christianity, and Postcolonial Politics of Sexual Identity

Kapya J. Kaoma

in Global Homophobia: States, Movements, and the Politics of Oppression

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037726
eISBN:
9780252095009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037726.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses how the myth that sexual rights are Western impositions has taken solid root in African theological and political discourse, in spite of the established fact that homosexuality ... More


Religious Actors as an Analytical Category

Ioana Cismas

in Religious Actors and International Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198712824
eISBN:
9780191781186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712824.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter clarifies key concepts of the book. It explains the heuristic function of an analytical category, and the utility of employing religious actors as an analytical device. It then defines ... More


“To Be Let Alone in the Bedroom”: Expanding Sexual Rights through Privacy, 1940s–1960s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) expanded sexual rights through privacy from the 1940s to the 1960s. It considers the ACLU's efforts in defending the First ... More


From feminist extravagance to citizen demand: the movement for abortion legalisation in Uruguay

Inés M Pousadela

in Women's Emancipation and Civil Society Organisations: Challenging or Maintaining the Status Quo?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447324775
eISBN:
9781447324799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324775.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter illustrates the crucial, decades-long contribution of Uruguayan women’s organisations to the emancipation of women. It does so by analysing the political process leading to the recent ... More


Barrier-Free Brothels: Sex Volunteers, Prostitutes, and People with Disabilities

Karen Nakamura

in Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838683
eISBN:
9780824868895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838683.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the controversy surrounding the sexual needs and rights of people with disabilities. More specifically, it asks whether people with disabilities have the right to fulfill their ... More


Religion and Health Care in East Africa: Lessons from Uganda, Mozambique and Ethiopia

Robert Lloyd, Melissa Haussman, and Patrick James

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447337874
eISBN:
9781447336280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337874.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

What is the impact of religious and non-religious beliefs on health care? Health care, an essential aspect of an individual’s physical, emotional, and psychological well-being, is an important way to ... More


Introductory Note: The Activity of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in 2016

Roberto F. Caldas

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190923846
eISBN:
9780190923860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923846.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

During 2016, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights issued fourteen judgments in contentious cases and seven interpretations of previous judgments that covered a wide variety of issues, ranging ... More


Citation and Censure: Pinkwashing and the Sexual Politics of Talking about Israel

Jasbir Puar

in The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680894
eISBN:
9781452948799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680894.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter focuses on the relationship of gay and lesbian sexual rights to the Israel-Palestine conflict. It first surveys the literature on sexual rights within the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... More


Religion, health care, and Africa

Robert B. Lloyd, Melissa Haussman, and Patrick James

in Religion and Health Care in East Africa: Lessons from Uganda, Mozambique and Ethiopia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447337874
eISBN:
9781447336280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337874.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

It is estimated that populations in Africa are afflicted with 24% of the global load of disease with only 13% of the population. This chapter provides theoretical suggestions for studying why this is ... More


Undermining the Political System

Daniel Friedmann

in The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel's Legal Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278502
eISBN:
9780190278533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278502.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter illustrates the gradual weakening of Israel’s central government as its judicial system gained power dramatically. Following Menachem Begin’s resignation, an intense rivalry grew between ... More


Protecting Human Rights

Daniel Friedmann

in The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel's Legal Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278502
eISBN:
9780190278533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278502.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses several human rights cases in which the Supreme Court had played a central role. These cases often involve issues of religion and the state, which raises questions regarding ... More


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