A research agenda for human rights /

A research agenda for human rights / edited by Michael Stohl, Alison Brysk. - viii, 193 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction to a research agenda for human rights : Generations of human rights scholarship / Study of human rights history : a corpus-based linguistic approach to "human rights" in the nineteenth-century British press / Humanitarianism : coping in the void / "People out of place" : developing a human rights research agenda on internally displaced persons / International human rights law: progress and prospects / Future of transitional justice : mercy or impunity? / Academic freedom as a human right / Socio-economic rights : consolidating progress, charting future directions / Women's rights : then and now / Inhumane environments : global violence against environmental justice activists as a human rights violation / Public, the private, and the business-societal : a threefold approach to business responsibility for human rights / Understanding human rights at the local level / Alison Brysk -- Eetu Vento -- David P. Forsythe -- Champa Patel -- Kyle Rapp and Wayne Sandholtz -- Iosif Kovras -- George Andreopoulos -- Inga T. Winkler -- Feryal Cherif -- Jeff Feng, Matto Mildenberger, and Leah C. Stokes -- Janne Mende -- Gerd Oberleitner and Klaus Starl.

"This [book] maps ... research trends for the next generation of interdisciplinary human rights scholars in this particularly troubled time. It charts the historic trajectory of scholarship on the international rights regime, looking ahead to emerging areas of inquiry and suggesting alternative methods and perspectives for studying the pursuit of human dignity"--Publisher's website.


Human rights.
Human rights--Research.

JC 571 / R47 2020