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A research agenda for human rights / edited by Michael Stohl, Alison Brysk.

Contributor(s): Stohl, Michael, 1947- [editor.] | Brysk, Alison, 1960- [editor.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2020]Copyright date: ©2020Description: viii, 193 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781788973076Subject(s): Human rights | Human rights -- Research | DignityLOC classification: JC 571 | R47 2020
Contents:
Introduction to a research agenda for human rights : Generations of human rights scholarship / Alison Brysk -- Study of human rights history : a corpus-based linguistic approach to "human rights" in the nineteenth-century British press / Eetu Vento -- Humanitarianism : coping in the void / David P. Forsythe -- "People out of place" : developing a human rights research agenda on internally displaced persons / Champa Patel -- International human rights law: progress and prospects / Kyle Rapp and Wayne Sandholtz -- Future of transitional justice : mercy or impunity? / Iosif Kovras -- Academic freedom as a human right / George Andreopoulos -- Socio-economic rights : consolidating progress, charting future directions / Inga T. Winkler -- Women's rights : then and now / Feryal Cherif -- Inhumane environments : global violence against environmental justice activists as a human rights violation / Jeff Feng, Matto Mildenberger, and Leah C. Stokes -- Public, the private, and the business-societal : a threefold approach to business responsibility for human rights / Janne Mende -- Understanding human rights at the local level / Gerd Oberleitner and Klaus Starl.
Summary: "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.
List(s) this item appears in: Newly Acquired Library Materials 2021 (2nd sem)
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Human Rights
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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

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