eBook The SAGE Handbook of Human Rights, 1st Edition

  • Anja Mihr
  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1473907195
  • ISBN-13: 9781473907195
  • DDC: 323
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1136 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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This Handbook provides a state of the art analysis of the discipline that addresses the history and development of human rights standards and its movements, mechanisms and institutions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Figures and Tables.
Notes on the Editors and Contributors.
1: Theoretical Issues and Methodology.
2: Human Rights Research and Theory.
3: Pleading for a New History of Human Rights.
4: Universalism and Relativism.
5: Governance and Human Rights.
6: Mainstreaming Human Rights: Assessing the Impact of 60 Years of International Human Rights Law.
7: The Interaction between International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law.
8: International Relations Theories and Human Rights.
9: The Two Covenants and the Evolution of Human Rights.
10: Physical Integrity and Human Rights.
11: Human Rights Measurement.
12: Social Science, Methods and Human Rights.
13: Norms and Standards.
14: Asymmetric Non-International Violent Conflicts: Challenges to the Protection of Human Rights.
15: National Security, Counterterrorism and Human Rights: Anticipating the Real Threat of Terrorism.
16: Climate Change and Human Rights.
17: Migration, Refugees, Asylum and Uprooted Peoples' Rights.
18: The Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
19: The Human Rights of Gays, Lesbians, Bisexual and Transgender People.
20: Human Rights, Women and Gender.
21: Inclusion versus Exclusion.
22: Human Rights Defenders and Activism.
23: Non-State Actors in Human Rights Promotion.
24: Business, Trade and Human Rights.
25: Communication and New Technology.
26: Human Rights in Popular Culture.
27: Making Human Rights Visible through Photography and Film.
28: Human Rights and Art.
29: Human Rights in Literature.
30: States, Superheroes and Storytellers: Human Rights through Comics and Graphic Novels.
31: Music and Human Rights.
32: Human Rights and Celebrities.
33: Human Rights in International Sports.
1: Human Rights Mechanisms.
2: The United Nations Human Rights System: The Genesis and Role of the Human Rights Council and the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
3: The African Regional Human Rights System.
4: The Inter-American System of Human Rights.
5: The League of Arab States and Human Rights.
6: Human Rights Systems in the Asia-Pacific.
7: European Human Rights System.
8: The European Convention on Human Rights and the Protection of Socio-Economic Demands.
9: National Human Rights Institutions.
10: Human Rights Cities.
11: Global Justice and Accountability.
12: The Extension and Legalization of Human Rights.
13: Domestic Courts and International Human Rights.
14: Human Rights in Accountability Processes: A Look at Ad Hoc Hybrid Criminal Courts.
15: International Jurisdiction.
16: From Humanitarian Intervention to the Responsibility to Protect: Old Wine in a New Bottle or the Progressive Development of International Law?.
17: Peace, Reconciliation and Sustainability.
18: Awareness, Learning and Education in Human Rights.
19: “Fact-Based Storytelling” or Fact-Based Activism? Tensions, Strategies and Next Steps of Human Rights and Journalism.
20: Prevention and Human Rights.
21: Peacebuilding and Human Rights.
22: Transitional Justice and Human Rights.
23: Human Rights, Memory and Reconciliation: Korea–Japan Relations.
24: People, Power and Property.
25: People's Power and Participation.
26: Human Right to Development.
27: Intellectual Property Rights.
28: Future Directions.
29: Social Change and Human Rights.
30: Universal Human Rights and States’ International Responsibility.
31: The Environment and Human Rights.
32: Reconceptualizing Human Rights Duty-Bearers.