The Lhotsampa People of Bhutan: Resilience and Survival by Venkat Pulla

By Venkat Pulla

This e-book offers perception into one of many world's quietest human rights abuses. the tale of the Lhotsampa humans of Bhutan describes their trip of coping and resilience, incorporating qualitative examine undertaken within the refugee camps in Nepal and resettlement components in Australia and in different places on the planet.

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By Venkat Pulla

This e-book offers perception into one of many world's quietest human rights abuses. the tale of the Lhotsampa humans of Bhutan describes their trip of coping and resilience, incorporating qualitative examine undertaken within the refugee camps in Nepal and resettlement components in Australia and in different places on the planet.

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Sex-Selective Abortion in India by Tulsi Patel

By Tulsi Patel

Is sleek India going gender-awry, in particular as society turns out to show opposed to the feminine child and fetus? This quantity increases the emotive factor of hundreds of thousands of women in India who fail to seem at the social scene, no longer figuratively, yet in genuine demographic phrases. The members to this quantity, all wonderful demographers and/or social scientists, describe the political financial system of sentiments and sexual mores that lead mom and dad to kill unborn daughters. In doing so, they ably get to the bottom of the values, ideas, and practices at the back of the depleting baby intercourse ratio in India. the amount examines the ways that reproductive applied sciences similar to the ultrasound are misused on the kinfolk, neighborhood, and kingdom degrees. during this alarming state of affairs, it highlights either the participation and defiance of some of the gurus facing copy, future health prone, and the matter of lady feticide. Their engagement with the nation is analyzed within the mild of colonial regulations, the legislations of adoption, overall healthiness regulations, relations making plans courses, and the Pre-natal Diagnostic innovations (PNDT) Act of 1994 and its modification in 2002.

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By Tulsi Patel

Is sleek India going gender-awry, in particular as society turns out to show opposed to the feminine child and fetus? This quantity increases the emotive factor of hundreds of thousands of women in India who fail to seem at the social scene, no longer figuratively, yet in genuine demographic phrases. The members to this quantity, all wonderful demographers and/or social scientists, describe the political financial system of sentiments and sexual mores that lead mom and dad to kill unborn daughters. In doing so, they ably get to the bottom of the values, ideas, and practices at the back of the depleting baby intercourse ratio in India. the amount examines the ways that reproductive applied sciences similar to the ultrasound are misused on the kinfolk, neighborhood, and kingdom degrees. during this alarming state of affairs, it highlights either the participation and defiance of some of the gurus facing copy, future health prone, and the matter of lady feticide. Their engagement with the nation is analyzed within the mild of colonial regulations, the legislations of adoption, overall healthiness regulations, relations making plans courses, and the Pre-natal Diagnostic innovations (PNDT) Act of 1994 and its modification in 2002.

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Women’s Rights and Human Rights: International Historical by P. Grimshaw, K. Holmes, M. Lake

By P. Grimshaw, K. Holmes, M. Lake

This foreign choice of historic paintings explores the breadth and creativity of women's struggles for human rights, citizenship and social justice internationally. It brings jointly twenty contributions by means of students in women's historical past, whose paintings displays the worldwide achieve of the foreign Federation for learn in Women's historical past. as well as featuring reviews by means of popular students within the usa and Europe, the ebook is specified in additionally bringing the paintings of students from areas reminiscent of South and East Asia and the Pacific to the eye of a world viewers.

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By P. Grimshaw, K. Holmes, M. Lake

This foreign choice of historic paintings explores the breadth and creativity of women's struggles for human rights, citizenship and social justice internationally. It brings jointly twenty contributions by means of students in women's historical past, whose paintings displays the worldwide achieve of the foreign Federation for learn in Women's historical past. as well as featuring reviews by means of popular students within the usa and Europe, the ebook is specified in additionally bringing the paintings of students from areas reminiscent of South and East Asia and the Pacific to the eye of a world viewers.

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Philosophy and Resistance in the Crisis: Greece and the by Costas Douzinas

By Costas Douzinas

This ebook is ready the worldwide trouble and the fitting to resistance, approximately neoliberal biopolitics and direct democracy, in regards to the accountability of intellectuals and the poetry of the multitude. utilizing Greece as an instance, Douzinas argues that the power series of protests, uprisings and revolutions has significantly replaced the political panorama. This new politics is the newest instance of the force to withstand, a persevering attribute of the human spirit.

The european and the IMF used Greece as a guinea pig to check the stipulations of social reconstruction in instances of hindrance. however the manifold resistances became the article of experimentation right into a political topic and overturned the plans of elites. the assumption and bounds of democracy are redefined within the position in their start.

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By Costas Douzinas

This ebook is ready the worldwide trouble and the fitting to resistance, approximately neoliberal biopolitics and direct democracy, in regards to the accountability of intellectuals and the poetry of the multitude. utilizing Greece as an instance, Douzinas argues that the power series of protests, uprisings and revolutions has significantly replaced the political panorama. This new politics is the newest instance of the force to withstand, a persevering attribute of the human spirit.

The european and the IMF used Greece as a guinea pig to check the stipulations of social reconstruction in instances of hindrance. however the manifold resistances became the article of experimentation right into a political topic and overturned the plans of elites. the assumption and bounds of democracy are redefined within the position in their start.

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International Humanitarian Law and International Human

The concept foreign humanitarian legislations (IHL) and overseas human rights legislation (IHRL) are complementary, instead of together specific regimes generated a paradigmatic shift within the overseas criminal discourse. The reconciliation was once pushed by means of a humanistic ethos and its function used to be to provide better security of the rights to existence, liberty and dignity of all contributors less than all situations. The complementarity of either regimes presently enjoys the prestige of the recent orthodoxy and at the same time invitations serious mirrored image. This number of essays accepts the invitation, supplying diversified checks of the benefits of taking human rights to the battlefields of the twenty-first century.

International Humanitarian legislations and foreign Human Rights Law contains 3 components:
Part I makes a speciality of the paradigmatic (security established "armed conflict" vs. human rights based "law enforcement" paradigms) and the normative complexities of the interplay among either regimes within the "fight opposed to terror" and in different, allegedly new, kinds of wars.
Part II discusses the interaction among IHRL and IHL within the context of 3 particular regimes: belligerent career, the ecu courtroom of Human Rights, and the security of cultural history.
Part III explores the capability fusion of IHL and IHRL right into a new paradigm in parts: post-bellum responsibility and reimbursement to sufferers of conflict crimes.

The variety of matters, multitude of competing norms and narratives, and transferring paradigms explored during this assortment, speak with one another. This dialog mirrors the method in which overseas legislation - paying deference to political realities whereas at the same time trying to go beyond them - charts new pathways to boost its humanizing undertaking.

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The concept foreign humanitarian legislations (IHL) and overseas human rights legislation (IHRL) are complementary, instead of together specific regimes generated a paradigmatic shift within the overseas criminal discourse. The reconciliation was once pushed by means of a humanistic ethos and its function used to be to provide better security of the rights to existence, liberty and dignity of all contributors less than all situations. The complementarity of either regimes presently enjoys the prestige of the recent orthodoxy and at the same time invitations serious mirrored image. This number of essays accepts the invitation, supplying diversified checks of the benefits of taking human rights to the battlefields of the twenty-first century.

International Humanitarian legislations and foreign Human Rights Law contains 3 components:
Part I makes a speciality of the paradigmatic (security established "armed conflict" vs. human rights based "law enforcement" paradigms) and the normative complexities of the interplay among either regimes within the "fight opposed to terror" and in different, allegedly new, kinds of wars.
Part II discusses the interaction among IHRL and IHL within the context of 3 particular regimes: belligerent career, the ecu courtroom of Human Rights, and the security of cultural history.
Part III explores the capability fusion of IHL and IHRL right into a new paradigm in parts: post-bellum responsibility and reimbursement to sufferers of conflict crimes.

The variety of matters, multitude of competing norms and narratives, and transferring paradigms explored during this assortment, speak with one another. This dialog mirrors the method in which overseas legislation - paying deference to political realities whereas at the same time trying to go beyond them - charts new pathways to boost its humanizing undertaking.

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Education, Equality and Human Rights: Issues of Gender, by Mike Cole

By Mike Cole

A accomplished research and reference booklet on human rights and their courting to schooling. Race, incapacity, gender, sexuality and social type are all coated in a layout that would make this a useful resource ebook for undergraduate and postgraduate scholars.

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By Mike Cole

A accomplished research and reference booklet on human rights and their courting to schooling. Race, incapacity, gender, sexuality and social type are all coated in a layout that would make this a useful resource ebook for undergraduate and postgraduate scholars.

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Enforcing obligations erga omnes in international law by Dr Christian J. Tams

By Dr Christian J. Tams

The concept that of tasks erga omnes--obligations to the overseas group as a whole--has interested foreign attorneys for many years, but its unique implications stay uncertain. This publication assesses how this idea impacts the enforcement of foreign legislation. It demonstrates that every one States are entitled to invoke responsibilities erga omnes in lawsuits prior to the foreign court docket of Justice, and to take countermeasures based on critical erga omnes breaches. furthermore, it indicates methods of opting for responsibilities that qualify as erga omnes.

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By Dr Christian J. Tams

The concept that of tasks erga omnes--obligations to the overseas group as a whole--has interested foreign attorneys for many years, but its unique implications stay uncertain. This publication assesses how this idea impacts the enforcement of foreign legislation. It demonstrates that every one States are entitled to invoke responsibilities erga omnes in lawsuits prior to the foreign court docket of Justice, and to take countermeasures based on critical erga omnes breaches. furthermore, it indicates methods of opting for responsibilities that qualify as erga omnes.

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Culture Jamming: Activism and the Art of Cultural Resistance by Marilyn DeLaure, Moritz Fink, Mark Dery

By Marilyn DeLaure, Moritz Fink, Mark Dery

A collaboration of political activism and participatory tradition looking to upend patron capitalism, together with interviews with The sure males, The Guerrilla women, between others. 
 
Coined within the Nineteen Eighties, “culture jamming” refers to an array of strategies deployed through activists to critique, subvert, and differently “jam” the workings of buyer tradition. starting from media hoaxes and ads parodies to flash mobs and road paintings, those activities search to break the move of dominant, capitalistic messages that permeate our day-by-day lives. hired by means of Occupy Wall road protesters and the Russian feminist punk band Pussy rebel alike, tradition jamming scrambles the sign, injects the unforeseen, and spurs audiences to imagine severely and problem the prestige quo.                 

The essays, interviews, and artistic paintings assembled during this special quantity discover the transferring contours of tradition jamming by way of plumbing its background, mapping its alterations, checking out its strength, and assessing its efficacy. Revealing how tradition jamming is straight away playful and politically transgressive, this obtainable assortment explores the measure to which tradition jamming has fulfilled its innovative goals. that includes unique essays from favorite media students discussing Banksy and Shepard Fairey, foundational texts corresponding to Mark Dery’s tradition jamming manifesto, and paintings via and interviews with noteworthy tradition jammers together with the Guerrilla ladies, The convinced males, and Reverend Billy, Culture Jamming makes an important contribution to our realizing of artistic resistance and participatory tradition.

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By Marilyn DeLaure, Moritz Fink, Mark Dery

A collaboration of political activism and participatory tradition looking to upend patron capitalism, together with interviews with The sure males, The Guerrilla women, between others. 
 
Coined within the Nineteen Eighties, “culture jamming” refers to an array of strategies deployed through activists to critique, subvert, and differently “jam” the workings of buyer tradition. starting from media hoaxes and ads parodies to flash mobs and road paintings, those activities search to break the move of dominant, capitalistic messages that permeate our day-by-day lives. hired by means of Occupy Wall road protesters and the Russian feminist punk band Pussy rebel alike, tradition jamming scrambles the sign, injects the unforeseen, and spurs audiences to imagine severely and problem the prestige quo.                 

The essays, interviews, and artistic paintings assembled during this special quantity discover the transferring contours of tradition jamming by way of plumbing its background, mapping its alterations, checking out its strength, and assessing its efficacy. Revealing how tradition jamming is straight away playful and politically transgressive, this obtainable assortment explores the measure to which tradition jamming has fulfilled its innovative goals. that includes unique essays from favorite media students discussing Banksy and Shepard Fairey, foundational texts corresponding to Mark Dery’s tradition jamming manifesto, and paintings via and interviews with noteworthy tradition jammers together with the Guerrilla ladies, The convinced males, and Reverend Billy, Culture Jamming makes an important contribution to our realizing of artistic resistance and participatory tradition.

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Rethinking Asylum: History, Purpose, and Limits by Matthew E. Price

By Matthew E. Price

Every year, millions of individuals observe for asylum in Europe, North the USA, and Australia. a few worry political persecution and genocide; a few are escaping civil battle or environmental disaster; others flee poverty, crime, or family violence. Who may still qualify for asylum? routinely, asylum has been reserved for the goals of presidency persecution, yet many think that its scope will be widened to guard others uncovered to critical damage. Matthew cost argues for holding asylum's specialize in persecution - at the same time different varieties of refugee reduction are elevated - and provides a framework for finding out what constitutes persecution. Asylum, he argues, not just protects refugees but additionally expresses political values by means of condemning states for mistreating these refugees. Price's argument explains not just why asylum continues to be politically suitable and invaluable, but additionally why states may still dismantle a number of the boundaries they've got erected opposed to asylum seekers during the last fifteen years.

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By Matthew E. Price

Every year, millions of individuals observe for asylum in Europe, North the USA, and Australia. a few worry political persecution and genocide; a few are escaping civil battle or environmental disaster; others flee poverty, crime, or family violence. Who may still qualify for asylum? routinely, asylum has been reserved for the goals of presidency persecution, yet many think that its scope will be widened to guard others uncovered to critical damage. Matthew cost argues for holding asylum's specialize in persecution - at the same time different varieties of refugee reduction are elevated - and provides a framework for finding out what constitutes persecution. Asylum, he argues, not just protects refugees but additionally expresses political values by means of condemning states for mistreating these refugees. Price's argument explains not just why asylum continues to be politically suitable and invaluable, but additionally why states may still dismantle a number of the boundaries they've got erected opposed to asylum seekers during the last fifteen years.

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