The SAGE Handbook of Human Rights

Editors: Mihr, Anja and Gibney, Mark
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Sage UK

Single-User Purchase Price: $390.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $585.00
ISBN: 978-0-85-702993-5
Category: Social Sciences
Image Count: 25
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This Handbook covers aspects of of the current state of Human Rights across the globe.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures and Tables
  • Notes on the Editors and Contributors
  • Introduction
  • PART I THEORETICAL ISSUES AND METHODOLOGY
  • 1 Human Rights Research and Theory - Neil J. Mitchell, Bronia Naomi Flett
  • 2 Pleading for a New History of Human Rights - Jean-Paul Lehners
  • 3 Universalism and Relativism - Eva Maria Lassen
  • 4 Governance and Human Rights - Anja Mihr
  • 5 Mainstreaming Human Rights - Heather Smith-Cannoy
  • 6 The Interaction between International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law - Yutaka Arai-Takahashi
  • 7 International Relations Theories and Human Rights - Wolfgang Wagner
  • 8 The Two Covenants and the Evolution of Human Rights - Daniel J. Whelan
  • 9 Physical Integrity and Human Rights - Lena Barrett
  • 10 Human Rights Measurement - Clair Apodaca
  • 11 Social Science, Methods and Human Rights - Todd Landman
  • PART II NORMS AND STANDARDS
  • 12 Asymmetric Non-International Violent Conflicts: Challenges to the Protection of Human Rights - Hans J. Giessmann
  • 13 National Security, Counterterrorism and Human Rights: Anticipating the Real Threat of Terrorism - Quirine Eijkman
  • 14 Climate Change and Human Rights - Dimitra B. Manou
  • 15 Migration, Refugees, Asylum and Uprooted Peoples’ Rights - Azubike Onuora-Oguno
  • 16 The Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Marianne Schulze
  • 17 The Human Rights of Gays, Lesbians, Bisexual and Transgender People - Gwendolyn Beetham
  • 18 Human Rights, Women and Gender - Chiseche Salome Mibenge
  • 19 Inclusion versus Exclusion - Bonny lbhawoh
  • 20 Human Rights Defenders and Activism - Alison Brysk
  • 21 Non-State Actors in Human Rights Promotion - Hans Peter Schmitz
  • 22 Business, Trade and Human Rights - Brigitte Hamm, Christian Scheper, Maike Drebes
  • 23 Communication and New Technology - Aigul Kulnazarova
  • PART III HUMAN RIGHTS IN POPULAR CULTURE
  • 24 Making Human Rights Visible through Photography and Film - Safia Swimelar
  • 25 Human Rights and Art - Míchel Angela Martinez, Alison Dundes Renteln
  • 26 Human Rights in Literature - Elizabeth S. Anker
  • 27 States, Superheroes and Storytellers: Human Rights through Comics and Graphic Novels - Christian Davenport
  • 28 Music and Human Rights - Morag Josephine Grant
  • 29 Human Rights and Celebrities - Hari Jon
  • 30 Human Rights in International Sports - Daniel Warner
  • PART IV HUMAN RIGHTS MECHANISMS
  • 31 The United Nations Human Rights System: The Genesis and Role of the Human Rights Council and the High Commissioner for Human Rights - Julia Kozma
  • 32 The African Regional Human Rights System - Sisay Alemahu Yeshanew
  • 33 The Inter-American System of Human Rights - Diana Contreras-Garduño
  • 34 The League of Arab States and Human Rights - Mervat Rishmawi
  • 35 Human Rights Systems in the Asia-Pacific - Alison Duxbury, Tan Hsien-Li
  • 36 European Human Rights System - Carmen Thiele
  • 37 The European Convention on Human Rights and the Protection of Socio-Economic Demands - Ida Elisabeth Koch
  • 38 National Human Rights Institutions - Valentin Aichele
  • 39 Human Rights Cities - Barbara Oomen, Moritz Baumgärtel
  • PART V GLOBAL JUSTICE AND ACCOUNTABILITY
  • 40 The Extension and Legalization of Human Rights - Monika Heupel
  • 41 Domestic Courts and International Human Rights - Gábor Halmai
  • 42 Human Rights in Accountability Processes: A Look at Ad Hoc Hybrid Criminal Courts - Brianne McGonigle Leyh
  • 43 International Jurisdiction - Mark Gibney
  • 44 From Humanitarian Intervention to the Responsibility to Protect: Old Wine in a New Bottle or the Progressive Development of International Law? - Felipe Gómez Isa
  • PART VI PEACE, RECONCILIATION AND SUSTAINABILITY
  • 45 Awareness, Learning and Education in Human Rights - Katherine Covell
  • 46 “Fact-Based Storytelling” or Fact-Based Activism? Tensions, Strategies and Next Steps of Human Rights and Journalism - Shayna Plaut
  • 47 Prevention and Human Rights - Rhona K.M. Smith
  • 48 Peacebuilding and Human Rights - Thorsten Bonacker, Sina Kowalewski
  • 49 Transitional Justice and Human Rights - Hugo van der Merwe, Jasmina Brankovic
  • 50 Human Rights, Memory and Reconciliation: Korea–Japan Relations - Mikyoung Kim
  • PART VII PEOPLE, POWER AND PROPERTY
  • 51 People's Power and Participation - Mahmood Monshipouri
  • 52 Human Right to Development - Aristoteles Constantinides
  • 53 Intellectual Property Rights - Helle Porsdam
  • PART VIII FUTURE DIRECTIONS
  • 54 Social Change and Human Rights - Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann
  • 55 Universal Human Rights and States’ International Responsibility - Michael Nyongesa Wabwile
  • 56 The Environment and Human Rights - Takele Soboka Bulto
  • 57 Reconceptualizing Human Rights Duty-Bearers - Wouter Vandenhole, Gamze Erdem Türkelli, Rachel Hammonds