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Adaptation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.111, h-index: 4)
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Age and Ageing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 85, SJR: 1.611, h-index: 107)
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Bioscience Horizons : The National Undergraduate Research J.     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.213, h-index: 9)
Biostatistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 1.955, h-index: 55)
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British J. of Criminology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 528, SJR: 1.373, h-index: 62)
British J. of Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 83, SJR: 0.771, h-index: 53)
British Medical Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 1.391, h-index: 84)
British Yearbook of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
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Cambridge J. of Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 58, SJR: 0.957, h-index: 59)
Cambridge J. of Regions, Economy and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 1.067, h-index: 22)
Cambridge Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.1, h-index: 7)
Capital Markets Law J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Carcinogenesis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 2.439, h-index: 167)
Cardiovascular Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 2.897, h-index: 175)
Cerebral Cortex     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41, SJR: 4.827, h-index: 192)
CESifo Economic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.501, h-index: 19)
Chemical Senses     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 1.436, h-index: 76)
Children and Schools     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.211, h-index: 18)
Chinese J. of Comparative Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Chinese J. of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.737, h-index: 11)
Chinese J. of Intl. Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.238, h-index: 15)
Christian Bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.191, h-index: 8)
Classical Receptions J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.1, h-index: 3)
Clinical Infectious Diseases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 59, SJR: 4.742, h-index: 261)
Clinical Kidney J.     Open Access   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.338, h-index: 19)
Community Development J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.47, h-index: 28)
Computer J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.371, h-index: 47)
Conservation Physiology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Contemporary Women's Writing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.111, h-index: 3)
Contributions to Political Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.313, h-index: 10)
Critical Values     Full-text available via subscription  
Current Legal Problems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Current Zoology     Full-text available via subscription   (SJR: 0.999, h-index: 20)
Database : The J. of Biological Databases and Curation     Open Access   (Followers: 11, SJR: 1.068, h-index: 24)
Digital Scholarship in the Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Diplomatic History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.296, h-index: 22)
DNA Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4, SJR: 2.42, h-index: 77)
Dynamics and Statistics of the Climate System     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Early Music     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.124, h-index: 11)
Economic Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 63, SJR: 2.052, h-index: 52)
ELT J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 1.26, h-index: 23)
English Historical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 51, SJR: 0.311, h-index: 10)
English: J. of the English Association     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.144, h-index: 3)
Environmental Entomology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.791, h-index: 66)
Environmental Epigenetics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Environmental History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.197, h-index: 25)
EP-Europace     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 2.201, h-index: 71)
Epidemiologic Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 3.917, h-index: 81)
ESHRE Monographs     Hybrid Journal  
Essays in Criticism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.1, h-index: 6)
European Heart J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 49, SJR: 6.997, h-index: 227)
European Heart J. - Cardiovascular Imaging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 2.044, h-index: 58)
European Heart J. - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
European Heart J. - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes     Hybrid Journal  
European Heart J. Supplements     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.152, h-index: 31)
European J. of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 1.568, h-index: 104)
European J. of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 159, SJR: 0.722, h-index: 38)
European J. of Orthodontics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 1.09, h-index: 60)
European J. of Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 1.284, h-index: 64)
European Review of Agricultural Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 1.549, h-index: 42)
European Review of Economic History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28, SJR: 0.628, h-index: 24)
European Sociological Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41, SJR: 2.061, h-index: 53)
Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 11)
Family Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 1.048, h-index: 77)
Fems Microbiology Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.687, h-index: 115)
Fems Microbiology Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 1.126, h-index: 118)
Fems Microbiology Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 7.587, h-index: 150)
Fems Yeast Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 1.213, h-index: 66)
Foreign Policy Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.859, h-index: 10)
Forestry: An Intl. J. of Forest Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.903, h-index: 44)
Forum for Modern Language Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.108, h-index: 6)
French History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32, SJR: 0.123, h-index: 10)
French Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.119, h-index: 7)
French Studies Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.102, h-index: 3)
Gastroenterology Report     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Genome Biology and Evolution     Open Access   (Followers: 10, SJR: 3.22, h-index: 39)
Geophysical J. Intl.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34, SJR: 1.839, h-index: 119)
German History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 0.437, h-index: 13)
GigaScience     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Global Summitry     Hybrid Journal  
Glycobiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 1.692, h-index: 101)
Health and Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 49, SJR: 0.505, h-index: 40)
Health Education Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.814, h-index: 80)
Health Policy and Planning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 1.628, h-index: 66)
Health Promotion Intl.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.664, h-index: 60)
History Workshop J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 0.313, h-index: 20)
Holocaust and Genocide Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.115, h-index: 13)
Human Molecular Genetics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 4.288, h-index: 233)
Human Reproduction     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 79, SJR: 2.271, h-index: 179)
Human Reproduction Update     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 4.678, h-index: 128)
Human Rights Law Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 60, SJR: 0.7, h-index: 21)
ICES J. of Marine Science: J. du Conseil     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 53, SJR: 1.233, h-index: 88)
ICSID Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
ILAR J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 1.099, h-index: 51)
IMA J. of Applied Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.329, h-index: 26)
IMA J. of Management Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.351, h-index: 20)
IMA J. of Mathematical Control and Information     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.661, h-index: 28)
IMA J. of Numerical Analysis - advance access     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 2.032, h-index: 44)
Industrial and Corporate Change     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 1.37, h-index: 81)
Industrial Law J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30, SJR: 0.184, h-index: 15)
Information and Inference     Free  
Integrative and Comparative Biology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 1.911, h-index: 90)
Interacting with Computers     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.529, h-index: 59)
Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.743, h-index: 35)
Intl. Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 52, SJR: 1.264, h-index: 53)
Intl. Data Privacy Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Intl. Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.835, h-index: 15)
Intl. Immunology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 1.613, h-index: 111)
Intl. J. for Quality in Health Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33, SJR: 1.593, h-index: 69)
Intl. J. of Constitutional Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 60, SJR: 0.613, h-index: 19)
Intl. J. of Epidemiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 147, SJR: 4.381, h-index: 145)
Intl. J. of Law and Information Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.247, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Law, Policy and the Family     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29, SJR: 0.307, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Lexicography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.404, h-index: 18)
Intl. J. of Low-Carbon Technologies     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.457, h-index: 12)
Intl. J. of Neuropsychopharmacology     Open Access   (Followers: 3, SJR: 1.69, h-index: 79)
Intl. J. of Public Opinion Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.906, h-index: 33)
Intl. J. of Refugee Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33, SJR: 0.231, h-index: 21)
Intl. J. of Transitional Justice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.833, h-index: 12)
Intl. Mathematics Research Notices     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 2.052, h-index: 42)
Intl. Political Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31, SJR: 1.339, h-index: 19)
Intl. Relations of the Asia-Pacific     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.539, h-index: 17)
Intl. Studies Perspectives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.998, h-index: 28)
Intl. Studies Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39, SJR: 2.184, h-index: 68)
Intl. Studies Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.783, h-index: 38)
ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.155, h-index: 4)
ITNOW     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.102, h-index: 4)
J. of African Economies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.647, h-index: 30)
J. of American History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 43, SJR: 0.286, h-index: 34)
J. of Analytical Toxicology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 1.038, h-index: 60)
J. of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 2.157, h-index: 149)
J. of Antitrust Enforcement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
J. of Applied Poultry Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.563, h-index: 43)
J. of Biochemistry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 43, SJR: 1.341, h-index: 96)
J. of Chromatographic Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.448, h-index: 42)
J. of Church and State     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.167, h-index: 11)
J. of Competition Law and Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35, SJR: 0.442, h-index: 16)
J. of Complex Networks     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 1.165, h-index: 5)
J. of Conflict and Security Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.196, h-index: 15)
J. of Consumer Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 43, SJR: 4.896, h-index: 121)
J. of Crohn's and Colitis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 1.543, h-index: 37)
J. of Cybersecurity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
J. of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.69, h-index: 36)
J. of Design History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.166, h-index: 14)
J. of Economic Entomology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.894, h-index: 76)
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J. of European Competition Law & Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
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J. of Financial Econometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 1.314, h-index: 27)
J. of Global Security Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
J. of Heredity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 1.024, h-index: 76)
J. of Hindu Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.186, h-index: 3)
J. of Hip Preservation Surgery     Open Access  
J. of Human Rights Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.399, h-index: 10)
J. of Infectious Diseases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39, SJR: 4, h-index: 209)
J. of Insect Science     Open Access   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.388, h-index: 31)

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  [SJR: 0.399]   [H-I: 10]   [20 followers]  Follow
    
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   ISSN (Print) 1757-9619 - ISSN (Online) 1757-9627
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  • The Populist Challenge to Human Rights
    • Authors: Alston P.
      First page: 1
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection"><div class="boxTitle">Abstract</div>The nationalistic, xenophobic, misogynistic, and explicitly anti-human rights agenda of many populist political leaders requires human rights proponents to rethink many longstanding assumptions. There is a need to re-evaluate strategies and broaden outreach, while reaffirming the basic principles on which the human rights movement is founded. Amongst the challenges are the need to achieve more effective synergies between international and local human rights movements and to embrace and assert economic and social rights as human rights rather than as welfare or development objectives. It will be crucial to engage with issues of resources and redistribution, including budgets, tax policy, and fiscal policies. There is a need for collaboration with a broader range of actors, to be more persuasive and less didactic, and to be prepared to break with some of the old certainties. Academics should pay attention to the unintended consequences of their scholarship, and everyone in the human rights movement needs to reflect on the contributions each can make.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-04-27
      DOI: 10.1093/jhuman/hux007
       
  • Human Rights in the Populist Era: Mourn then (Re)Organize
    • Authors: Dudai R.
      First page: 16
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection"><div class="boxTitle">Abstract</div>A response to Philip Alston’s lecture ‘The Populist Challenge to Human Rights’.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-04-27
      DOI: 10.1093/jhuman/hux005
       
  • Human Rights and Populism: Some More Questions in Response to Philip
           Alston
    • Authors: Nagaraj VK.
      First page: 22
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection"><div class="boxTitle">Abstract</div>A response to Philip Alston’s lecture ‘The Populist Challenge to Human Rights’.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-04-27
      DOI: 10.1093/jhuman/hux006
       
  • Reply to Dudai and Nagaraj
    • Authors: Alston P.
      First page: 25
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection">The responses by Ron Dudai and Vijay Nagaraj to my lecture at the London School of Economics are greatly appreciated and contain some important insights into the challenges faced by human rights proponents in the new era of populist leaders.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-04-27
      DOI: 10.1093/jhuman/hux008
       
  • ‘Food is a Right … Nobody Should Be Starving on Our Streets’:
           Perceptions of Food Bank Usage in a Mid-Sized City in Ontario, Canada
    • Authors: Smith-Carrier T; Ross K, Kirkham J, et al.
      First page: 29
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection"><div class="boxTitle">Abstract</div>The purpose of this exploratory descriptive qualitative study was to explore the experiences of people accessing the food bank in a mid-sized city in Ontario, Canada, and to gain their perspectives on more progressive alternatives to the charitable food bank model. We conducted interviews with 11 clients of the local food bank and two interviews with individuals experiencing food insecurity who do not access food banks (n = 13), and analysed these data using thematic analysis. Findings document participants’ perceptions of the barriers to obtaining an adequate income, the key characteristics of and challenges associated with food banks, and proposed alternatives to the existing model. Using our study data, we document how the extant charitable food system engenders human rights violations; consider what would be required to move from a charitable model to a rights-based approach; and describe how food bank and human rights practitioners can promote a human rights framework in Canadian public policymaking. Through a rights-based framework, food provision moves beyond mere benevolence to positive rights; rights requiring legislative action and legal recourse should they be denied. In seeking alternatives to food banks, we conclude that a national strategy, built on a basic income and human rights framework, is needed. The perpetuation of food banks ensures the charitable food model is preserved, and people remain hungry.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-03-18
      DOI: 10.1093/jhuman/huw021
       
  • ‘Victims as Educators’: Sentimental Education in a
           Peace-Building Context
    • Authors: Irazuzta I; Rodríguez Maeso S, Villalón AM.
      First page: 50
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection"><div class="boxTitle">Abstract</div>This article analyses the emergence and institutionalization of the figure of the victim in the field of education in the post-conflict context of the Basque Country, Spain. Considering the wider political processes that have given political visibility to victims, we examine their social and political projection in the sphere of Compulsory Secondary Education through the ‘Victims as Educators’ Programme. Our analysis considers three elements: first, the theoretical discussion on ‘sentimental education’ in the field of human rights and, in particular, the tension between reason and feelings; second, the intellectual and political efforts that have gradually shaped government programmes that seek to generate ‘appropriate feelings’ in terms of fostering reconciliation and coexistence; and third, the construction of the figure of the ‘victim as educator’ characterized by a ‘resilient victim’ profile. Both the theoretical discussion and the analysis of the empirical case contribute to the debate on the universality of humanity, on human rights education, and on the increasingly central role of victims in peace-building policies.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-03-15
      DOI: 10.1093/jhuman/hux004
       
  • The Underdeveloped Transformative Potential of Human Rights Education:
           English Primary Education as a Case Study
    • Authors: Struthers AC.
      First page: 68
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection"><div class="boxTitle">Abstract</div>In order for learners to become empowered human rights activists, they must be equipped with relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes. Learner empowerment therefore forms a central element of international human rights education provisions. This article draws upon empirical research to gauge the nature and extent of empowerment in English primary schools, and seeks to better understand the reasons for any deficiencies in its practice. It argues that whilst empowerment-related concepts may be encouraged to a certain extent, learners are unlikely to be emerging from formal schooling with the means to contribute significantly to transformation of the broader human rights culture. Two important barriers are identified: (i) teacher attitudes towards empowerment; and (ii) current government curriculum policy. The article argues on the first of these points that teachers are only likely to become comfortable and confident about such teaching if they are equipped with human rights knowledge, skills and experience in their own training. And on the second, that there needs to be a shift in government policy towards greater learner engagement with empowerment-related skills and relevant community engagement if the current trend towards didactic rote learning is to be reversed.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-01-27
      DOI: 10.1093/jhuman/huw023
       
  • A Morning at the Dealership
    • Authors: Manley S.
      First page: 85
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection"><div class="boxTitle">Abstract</div>This practice note describes an encounter between a Burmese migrant worker and Thai police officers in a Honda dealership, and some of the human rights practice dilemmas it raised.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-01-27
      DOI: 10.1093/jhuman/huw024
       
  • The Marginality of Transitional Justice within Liberal Peacebuilding:
           Causes and Consequences
    • Authors: McAuliffe P.
      First page: 91
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection"><div class="boxTitle">Abstract</div>Transitional justice theory increasingly manifests a division between those who see the field as adding value to contemporary liberal peace missions in post-conflict states and those who argue its roots in this paradigm have resulted in an unduly restrictive vision of justice. Where both mainstream scholars and critics find rare consensus is that transitional justice is a core component, as opposed to a merely marginal aspect, of the liberal peacebuilding enterprise. A belief in the centrality of transitional justice to liberal peacebuilding is held in common by critical transitional justice scholars who argue it replicates its pathologies and more enthusiastic scholars who view it as central to efforts to ground rights-based and democratic cultures. However, this belief in the field’s indispensability to the liberal peace is not borne out by actual peacebuilding practice, where transitional justice is often neglected, marginalized or simply not pursued at all. The apparent embrace of transitional justice in peacebuilding missions approximates what sociological institutionalists label ‘ceremonial conformity’ where an actor adopts policies rhetorically in order to maintain a stream of normative and reputational benefits for its legitimacy, but does not or cannot comply with those commitments. Transitional justice is supportive of liberal peacebuilding outcomes at most, but is not of decisive importance and cannot be said to be a core component in the way that democratization, rule of law or security sector reform are. It is neither as complicit in liberal peacebuilding’s iniquities as critics damn it with, nor as instrumental in the grounding of democratic cultures as its advocates propose. All transitional justice projects are faced with a choice of integration with liberal peacebuilding or disassociation from it—this choice can only be made effectively if actors within the field better understand where their efforts complement or resist the wider liberal peacebuilding process.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-02-27
      DOI: 10.1093/jhuman/huw022
       
  • The Right to Privacy in the Digital Age
    • Authors: Nyst C; Falchetta T.
      First page: 104
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection"><div class="boxTitle">Abstract</div>Recent years have seen the right to privacy, particularly as it pertains to the surveillance and interception of communications, transform from a much-neglected human rights issue to the focus of multiple UN General Assembly and Human Rights Council resolutions. Since March 2015, it has been the subject of a dedicated United Nations special procedures mandate. This policy note seeks to chart the long overdue and rapid progress of the right to privacy to the top of the agendas of regional and international human rights mechanisms. In particular, the note records the role of civil society in supporting the right to privacy’s recent promotion. It identifies the status of norm development around surveillance issues and outlines the major unresolved questions confronting human rights mechanisms for the future.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-02-01
      DOI: 10.1093/jhuman/huw026
       
  • Women’s Health and Human Rights: Converging Avenues for Action in
           East Africa
    • Authors: Pavlish C; Ateva E, Ho A.
      First page: 119
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection"><div class="boxTitle">Abstract</div>Describing a long-term community-based action research project on improving health conditions for displaced persons in Rwanda and South Sudan, this practice note discusses human rights as a framework for improving people’s health. In the course of researching women’s health concerns, researchers learned that human rights violations were a major root cause of poor health among many displaced persons, and especially for women. Partnering with an international non-governmental organization (NGO), the American Refugee Committee, Congolese refugees in Rwanda, and returnees in South Sudan, researchers first explored local perceptions of human rights. Findings were presented to community members and incorporated into a culturally-nuanced health and human rights training programme. We offer lessons learned when working with community members and international partners to develop this community-based educational project on human rights. Primarily, we argue that human rights are intricately related to women’s health. We also suggest that human rights messages are best conceptualized with local concepts and best spoken by trusted community members such as community health workers. Human rights are conceptualized across cultural differences as an ongoing struggle for respect and fair treatment. Women’s experiences of human rights violations most often occur in the context of everyday life and lead to poor outcomes in women’s health. A rights-based framework could assist practitioners and organizations that aim to promote women’s health, development, and well-being.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-02-27
      DOI: 10.1093/jhuman/huw025
       
  • Constitutionalizing Environmental Rights: A Practical Guide
    • Authors: Jeffords C; Gellers JC.
      First page: 136
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection"><div class="boxTitle">Abstract</div>This policy note presents a brief summary of recent quantitative and qualitative research covering: (1) some of the factors associated with country-level adoption of constitutional environmental rights provisions; (2) the subsequent correlations between constitutional environmental rights provisions and environmental and human rights outcomes; and (3) ‘good’ practices in the implementation of constitutional environmental rights. The evidence suggests that, once constitutionalized, environmental rights are positively correlated with environmental and human rights outcomes. Anecdotal accounts also highlight the various ways in which environmental rights have been successfully implemented in different national contexts. This note is thus useful for practitioners because it provides a framework through which one could advocate for or against a particular path to constitutionalizing environmental rights, and offers specific guidance on how environmental rights can be utilized to protect both humans and the natural environment.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-02-06
      DOI: 10.1093/jhuman/hux001
       
  • Budget Analysis as a Tool to Monitor Economic and Social Rights: Where the
           Rubber of International Commitment Meets the Road of Government Policy
    • Authors: Manion M; Ralston R, Matthews T, et al.
      First page: 146
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection"><div class="boxTitle">Abstract</div>This policy and practice note investigates budget analysis as a potential method for human rights practitioners to adopt and implement in their ongoing work. It uses expert interviews, detailed reviews of prior budget analyses, and academic literature to identify the strengths and weaknesses of budget analysis as a method. Budget analysis is a powerful tool for human rights activists. Budgets represent a key piece of evidence for practitioners to hold governments accountable to their obligations to increasingly and effectively generate, allocate, and expend resources for economic and social rights-related programmes. However, there are important issues to consider before conducting a budget analysis, including available expertise and institutional interest in investment, the ability to monitor state allocation over time, and how to work closely with governments. There are also clear limitations to budget analysis as a method, including lack of credible and accessible data, its effectiveness as a monitoring mechanism, and how it can further entrench the assumption that economic and social rights are not on an equal footing with civil and political rights. Despite these issues and limitations, budget analysis should be considered an important, and viable, method for practitioners to consider using in their advocacy efforts.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-02-27
      DOI: 10.1093/jhuman/hux002
       
  • A Playwright for Practitioners: Reflections on Human Rights Storytelling
           and the Art of Naomi Wallace
    • Authors: French N; Phillips B.
      First page: 159
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection"><div class="boxTitle">Abstract</div>As a feature of the Reviews Section of the <span style="font-style:italic;">Journal of Human Rights Practice</span>, we include here the first in a new series on contemporary arts practitioners whose work we believe to be of particular relevance to activists, educators and scholars engaged with human rights practice. Nathaniel French, Literary Associate at New York City’s Signature Theatre, and Brian Phillips, Reviews Editor of the Journal, begin this series with a set of reflections on the work of US playwright Naomi Wallace. Nathaniel French has been the dramaturg for two recent productions of Wallace’s work at Signature Theatre. This two-part essay outlines how some of Wallace’s plays might stimulate fresh thinking about those ‘classic’ personae of the human rights report and campaign: the victim, the witness, and the perpetrator.</span>
      PubDate: 2017-01-30
      DOI: 10.1093/jhuman/huw027
       
  • The Struggle for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 
    • Authors: Vandenhole W.
      First page: 170
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection"><strong>Amnesty International, <span style="font-style:italic;">Human Rights for Human Dignity: A Primer on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights</span> (Second edition). July 2014. 148pp. Index: POL 34/001/2014.</strong></span>
      PubDate: 2017-01-12
      DOI: 10.1093/jhuman/huw019
       
  • A Morning at the Dealership
    • Authors: Manley S.
      First page: 173
      Abstract: <span class="paragraphSection">doi: <strong><a href="article.aspx?volume=&page=">10.1093/jhuman/huw024<span></span></a></strong></span>
      PubDate: 2017-02-17
      DOI: 10.1093/jhuman/hux003
       
 
 
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