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Diplomatic History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Diritto, immigrazione e cittadinanza     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Dissent     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Diversité urbaine     Full-text available via subscription  
Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: Pathways toward terrorism and genocide     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
East European Jewish Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
East European Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal  
Eastern Review     Open Access  
Economia Politica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 38)
Ecopolítica     Open Access  
eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Ekonomi, İşletme, Siyaset ve Uluslararası İlişkiler Dergisi     Open Access  
El Banquete de los Dioses     Open Access  
El Cotidiano     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Electoral Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 43)
Em Pauta : Teoria Social e Realidade Contemporânea     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Encuentro     Open Access  
Entramados y Perspectivas     Open Access  
Environment and Planning C : Politics and Space     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 39)
Environmental Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Espacios Públicos     Open Access  
Estudios digital     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Estudios Políticos     Open Access  
Estudios Políticos     Open Access  
Estudos Avançados     Open Access  
Ethical Theory and Moral Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Ethics & International Affairs     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
Ethics & Global Politics     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Éthique publique     Open Access  
Études internationales     Full-text available via subscription  
Eunomia. Rivista semestrale del Corso di Laurea in Scienze Politiche e delle Relazioni Internazionali     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Eureka Street     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
European Integration Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
European Journal for Security Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
European Journal of American Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology     Hybrid Journal  
European Journal of Government and Economics     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
European Journal of International Relations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 60)
European Journal of Political Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 59)
European Journal of Political Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 82)
European Journal of Political Research : Political Data Yearbook     Hybrid Journal  
European Policy Analysis     Hybrid Journal  
European Political Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39)
European Politics and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
European Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
European Security     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
European Union Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 54)
European Yearbook of Minority Issues Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Eurostudia     Open Access  
Evaluation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Evaluation and Program Planning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Evidence Base : A journal of evidence reviews in key policy areas     Open Access  
Exchange : The Journal of Public Diplomacy     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Fascism     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Federal Governance     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Fédéralisme Régionalisme     Open Access  
FEU Academic Review     Open Access  
Fijian Studies: A Journal of Contemporary Fiji     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Financial Times     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 38)
Foreign Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 48)
Foreign Policy Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Foreign Policy Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Foro Interno. Anuario de Teoría Política     Open Access  
French Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Gaceta Laboral     Open Access  
Genocide Studies International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Geographische Zeitschrift     Full-text available via subscription  
Geopolítica(s). Revista de estudios sobre espacio y poder     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Geopolitics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Geopolitics under Globalization     Open Access  
German Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
German Politics and Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Germinal : Marxismo e Educação em Debate     Open Access  
Gestão & Regionalidade     Open Access  
Ghana Journal of Development Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Ghana Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Global Affairs     Hybrid Journal  
Global Change, Peace & Security: formerly Pacifica Review: Peace, Security & Global Change     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 410)
Global Discourse : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Current Affairs and Applied Contemporary Thought     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Global Environmental Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 46)
Global Journal of Peace Research and Praxis     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Global Justice : Theory Practice Rhetoric     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Global Media Journal : African Edition     Open Access  
Global Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Global Societies Journal     Open Access  
Global Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Global South, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Global War Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Göç Dergisi     Full-text available via subscription  
Good Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Governare la paura. Journal of interdisciplinary studies     Open Access  
Government and Opposition     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 24)
Granì     Open Access  
Group Processes & Intergroup Relations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Hague Journal of Diplomacy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Hegel Bulletin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Helsinki Monitor     Hybrid Journal  
Hic Rhodus : Crisis capitalista, polémica y controversias     Open Access  
Historia i Polityka     Open Access  
History of Communism in Europe     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Hommes & Migrations     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
HONAI : International Journal for Educational, Social, Political & Cultural Studies     Open Access  
Horyzonty Polityki     Open Access  
Human Relations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 59)
Human Rights Case Digest     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Human Rights Law Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 64)
Human Rights Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 70)
Human Rights Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Icelandic Review of Politics and Administration     Open Access  
Idäntutkimus     Open Access  
identidade!     Open Access  
Identities : Journal for Politics, Gender and Culture     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Identity Papers : A Journal of British and Irish Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
IDP. Revista de Internet, Derecho y Politica     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Ids Practice Papers     Hybrid Journal  
Indes : Zeitschrift für Politik und Gesellschaft     Hybrid Journal  
Index on Censorship     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
India Quarterly: A Journal of International Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
India Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Indialogs : Spanish Journal of India Studies     Open Access  
Indonesia Prime     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Indonesian Journal of Community Engagement     Open Access  
Innovation Policy and the Economy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Innovations : Technology, Governance, Globalization     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Insight on Africa     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intelligence & National Security     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Interdisciplinary Political Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Interdisziplinäre Zeitschrift für Südasienforschung     Open Access  
Interest Groups & Advocacy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Interfaces Brasil/Canadá     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 68)
International Area Studies Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
International Communication of Chinese Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
International Critical Thought     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Interactions: Empirical and Theoretical Research in International Relations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal : Canada's Journal of Global Policy Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of African Renaissance Studies - Multi-, Inter- and Transdisciplinarity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Area Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Children's Rights     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
International Journal of Diplomacy and Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of E-Politics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of East Asian Studies     Open Access  
International Journal of Electronic Government Research     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
International Journal of Environmental Policy and Decision Making     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Group Tensions     Hybrid Journal  
International Journal of Human Rights     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 58)
International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 581)
International Journal of Intercultural Relations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
International Journal of Press/Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
International Journal of Refugee Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 40)
International Journal of Sexuality and Gender Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
International Journal of Social Quality     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
International Journal on Minority and Group Rights     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
International Migration     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
International Migration Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 275)
International Negotiation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
International NGO Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
International Organization     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 106)
International Peacekeeping     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 471)
International Political Science Abstracts     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
International Political Science Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 95)
International Political Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 40)
International Quarterly for Asian Studies     Open Access  
International Regional Science Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
International Relations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34)
International Relations of the Asia-Pacific     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
International Review of Public Policy     Open Access  
International Security     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 75)
International Socialism     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Spectator : Italian Journal of International Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
International Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
International Studies Perspectives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
International Studies Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 53)
International Studies Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
International Theory: A Journal of International Politics, Law and Philosophy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Irish Political Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Israel Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Istanbul Journal of Economics and Politics     Open Access  
Italian Political Science Review / Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica     Hybrid Journal  
Italian Politics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
IZA Journal of Development and Migration     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Izquierdas     Open Access  
Japan Forum     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Japanese Journal of Political Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
JCMS : Journal of Common Market Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 49)
Jewish Culture and History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
JICSA : Journal of Islamic Civilization in Southeast Asia     Open Access  
JKAP (Jurnal Kebijakan dan Administrasi Publik)     Open Access  
Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines     Hybrid Journal  
Journal Exit-Deutschland. Zeitschrift für Deradikalisierung und demokratische Kultur     Open Access  
Journal for Deradicalization     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal for Peace and Justice Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Journal for Perspectives of Economic Political and Social Integration. Journal for Mental Changes     Open Access   (Followers: 4)

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Human Rights Quarterly
Journal Prestige (SJR): 0.625
Citation Impact (citeScore): 1
Number of Followers: 70  
 
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ISSN (Print) 0275-0392 - ISSN (Online) 1085-794X
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  • The Novel of Human Rights by James Dawes (review)
    • Abstract: Scholars of literature and human rights have been waiting for a work like James Dawes' The Novel of Human Rights for a while. As literature and human rights conferences, programs, and classes started to take off with the inaugural address at the Modern Language Association meeting in 2007, there has been a collection of novels that have come to be read, studied, and taught as human rights novels. While scholars, teachers, and readers have not quite branded them as such, and while far from being a canon, there is a tacit understanding that some novels count as human rights novels while others do not. With Dawes' book, scholars can now develop more clarity on what constitutes a human rights novel. By identifying key ... Read More
      Keywords: Human rights quarterly
      PubDate: 2019-10-14T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Bugsplat: The Politics of Collateral Damage in Western Armed Conflicts by
           Bruce Cronin (review)
    • Abstract: First, a word about the title of the book: "Bugsplat" was the unfortunate moniker of a 2003 Pentagon software package designed to model and mitigate collateral damage caused by US airstrikes. If one wanted to telegraph the banality of killing civilians in war, one could not choose a better image than that of an insect plastered on a windshield (that is what a bomb's "probable damage field" resembled). It is hard to say which is more surprising: how acronym-free and bluntly un-Pentagonese the name was; or, in light of the attention showered on civilian protections in recent years, that defense officials would choose such a flippantly dehumanizing title in the first place. True to form, the Pentagon later changed the ... Read More
      Keywords: Human rights quarterly
      PubDate: 2019-10-14T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Life Imprisonment: A Global Human Rights Analysis by Dirk van Zyl Smit
           & Catherine Appleton (review)
    • Abstract: At a couple of random times in my professional life, I have, as a matter of drafting, confronted a human rights issue involving life imprisonment. These experiences whetted my appetite for more information on the general issue. Dirk van Zyl Smit and Catherine Appleton1 have assuaged that appetite beyond my wildest dreams. With the plethora of factual and legal ammunition of their book in hand, I would have felt far more comfortable on these random occasions.The first of my experiences came in the late 1980s, when I was a member of the former UN Committee on Crime Prevention and Control during the development of the UN Model Treaty on Extradition.2 We devised an optional ground for extradition refusal wherein "the ... Read More
      Keywords: Human rights quarterly
      PubDate: 2019-10-14T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Human Rights Quarterly Volume 41 Index
    • Abstract: Anaya-Muñoz, Alejandro, Bringing Willingness Back in: State Capacities and the Human Rights Compliance Deficit in Mexico, 41(2) Hum. Rts. Q. 441 (2019)Avnon, Dan & Danielle Celermajer, Human Rights Under "Democratic" Pressure: Navigating a Path Between Truth and Politics, 41(3) Hum. Rts. Q. 672 (2019)Ba, Oumar, Who Are the Victims of Crimes Against Cultural Heritage', 41(2) Hum. Rts. Q. 578 (2019)Barnert, Elizabeth, Nathalie Lopez, Philippe Bourgois, Gery Ryan, Paul J. Chung & Eric Stover, My Child's Journey Home: Perspectives of Adult Family Members on the Separation and Reunification of the "Disappeared" Children of El Salvador, 41(1) Hum. Rts. Q. 91 (2019)Bourgois, Philippe, Nathalie Lopez, Elizabeth Barnert ... Read More
      Keywords: Human rights quarterly
      PubDate: 2019-10-14T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Sacrificing Women and Immigrants on the Altar of Regressive Politics
    • Abstract: In the regressive United States of 2019, only some people are permitted to speak without repercussion, and even fewer are permitted to craft the narratives its leaders will deploy. Fascism and nativism1 are on the rise, and world leaders experimenting with regressive politics appear to be scaling back, not expanding, rights.2 Regressive regimes share certain anti-immigrant and misogynist policies: they adopt laws restricting women's rights3; they demean women in positions of authority in an attempt to chill the scope of their speech, power, and presence within the public sphere; and they scapegoat immigrants for the ills befalling their countries.4Nativism, a particular kind of regressive political regime, is ... Read More
      Keywords: Human rights quarterly
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  • Indigeneity as Social Construct and Political Tool
    • Abstract: There is no broadly accepted understanding of the term indigeneity. It gained currency only in the last forty years and has always been indeterminate in meaning.1 It is indeterminate even as the core term for a global political project that seeks rights and recognition for any number of "indigenous" peoples. In its indeterminacy, the term allows very different groups to claim indigeneity and to claim it in very different ways. In Brazil, for example, "previously assimilated, northeastern Brazilian tribes; peoples in Africa and Asia who would not otherwise meet a definition that requires European colonization or 'firstness' in time; and those, such as the Roma or Gypsies, who do not have a homeland (even an imagined ... Read More
      Keywords: Human rights quarterly
      PubDate: 2019-10-14T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Rise and Fall of Universal Civil Jurisdiction
    • Abstract: The establishment of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is generally considered to be a cardinal achievement in the history of the pursuit of global justice. In its early years, the ICC appeared to fulfill the promise and aspirations of international human rights law to enforce individual accountability and to end impunity. However, the euphoria and natural hopefulness that accompanied the adoption of the Rome Statute has since given way to a contemporary backlash moment that highlights the limitations of supranational tribunals as well as the incapacities of criminal law, and especially international criminal law, to address structural injustice.1 The ICC, for instance, has attracted a variety of academic and ... Read More
      Keywords: Human rights quarterly
      PubDate: 2019-10-14T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Routine Impunity as Practice (in Myanmar)
    • Abstract: Impunity is typically known not for what it is, but for what it is not, namely, the absence of accountability: the low point on a scale of values rising toward the holding of perpetrators to account.1 Substantive accountability is achieved via measures for "truth, justice, and redress".2 Impunity, by contrast, lacks a presence of its own. It consists of the failure to do something that ought to have been done. Like the violence that precedes it, impunity is marked by inadequate respect for, or compliance with, the standards of international law and values of human rights.3 It is known for what it is not, rather than for what it is; signaled by a want for political courage, or means, or skills.4This manner of ... Read More
      Keywords: Human rights quarterly
      PubDate: 2019-10-14T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Bombs, Trials, and Rights: Norm Complexity and the Evolution of Liberal
           Intervention Practices
    • Abstract: It is by now a conventional wisdom that the global rise of human rights norms in the course of the twentieth century has entailed numerous interventions in the internal affairs of states, overwhelmingly by Western liberal democracies, on behalf of the victims of human rights violations. Military humanitarian interventions are but one variant of this interventionism, which has also manifested itself in international criminal prosecutions of rights violations, aid conditionality, rights-based approaches to development, and democracy promotion.1 Liberal interventionism thus constitutes a bundle of different intervention norms and practices, which have historically co-evolved.2 And yet, this article seeks to ... Read More
      Keywords: Human rights quarterly
      PubDate: 2019-10-14T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Against the Human Right to Water'
    • Abstract: The basic moral intuition behind the human right to water is deeply compelling. Water scarcity affects a large and increasing portion of the population. One in ten people globally (663 million) do not have access to safe water sources.1 By 2025, the United Nations expects that 1.8 billion people will live in regions facing "absolute water scarcity," with two-thirds of the world's population experiencing some form of water stress.2 Global water consumption has been rising at double the rate that the population has been increasing.3 Since the 1970s, renewable internal freshwater resources per capita have decreased more than 50 percent.4 Many countries consume water—for agriculture, industry, and energy production—at ... Read More
      Keywords: Human rights quarterly
      PubDate: 2019-10-14T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Protection Against Violence: The Challenges of Incorporating Human Rights'
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    • Abstract: In the past three decades, considerable attention has been paid to violence against women (VAW) in human rights.1 While traditionally a matter for national law, today several international legal instruments oblige state parties to protect victims from gender-based violence.2 The introduction of judicial protection orders (POs) is an expression of this duty to protect. Protection orders can be defined as prohibitions on approaching or contacting another person, issued by a court, prosecutor, police, or administrative body. National procedural law doctrines, however, have not been particularly adaptive to the demands from international law. The implications of this lack of flexibility of the civil and criminal ... Read More
      Keywords: Human rights quarterly
      PubDate: 2019-10-14T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Outline of a Diplomatic Leader in the International Community: Hernán
           Santa Cruz and his Works at the United Nations
    • Abstract: Throughout history there have been numerous characters that have impacted a process, time, or period of life, but for various reasons, they have unfortunately been relegated to the general oblivion, barely survived but for the people closest to them who remember their works. A clear example is Hernán Santa Cruz Barceló, a virtually unknown dimplomat for new generations, despite being a man who left a deep impression on others not only in the context of international diplomacy, but in the vision of the most significant institution in international history of the latter half of the twentieth century, the United Nations.Influenced by a family environment of enlightened bourgeoisie and public servants, Santa Cruz, a ... Read More
      Keywords: Human rights quarterly
      PubDate: 2019-10-14T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Pengchun Chang's Contributions to International Human Rights in Global
           Governance
    • Abstract: At the initial stage of the founding of the United Nations, one Chinese individual played an important role and became a core leader in the process of constructing the international protection system of human rights. This person was the talented Chinese representative Pengchun Chang. By the historic opportunity of drafting the UDHR, and through his engagement and cooperation at the UN level, P. C. Chang made great contributions in achieving a common standard in the protection of human rights for all peoples and all nations around the world, as well as authoring an important historical chapter in the international protection of human rights. With his outstanding talents as an educator, philosopher, dramatist ... Read More
      Keywords: Human rights quarterly
      PubDate: 2019-10-14T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Foreigners on America's Death Rows: The Legal Combat Over Access to a
           Consul by John Quigley (review)
    • Abstract: Had it not been for the persistence of capital punishment in the United States, Article 36 of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (VCCR) would likely have remained an obscure treaty provision, little known and honored in the breach throughout the country. After all, the treaty generated little controversy in the two decades after the US Senate gave its advice and consent to ratification. Dedicated largely to the functions and immunities of consular posts, the treaty contains only a few provisions bearing on the rights of detained individuals. Article 36, however, provides that detained foreign nationals have the right to communicate with consular officials and to have consular posts notified of their ... Read More
      Keywords: Human rights quarterly
      PubDate: 2019-10-14T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Women, Poverty, Equality: The Role of CEDAW by Meghan Campbell (review)
    • Abstract: In practical thought, we are often concerned with people's lives, their success, and the goals they have. There is a unifying concept underlying these concerns, which we may call "well-being". Well-being is the measure of the success of a person's life. When we determine a person's well-being, we determine how successful their life is, has been, or will be. The measurement of the success of a person's life (i.e., their well-being) largely depends on their goals. There is an important link between this philosophical concept of well-being and contemporary economic measurements of well-being. In economics, one tends to use incomes and commodities as the basis for assessing well-being. While the reliance on such ... Read More
      Keywords: Human rights quarterly
      PubDate: 2019-10-14T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Losing Trust in the World: Holocaust Scholars Confront Torture ed. by
           Leonard Grob & John K. Roth (review)
    • Abstract: Torture is as old as the world is long. Perillos was a bronze worker in ancient Athens who invented a device called the brazen bull. Designed in the shape of a real bull but hollow inside, it was just large enough to contain a man. When the victim screamed in protest of his incarceration, an acoustic device inside the bull transformed the screams into what sounded like the bellows of a real bull emanating from the nostrils. Eventually a fire was lit under the bronze animal and the resident was slowly burnt to death.If torture is an ancient "art," systematic attempts to understand and eradicate it are of more recent origin. As human rights organizations grew stronger and more prolific in the mid-to-late 20th ... Read More
      Keywords: Human rights quarterly
      PubDate: 2019-10-14T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Women in the Crossfire: Understanding and Ending Honor Killing by Robert
           Paul Churchill (review)
    • Abstract: Women in the Crossfire, a book by philosopher Robert Paul Churchill, is a significant contribution to efforts to understand honor killing. Too many works speak generally about gender-based violence. By focusing just on one type of gender-based violence, Professor Churchill is able to give us a number of insights into the crime than would otherwise be possible. True to his philosopher roots, he spends significant time in defining honor killings and distinguishing them from other crimes, such as crimes of passion, domestic violence, and politically-motivated violence. Defining honor killings allows him to better investigate its history, scope, causes, and solutions. Churchill explores honor killing from an empirical ... Read More
      Keywords: Human rights quarterly
      PubDate: 2019-10-14T00:00:00-05:00
       
 
 
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