You are looking at  1-10 of 90 articles  for:

  • Human Rights and Immigration x
Clear All

View:

Abortion and Reproductive Rights  

Jane Maslow Cohen

Print publication date:
Jun 2005
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
This article discusses critical debate about individual control over the beginnings of life that has sprawled across the fields of academic law, philosophy, politics, religion, the life ... More

Accessing Hospitals and Health Professionals  

Eleanor D. Kinney and Priscilla Keith

Print publication date:
Jan 2017
Online publication date:
Feb 2016
This chapter examines the issue of access to healthcare, with particular emphasis on the five dimensions of the model proposed by Roy Penchansky and J. William Thomas: availability, ... More

Anthropology and the Grounds of Human Rights  

Mark Goodale

Print publication date:
Oct 2013
Online publication date:
Dec 2013
This article examines the relation between the history of anthropology and human rights. It explains that anthropology first became connected with human rights in 1947 when the United Nations ... More

The Anti-Slavery Movement and the Rise of International Non-Governmental Organizations  

Jenny S. Martinez

Print publication date:
Oct 2013
Online publication date:
Dec 2013
This article examines the history of the emergence in the nineteenth century of non-governmental organizations, focusing on those organized around slavery and women’s rights and suffrage. It explains ... More

Armed Conflict and Forced Migration: A Systematic Approach To International Humanitarian Law, Refugee Law, And International Human Rights Law  

Vincent Chetail

Print publication date:
Mar 2014
Online publication date:
Jun 2014
This chapter examines the application of three branches of international law to forced migration and refugee protection in an armed conflict. It provides a comparative assessment of these ... More

Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Abortion  

Judith Daar

Print publication date:
Jan 2017
Online publication date:
Jul 2015
This article focuses on debates, both historic and contemporary, surrounding assisted reproductive technologies (ART) and abortion. After providing a historical background on ART and ... More

Biological Foundations of Human Rights  

Chris A. Robinson

Print publication date:
Oct 2013
Online publication date:
Dec 2013
This article examines biological theories and evidence about the evolution of human traits that are relevant for the development of human rights law. It highlights the human potential for violent and ... More

The Biomedical Research Enterprise  

Mark Barnes and David Peloquin

Print publication date:
Jan 2017
Online publication date:
Jul 2015
This article examines federal and state laws on biomedical research in the United States. It also considers the tension among various regulatory regimes and highlights conflicting ... More

Citizenship  

Ayelet Shachar

Print publication date:
May 2012
Online publication date:
Nov 2012
This article highlights the trials and tribulations of citizenship in a world of increasing mobility and diversity. The discussion is divided into three parts. Section I provides a concise ... More

Citizenship and Human Rights  

David Owen

Print publication date:
Aug 2017
Online publication date:
Sep 2017
The relationship of citizenship and human rights has become a central issue for contemporary politics. This chapter begins with a brief overview of theories of human rights, before ... More

View: