Post Tagged with: "human rights"

Online Resources – Commonwealth of Nations

Online Resources – Commonwealth of Nations

A brief introduction to the Commonwealth of Nations, with links and media to further explore.

Exposing the Universality of Human Rights as a False Premise

Exposing the Universality of Human Rights as a False Premise

In order to promote mobilisations clarity is necessary about the role currently played by human rights instruments in upholding an outdated conception of sovereignty.

Interview – William Maley

Interview – William Maley

Prof. William Maley discusses responses to the refugee crisis, the effect of the state system on the crisis, Afghanistan’s future and his advice to young scholars.

Online Resources – The Council of Europe

Online Resources – The Council of Europe

A brief introduction to the Council of Europe with links and media to further explore.

Brexit and Arms Sales to the Philippines: A Reactive Approach to Human Rights

Brexit and Arms Sales to the Philippines: A Reactive Approach to Human Rights

While difficult to prove that UK weapons are directly used to human suffering in the Philippines, there is a possibility that they were directly or indirectly used.

Review – Evidence for Hope: Making Human Rights Work in the 21st Century

Review – Evidence for Hope: Making Human Rights Work in the 21st Century

Kathryn Sikkink’s book addresses the critiques of human rights movements, law and institutions and provides a convincing defence of their effectiveness and legitimacy.

The European Court of Human Rights and Face Veil Bans

The European Court of Human Rights and Face Veil Bans

While face veil bans may not dramatically reduce the small number of face veil wearers in Europe, it does have a strong impact on the lifestyle of these women.

Realism: Human Rights Foe?

Realism: Human Rights Foe?

Realists grow stronger when criticised on ethical grounds, because such criticism gives realism the opportunity to proclaim its alleged value-free condition.

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The Role of Emotions in the Processes of Interaction with International Law

As individuals are emotional beings, it is not surprising that emotions can play a role in conduct that shapes, or is addressed by, international law.

Interview – William Schabas

Interview – William Schabas

Prof. William Schabas discusses his new book project, the ICC’s jurisdiction, its relationship with the United States and enthusiasm for international criminal justice.

10th Anniversary Interview – Stephen Hopgood

10th Anniversary Interview – Stephen Hopgood

To celebrate E-IR’s 10th anniversary we asked some of our existing interviewees two further questions reflecting on the last decade in International Relations.

Review – Reconstructing Human Rights

Review – Reconstructing Human Rights

This remarkable and innovative book offers an original understanding of human rights and contributes to the reflection on the nature and role of political theory.

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