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Development And Rights

Author : Christian Lund
ISBN : 9781135260897
Genre : Political Science
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This collection of essays hand explores a major undercurrent of the debate on rights, namely the question of universalism and cultural relativism. It also explores how rights are claimed and contested, vindicated and politicized and, in different ways, transform social practice.

Re Thinking Transitional Justice For The 21st Century

Author : Dustin N. Sharp
ISBN : 9781108425582
Genre : Law
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Challenges conventional views of what it means to 'do justice' in the aftermath of mass atrocities, from a legal perspective.

The Handbook Of Negotiation And Culture

Author : Michele J. Gelfand
ISBN : 9780804745864
Genre : Business & Economics
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In the global marketplace, negotiation frequently takes place across cultural boundaries, yet negotiation theory has traditionally been grounded in Western culture. This book, which provides an in-depth review of the field of negotiation theory, expands current thinking to include cross-cultural perspectives. The contents of the book reflect the diversity of negotiation—research-negotiator cognition, motivation, emotion, communication, power and disputing, intergroup relationships, third parties, justice, technology, and social dilemmas—and provides new insight into negotiation theory, questioning assumptions, expanding constructs, and identifying limits not apparent from working exclusively within one culture. The book is organized in three sections and pairs chapters on negotiation theory with chapters on culture. The first part emphasizes psychological processes—cognition, motivation, and emotion. Part II examines the negotiation process. The third part emphasizes the social context of negotiation. A final chapter synthesizes the main themes of the book to illustrate how scholars and practitioners can capitalize on the synergy between culture and negotiation research.

Muslim Women And Shari Ah Councils

Author : S. Bano
ISBN : 9781137283856
Genre : Political Science
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Using original empirical data and critiquing existing research, Samia Bano explores the experience of British Muslim woman who use Shari'ah councils to resolve marital disputes. She challenges the language of community rights and claims for legal autonomy in matters of family law showing how law and community can empower as well as restrict women.

International Labour Documentation

Author : International Labour Office. Central Library and Documentation Branch
ISBN : UCSD:31822022961098
Genre : Labor
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Forum For Development Studies

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ISBN : WISC:89086117249
Genre : Developing countries
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American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105117254974
Genre : Books
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Human Rights Plural Legalities And Gendered Realities

Author : Anne Hellum
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124256947
Genre : Social Science
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Drawing on research and micro-level studies of the implementation of gender and human rights principles and laws in Africa, Europe and Asia, this comparative text addresses the failure to deliver projected human rights benefits and protections to individuals on the ground, at state, regional and international levels. Together, the chapters constitute a concerted effort to build a responsive human rights approach ?from below and within'.

Human Rights

Author : Beppe Karlsson
ISBN : 8186945180
Genre : Human rights
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Papers presented at the Workshop: Anthropological Understandings of the Human Rights Concept, held at Stockholm in 1998.

Land Power Custom

Author : Aninka Claassens
ISBN : OSU:32437122808633
Genre : History
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Land tenure rights are a burning issue in South Africa, as in Africa more widely. Land, Power, and Custom explores the implications of the controversial 2004 Communal Land Rights Act, criticized for reinforcing the apartheid power structure and ignoring the interests of the common people. This compilation of essays and case studies written by experts navigates through competing viewpoints to discuss the tensions between the new democratic government and traditional tribal leaders, the land rights of affected yet isolated or marginalized groups, and concerns about the constitutionality of the CLRA itself. A DVD accompanying the book contains the affidavits of four communities challenging the Act, pleadings, hearings, and submissions, as well as the entire body of South African legislation involved in this challenge, dating back to the late nineteenth century.

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