Saturday, August 27, 2016

New Issue: New York University Journal of International Law and Politics

The latest issue of the New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (Vol. 48, no. 4, Summer 2016) is out. Contents include:
  • Symposium: Constitution and Custom: Women’s Rights and Access to Justice in Pluralist Societies
    • Rangita de Silva de Alwis & Indira Jaising, The Role of Personal Laws in Creating a “Second Sex”
    • Esmeralda Lopez & Melissa Hastings, Overlooked and Unprotected: Central American Indigenous Migrant Women in Mexico
    • Rachel Sieder, Legal Pluralism and Indigenous Women’s Rights in Mexico: The Ambiguities of Recognition
  • Symposium: Women Confronting ISIS: Local Strategies and States’ Responsibilities
    • Charlotte Bunch, Listing to the Women: Human Rights in Conflict Situations – Opening Remarks
    • Lisa Davis, ISIL, the Syrian Conflict, Sexual Violence, and the Way Forward: Syrian Women’s Inclusion in the Peace Processes
    • Jessica Stern, The U.N. Security Council’s Arria-Formula Meeting on Vulnerable Groups in Conflict: ISIL’s Targeting of LGMTI Individuals
    • Yifat Susskind & Yunar Mohammed, Why True Legal Victories for Human Rights Depend on Grassroots Activists
    • Madeleine Ross & Christine Chinkin, Exposing the Gendered Myth of Post-Conflict Transition: The Transformative Power of Economic and Social Rights