Thursday, December 9, 2010

New Issue: International Journal of Human Rights

The latest issue of the International Journal of Human Rights (Vol. 14, no. 6, 2010) is out. Contents include:
  • Sociology and Human Rights: New Engagements
    • Patricia Hynes, Michele Lamb, Damien Short, & Matthew Waites, Sociology and human rights: confrontations, evasions and new engagements
    • Damien Short, Cultural genocide and indigenous peoples: a sociological approach
    • Victoria Canning, Who's human? Developing sociological understandings of the rights of women raped in conflict
    • Joanna Ferrie, Sociology and human rights: what have they got to say about care and dignity?
    • Eunna Lee-Gong, Contestations over rights: from establishment to implementation of the National Basic Livelihood Security System in South Korea
    • Michele Grigolo, Human rights and cities: the Barcelona Office for Non-Discrimination and its work for migrants
    • Hannah Miller, From ‘rights-based’ to ‘rights-framed’ approaches: a social constructionist view of human rights practice
    • Jennifer Melvin, Reconstructing Rwanda: balancing human rights and the promotion of national reconciliation
    • Patricia Hynes, Global points of ‘vulnerability’: understanding processes of the trafficking of children and young people into, within and out of the UK
    • Matthew Waites, Human rights, sexual orientation and the generation of childhoods: analysing the partial decriminalisation of ‘unnatural offences’ in India
    • Michele Lamb, Loyalty and human rights: liminality and social action in a divided society