Monday, August 4, 2014

New Issue: International Journal of Human Rights

The latest issue of the International Journal of Human Rights (Vol. 18, nos. 4-5, 2014) is out. Contents include:
  • Azadeh Chalabi, The nature and scope of states' obligation to adopt a national human rights action plan
  • Douglas Hamilton Spence, Foreign aid and human rights treaty ratification: moving beyond the rewards thesis
  • Masoud Rajabi-Ardeshiri, Childhood and modernity: a social constructionist reflection onto the dilemma of ‘child execution’ within the Islamic context
  • Alana Tiemessen, The International Criminal Court and the politics of prosecutions
  • Jennifer Dabbs Sciubba, Explaining campaign timing and support for a UN Convention on the Rights of Older People
  • Tristan G. Creek, Starving for freedom: an exploration of Australian government policies, human rights obligations and righting the wrong for those seeking asylum
  • Mariya Ali, Child sexual abuse: can the doctrines of al-maqasid al-shariah and maslahah assist in challenging the honour ideology?
  • Valentina Azarov, An international legal demarche for human rights? Perils and prospects of the Palestinian UN bid
  • James Rochlin, A golden opportunity lost: Canada's human rights impact assessment and the free trade agreement with Colombia
  • Simin Fadaee, Civil society organisations in India and construction of multiplicity of human rights