• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

The SAGE Handbook of Human Rights will comprise a two volume set consisting of more than 50 original chapters that clarify and analyze human rights issues of both contemporary and future importance. The Handbook will take an inter-disciplinary approach, combining work in such traditional fields as law, political science and philosophy with such non-traditional subjects as climate change, demography, economics, geography, urban studies, mass communication, and business and marketing. In addition, one of the aspects of mainstreaming is the manner in which human rights has come to play a prominent role in popular culture, and there will be a section on human rights in art, film, music and literature.

Not only will the Handbook provide a state of the art analysis of the discipline that addresses ...

Mainstreaming Human Rights: Assessing the Impact of 60 Years of International Human Rights Law
Mainstreaming human rights: Assessing the impact of 60 years of international human rights law
HeatherSmith-Cannoy
Introduction

Since the end of World War II the international community has experienced a dramatic expansion in the number of international human rights treaties, conventions and declarations. Mainstreaming human rights refers to the efforts undertaken by state representatives, intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to both prioritize and streamline the international approach to human rights through international law. From a broad historical perspective little time has passed since the birth of the modern human rights movement in the wake of World War II, yet the international rules of the game relating to mass violations of human rights have ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles