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Canada's Rights Revolution: Social Movement and Social Change, 1937-82
Acknowledgments 1 Introduction 2 Canada's Rights Revolution 3 The Forties and Fifties: The First Generation 4 Social Movement Organizations: A Brief Introduction 5 The British Columbia CivilExpand
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A Sociology of Human Rights: Rights through a Social Movements Lens
Cet article propose un cadre theorique pour developper une sociologie des droits humains en s'interessant aux mouvements sociaux dans le but de comprendre les cultures de droits locales. Si le droitExpand
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Human Rights in Canadian Domestic and Foreign Politics: From “Niggardly Acceptance” to Enthusiastic Embrace
Human rights transformed international politics beginning in the 1970s. This transformation was rooted in a dialectical relationship between international and domestic human rights institutions andExpand
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“I Believe in Human Rights, Not Women's Rights”: Women and the Human Rights State, 1969 1984
M any of the women’s movement’s greatest achievements have recently come under attack in Canada. Thirty years after its initial creation of human rights based government commissions, legislation, andExpand
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The October Crisis of 1970: Human Rights Abuses Under the War Measures Act
In an attempt to revisit and stimulate debate on the long-term ramifications of the October Crisis, the following essay examines the crisis from a unique perspective: human rights. The literature onExpand
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“Freedom” of Information in Canada: Implications for Historical Research
There is a rich and untapped source for historical research that is available to any scholar who is willing to navigate the quagmire of freedom of information legislation (foi) in Canada.2 foi can beExpand
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State Funding for Human Rights Activism: Channeling Protest?
Channeling theory posits that external funding for social movements, rather than coopting activism, channels activism into more structured and less militants forms. Studies on channeling, however,Expand
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Human rights or social justice? The problem of rights inflation
ABSTRACT This article debates a paradox in politics, law and social practice: Whereas human rights has become an effective strategy for framing grievances, the increasing appropriation of rights-talkExpand
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Generations and the Transformation of Social Movements in Postwar Canada
Historians, particularly in Canada, have yet to make a significant contribution to the study of contemporary social movements. State funding, ideological conflict, and demographic change had aExpand
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