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How Constitutional Concerns Framed the US Contribution to the International Human Rights Regime From Its Inception, 1947–53
The United States has been reluctant to agree to binding international human rights instruments ever since the very first meeting of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in 1947. ThisExpand
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Taming the states: the American Law Institute and the ‘Statement of essential human rights’
As the Second World War unfolded and became global, intellectuals of various backgrounds turned their minds to the problems of peace. Internal persecution bred external aggression, some believed.Expand
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Histories of Human Rights in the Nordic Countries
ABSTRACT Do the Nordics warrant the label ‘global good Samaritans’ in human rights promotion? Is the Nordic welfare state a close to perfect realisation of human rights norms? Alternatively, doExpand
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Deploying the Engagement Policy: The Significance of Legal Dualism in Norway’s Support for Human Rights Treaties from the late 1970s
ABSTRACT Leadership in human rights was added to the ‘engagement policy’ in Norway’s foreign policy from the late 1970s, and the country emerged as a supporter of initiatives to draft new humanExpand
Who Owns the Land? Norway, the Sami and the ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention
In 1986, the International Labour Organization (ILO) started a process aimed at revising its 1957 Indigenous and Tribal Populations Convention (C107). This process was completed in 1989 with theExpand
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