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AbstractAs of the beginning of this century, the United Nations (UN) human rights system had comprehensively elided persons with disabilities from its purview. The Convention on the Rights of Persons… (More)
Human rights law posits a close, almost self-evident, relation between human rights and peace. Peace researchers, however, see this relation as an unsettled empirical question. In this essay, we… (More)
Despite the fact that there are strong assumptions surrounding the effects of human rights violations on the risk of civil war, very few researchers have tested the relationship in an empirical and… (More)
Notions discriminatory to persons with disabilities commonly underpin political theories of rights. While persons without disabilities are considered “normal” and independent, persons with disabili...
ABSTRACTIndividuals’ equal right to make their own decisions and to control their own lives is fundamental to realising human rights. The United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of Persons with… (More)