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Children's Rights and a Capabilities Approach: The Question of Special Priority
The latter part of the twentieth century saw the near-universal recognition of the idea of children’s rights as human rights. At the same time, the conceptual basis for such rights remains largelyExpand
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Review article: The Ethics and Politics of Asylum
In October 2004, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reported that there were 17.1 million persons worldwide who were either asylum seekers, refugees or otherwise stateless,Expand
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Creating Dialogue About Socioeconomic Rights: Strong-Form Versus Weak-Form Judicial Review Revisited
The decision of the South African Constitutional Court in South Africa v. Grootboom is one of the most important examples of the judicial enforcement of socioeconomic rights known to comparativeExpand
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Constitutional Amendment Rules: A Comparative Perspective
Constitutional amendment rules are now a near universal feature of national constitutions, yet their function remains largely under-theorized. This chapter thus uses a comparative perspective toExpand
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Rape as a Crime in International Humanitarian Law: Where to from Here?
This article examines recent developments in the prosecution of crimes of sexual violence under international law. The author suggests that these developments are driven by the dual imperatives of aExpand
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Abortion, Dignity and a Capabilities Approach
The right to "dignity" has played a central role in grounding constitutional rights of access to abortion, yet the concept itself remains under-theorized. This is particularly so when it comes to theExpand
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The Supreme Court of Canada, Charter Dialogue and Deference
For those concerned about the democratic legitimacy of Charter review by Canadian courts, the idea of dialogue offers a promising midway path between the extremes of judicial and legislativeExpand
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Comparative Constitutional Law in Latin America
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Tiered Constitutional Design
Scholarship has posited two models of constitutionalism. One is short,abstract, and rigid, like the United States Constitution. The other is lengthy,detailed, and flexible, like the constitutionsExpand
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Tungiasis in Australia: an exotic disease threat
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