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Introduction Introduction to the special issue on activist scholarship in human rights Corinne Lennox
Articles Activist scholarship in human rights Corinne Lennox & Yeşim Yaprak Yıldız
Reflections on academia, activism, and the politics of knowledge and learning Aziz Choudry
Scholar activism as a nexus between research, community activism and civil rights via the use of participatory arts Ornette D. Clennon
Once more with feeling: queer activist legal scholarship and jurisprudence Senthorun Raj
Corrections Correction: Contentious politics and contentious scholarship: challenges researching social movements in South Africa Correction: Human rights activist scholars and social change in Hong Kong: reflections on the Umbrella Movement and beyond