The International Journal of Human Rights covers an exceptionally broad spectrum of human rights issues: human rights and the law, race, religion, gender, children, class, refugees and immigration. In addition to these general areas, the journal publishes articles and reports on the human rights aspects of: genocide, torture, capital punishment and the laws of war and war crimes. To encourage debate, the editors publish Forum pieces and discussion papers from authorative writers in the field. They also welcome comments, reflections, thematic essays and review articles and critical surveys of the literature.
The journal is essential reading for academics and students of political science and international law, officers in relevant NGOs, lawyers, politicians and civil servants, human rights activists, and the interested general public.
Articles From the rule of law to a rule of rights Political theory – public law – enlightenment – rule of law – public sphere Natalia Niedmann Alvarez
Regulating transnational corporations at the United Nations – the negotiations of a treaty on business and human rights Radu Mares
‘We vowed by force, not by our heart’: men’s and women’s perspectives on forced marriage during the Cambodian genocide Myriam Denov, Pok Panhavichetr, Sopheap Suong & Meaghan Shevell
Constitutional bills of rights and democratic transformation in post-authoritarian scenarios Antonio-Martín Porras-Gómez
A human right to friendship? Dignity, autonomy, and social deprivation Jon Wittrock
The ECHR in action: its applicability and relevance for arbitration Wei Gao
Discrimination against dual nationals in the name of national security: a Finnish case study Heli Askola
A comparison of state compliance with reparation orders by regional and sub-regional human rights tribunals in Africa: case studies of Nigeria, The Gambia, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe Frans Viljoen & Victor Ayeni
Ensuring rights matter: England’s and Scotland’s frameworks for implementing the rights of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities Neville Harris & Sheila Riddell