Tag Archives: Human Rights

On SAGE Insight: How do Frontex and EU states both exacerbate the migrant crisis and manage it?: Humanitarianism, human rights and security

Article title: Frontex and the convergence of humanitarianism, human rights and security From Security Dialogue In recent years, there has been growing scholarly interest in the connections between humanitarianism and security in EUropean border governance. Drawing on in-depth interviews with … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Democracy and Police Violence

In February of 2015 The Guardian reported that the Chicago police department were using a warehouse known as Homan Square as a black site to detain and interrogate criminal suspects, who have accused the police of torture and cruel treatment … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Policing unacceptable protest in England and Wales

Article title: Policing unacceptable protest in England and Wales: A case study of the policing of anti-fracking protests From Critical Social Policy Following the death of Ian Tomlinson, a 47-year-old newspaper vendor, at protests against the G20 meeting in London … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Europe’s unknown war: The consequences of outsourcing migration policy

From Race and Class It is easy to abhor Donald Trump’s pledge to build a wall along the US-Mexico border, and his executive orders halting immigration of nationals from seven Muslim-majority states. What is less recognised, because often conducted behind … Continue reading

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Estimating Labor Trafficking in San Diego

Estimating Labor Trafficking among Unauthorized Migrant Workers in San Diego From The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science In its annual assessment of antitrafficking efforts, the U.S. Department of Justice (USDOJ] 2007, called for enhanced efforts … Continue reading

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Human trafficking: the unintended effects of United Nations intervention

From International Political Science Review This article examines the unintended effects of UN intervention leading to substantial increases in the human sex trafficking trade into crisis areas. It looks particularly at the cases of Kosovo, Haiti and Sierra Leone. In … Continue reading

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Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards 2011

Nearly 400 gathered last night at the Royal Institution in London to join Index on Censorship at their annual Freedom of Expression Awards. The event champions heroes of free speech: from websites promoting free dialogue, to lawyers fighting for human rights … Continue reading

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SAGE opens access to articles in celebration of World Social Work Day

World Social Work Day 15th March 2011 focuses on social work contributions to society and is part of an on-going dialogue about how to address challenging social conditions worldwide. The theme this year is “Social Work voices responding to global … Continue reading

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Notes from a prison cell: PEN’s Writers in Prison Committee

From Index on Censorship   This issue  brings together some of the world’s finest writers to look back at one of the longest running campaigns for freedom of expression: PEN’s Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC). Run mostly by writers, for writers, … Continue reading

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Censoring cyberspace

From Index on censorship This special issue calls for a new approach to tackling censorship online. As cyberspace has become the arena for political activism, governments are growing more sophisticated in controlling free expression online – from surveillance to filtering. … Continue reading

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Protecting the human rights of vulnerable women: A spotlight on deaths of women in prison

From Probation Journal This comment piece calls for a change in government criminal justice and social policy following the national and international attention to the issues arising from the deaths of women in prison. Currently many mentally ill and vulnerable … Continue reading

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