Search for dissertations about: "human rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 219 swedish dissertations containing the words human rights.

  1. 1. Human Rights Learning : The Significance of Narratives, Relationality and Uniqueness

    Author : Rebecca Adami; Sharon Todd; Agnieszka Bron; David T. Hansen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; human rights; narratives; relationality; uniqueness; Hannah Arendt; Adriana Cavarero; Sharon Todd; pedagogik med inriktning mot utbildningsvetenskap; Educational Science;

    Abstract : Whereas educational policy is mainly concerned with the content of Human Rights Education (HRE), philosophers of education have widely explored the subject and her social condition in terms of social justice education. This thesis draws on philosophers of education in exploring the subject rather than the content of HRE, focusing the study on ontological rather than epistemological aspects of learning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Corporate Human Rights Responsibility : A Continuous Quest for an Effective Regulatory Framework

    Author : Patricia Rinwigati Waagstein; Maja Kirilova Eriksson; Pär Hallström; Per Sevastik; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Law; Corporate Social Responsibility; Business; Human Rights; Economic; social and Cultural Rights; Multinational Transnational Corporation; International law; Folkrätt; Private International Law; Internationell privaträtt;

    Abstract : This study is build by a premise that there is a need to include regulatory approach in the discourse of business and human rights particularly of economic, social, and cultural rights which often neglected. The study is not expecting to produce exhausted set of rules which can directly or effectively applicable to all global corporation nor a set of global treaty which can cover the whole aspects of corporation and human rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. Access to water : Rights, obligations and the Bangalore situation

    Author : Jenny T. Grönwall; Johan Hedrén; Julie Wilk; Srinivasan Janakarajan; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; access to water; rights; human rights; water rights; India; Bangalore; tillgång till vatten; rättigheter; mänskliga rättigheter; vattenrättigheter; Indien; Bangalore; Water in nature and society; Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : The city of Bangalore in southern India is undergoing rapid urbanisation and administrative transition. Its growth puts pressure on the available water sources – being mainly the disputed inter-State River Cauvery and the hard-rock aquifers – with ensuing problems of access. READ MORE

  4. 4. Watchdogs or Lapdogs? : National Human Rights Institutions in Africa

    Author : Karin Sundström; Jonas Tallberg; Thomas Sommerer; Sonia Cardenas; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; national human rights institution; NHRI; Ombudsman; human rights; Africa; Namibia; South Africa; diffusion; democracy; international organizations; Paris Principles; nationell institution för mänskliga rättigheter; mänskliga rättigheter; Afrika; Namibia; Sydafrika; diffusion; demokrati; ombudsman; internationella organisationer; Parisprinciperna; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : National human rights institutions (NHRIs) have important roles to play for the protection, promotion, and monitoring of human rights. These institutions are set up by governments that have a special role in upholding human rights but at the same time violate these rights. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring Responsibility : Public and Private in Human Rights Protection

    Author : Magdalena Bexell; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transnational oil corporations; NGOs; global governance; international norms; responsibility; accountability; public-private; corporate social responsibility; human rights; international relations; Human Rights; Political and administrative sciences; förvaltningskunskap; Mänskliga rättigheter; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : The theory and practice of international relations are replete with dilemmas related to the distribution of responsibility for human rights protection. Institutionalized notions of public and private empower and shape knowledge of what the spheres of responsibility signify for different kinds of actors. READ MORE