Subject: Human rights

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Dialogue with North Korea?: Preconditions for Talking Human Rights With a Hermit Kingdom

E-book

Geir Helgesen & Hatla Thelle 2013 There is hardly another country as isolated and with such a bleak image as North Korea. It is portrayed in the Western media as a Hermit Kingdom ruled by an outdated, communist dictatorship whose clandestine nuclear programmes alarm its neighbours and which uses dreadful labour camps to control a […]

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Gendered Entanglements: Revisiting Gender in Rapidly Changing Asia

E-book

Ragnhild Lund, Philippe Doneys & Bernadette P. Resurrección (eds) 2015 The overall objective of this volume is to revisit gender as a concept that can engage simultaneously with change and continuity in today’s Asia, but with greater intellectual reflexivity to examine multiple, intersecting, and complex dimensions of identity and difference, and formerly unacknowledged sources of […]

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Walking a Tightrope: Defending Human Rights in China

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Gert Holmgaard Nielsen 2014 How do Chinese people defend human rights in China without going to jail? How can they seek justice without the state hitting back at them? The human rights situation in China is not without its challenges but even so the last decades have seen marked improvements. Even so, much of the […]

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