Tag: Human Rights

Welcome to the 2021 Special Issue of IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies

Law as/and Culture: Reconfiguring Human Rights and Justice Dear Readers, This special issue mainly grew out of an advanced seminar on Cultural Studies that I guest-taught at the National University of Singapore in 2018, where there has been a long-time engagement with interdisciplinary teaching and learning in the field of Cultural Studies through NUS’s Asian

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Challenging the Constitutionality of Section 377A in Singapore: Towards a More Humanist Treatment of Homosexuality in Singapore Law

Author: Baey Shi Chen, National University of Singapore Email: shichen.baey@u.nus.edu Published: January 22, 2021 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.6.SI.05 Citation: Chen, B. S. (2021). Challenging the Constitutionality of Section 377A in Singapore: Towards a More Humanist Treatment of Homosexuality in Singapore Law. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 6(SI). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.6.SI.05 Abstract This paper examines the tensions between the law, politics

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Toward a Juris-cultural Studies of Human Rights

Author: John Nguyet Erni, Hong Kong Baptist University Email: johnerni@hkbu.edu.hk Published: January 22, 2021 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.6.SI.01 Citation: Erni, J. N. (2021). Toward a Juris-cultural Studies of Human Rights. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 6(SI). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.6.SI.01 Abstract This special issue grew out of an advanced seminar on Cultural Studies that I guest-taught at the National University of

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IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 6 – Special Issue

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 6 – Special Issue: “Law as/and Culture: Reconfiguring Human Rights and Justice” Guest Editor: John Nguyet Erni, Hong Kong Baptist University Editor-in-Chief: Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China Published: January 22, 2021 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.6.SI Editor’s Introduction Welcome to the IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies – Volume 6 –

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Welcome to Volume 5 Issue 1 of the IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies

Dear Readers, Welcome to this issue of the IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, whose publication coincides with the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus. At first, during late January and early February 2020, the world breathlessly stared at China, fascinated by the ill fate that had befallen its populace, deemed to be far removed from the

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Uncivil Rights: The Abuse of Tribal Sovereignty and the Termination of American Indian Tribal Citizenship

Author: Kenneth N. Hansen, California State University, Fresno, USA Email: kennethh@mail.fresnostate.edu Published: April 4, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.5.1.03 Citation: Hansen, K. N. (2020). Uncivil Rights: The Abuse of Tribal Sovereignty and the Termination of American Indian Tribal Citizenship. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.5.1.03 Abstract Starting in the 1990s, an increasing number of Indigenous people have

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IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 5 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 5 – Issue 1 Editor: Professor Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China Published: April 4, 2020 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.5.1 Editor’s Introduction Welcome to this issue of the IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, whose publication coincides with the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus. Holger Briel, Editor-in-Chief, IAFOR Journal of Cultural

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Human Rights and Bioethics within Psychiatric Hospitals in Japan

Author: Sugai Maree, Tohoku University of Community Service and Science, Japan Email: mareesugai@yahoo.com Published: January 31, 2020 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.2.04 Citation: Maree, S. (2019). Human Rights and Bioethics within Psychiatric Hospitals in Japan. IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences, 5(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.2.04 Abstract Looking inside the walls of private psychiatric institutions in Japan, this paper explores

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IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 5 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 5 – Issue 2 Editors: Dr Sharo Shafaie & Dr Deborah G. Wooldridge Published: January 31, 2020 ISSN: 2187-0675 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.5.2 Articles Spirituality and Psychological Well-being as Buffers of Suicide Probability among Selected Young Filipino Gay Men and Lesbian Women Christine Guianne Ramos, University of Santo Tomas,

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Children’s Rights Human Rights Professor Amanda Third

Child Rights, Digital Issues and Cyber Safety

Professor Baden Offord of Curtin University and Professor Amanda Third of the University of Western Sydney discuss the impact new technologies are having on children’s rights.

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The United Nations and Human Rights Professor Yozo Yokota

The United Nations and Human Rights

Professor Yozo Yokota gives a thorough and informative talk on his involvement with the United Nations and shares many of his personal experiences as UN Special Rapporteur to Myanmar.

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The Internet Human Rights Professor Gerard Goggin

The Internet – History, Human Rights & Potential

Professor Donald E. Hall talks to Professor Gerard Goggin about his research on the internet, how it has become an instrumental part of human rights, and the discussion surrounding it.

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Professor John Nguyet Erni Cultural Studies Human Rights

Convergence or Collision – Human Rights with or without Cultural Studies

Professor John Erni considers the conditions of possibility for overcoming the apparent non-correspondence between critical cultural humanism and rights, or between culture and law.

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Professor Baden Offord Cultural Studies Human Rights Southeast Asia

Through the Looking Glass: Home, the World and the Anthropocene

Professor Baden Offord draws on his cultural studies and human rights research to explore the compelling question of co-existence in the Anthropocene.

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Professor Yozo Yokota IAFOR

Human Rights and International Law

Professor Yozo Yokota speaks with IAFOR Executive Director, Dr Joseph Haldane, about his experiences working with the UN in Myanmar (Burma), his thoughts on whether human rights are universal or culture specific, and the role of human rights in business.

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Professor Baden Offord IAFOR

Cultural Studies as Activist Scholarship

Internationally recognised specialist in human rights, sexuality and culture, Professor Baden Offord, speaks with IAFOR Executive Director, Dr Joseph Haldane, about Cultural Studies as a discipline, its strengths and effects.