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Resources on the Economics of Human Rights
The Economics of Human Rights by
Publication Date: 2018
Provides an introduction to the microeconomic analysis of human rights utilizing economics as a lens through which to examine social topics including capital punishment, violence against women, seeking asylum, terrorism, child abuse, genocide, and hate.
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Columbia Human Rights Law Review
Dedicated to the analysis and discussion of human rights and civil liberties under both domestic and international law.
Original research and reflection on human rights, humanitarianism, and development in the modern and contemporary world.
Human Rights Quarterly
Presents current work in human rights research and policy analysis, reviews of related books, and philosophical essays probing the fundamental nature of human rights as defined by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Human Rights Review
Explores human rights issues and their underlying empirical, theoretical and philosophical foundations.
Immigration and Nationality Law Review
Publishes research on immigration, discrimination and identity from well known scholars.
Journal of Human Rights Practice
The main academic journal focusing on human rights practice and activism.
Poverty and Public Policy
Publishes quality research on poverty, income distribution, and welfare programs from scholars around the globe.
Security and Human Rights
Aims to stimulate thinking on the question of protecting and promoting human rights through global cooperation in a world faced with serious threats to security.
Social Justice Research
Peer reviewed articles and research covering policy effects on victims, poverty and more.
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