Mobilizing For Human Rights

Author: Beth A. Simmons
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Beth Simmons demonstrates through a combination of statistical analysis and case studies that the ratification of treaties generally leads to better human rights practices.

No Citizens Here Global Subjects And Participation In International Law

Author: René Urueña
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
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15 Harvard Human Rights Journal (2002) 101–125 at 108. 299 See B. Rajagopal
, International Law From Below: Development, Social Movements and Third
World Resistance (2003) at 165. 300 See B. Simmons, Mobilizing for Human
Rights: International Law in Domestic Politics (2009) at 159. 301 For an excellent
example of such mechanisms in Colombia, see R. Uprimny, “El Bloque de
Constitucionalidad en Colombia. Un Análisis. Jurisprudencial y un Ensayo de
Sistematización ...

Research Handbook On The Politics Of International Law

Author: Wayne Sandholtz
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
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In this literature, NGOs and civil society can become pivotal in pressuring states
to comply with their human rights obligations. 2.1.1 TAN tactics Scholars have
focused on two main, overlapping tactics, mobilizing public support and naming
and shaming governments. In her seminal book Mobilizing for Human Rights,
Beth Simmons proposes mass mobilization at the domestic level as one of three
routes by which state ratification of human rights treaties leads to compliance.77
Treaty ...

Domestic Politics And International Human Rights Tribunals

Author: Courtney Hillebrecht
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The Domestic Constituency Mechanism,” International Organization 59, no. 2 (
2005): 363–398; Beth A. Simmons, Mobilizing for Human Rights: International
Law in Domestic Politics (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009). 5
Andrew Cortell and James Davis, “How Do International Institutions Matter? The
Domestic Impact of International Rules and Norms,” International Studies
Quarterly 40, no. 4 (1996): 451–78; Judith Goldstein, “International Institutions
and Domestic Politics: ...

Liberal Democracies And The Torture Of Their Citizens

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16 For example, Eric Neumayer, 'Do international human rights treaties improve
respect for human rights?', Journal of Conflict Resolution 49(6) (2005), 925–53;
Beth A Simmons, Mobilizing for Human Rights: International Law in Domestic
Politics (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2009); Thomas Risse,
Stephen C Ropp and Kathryn Sikkink (eds), The Persistent Power of Human
Rights: From Commitment to Compliance (New York, NY: Cambridge University
Press, 2013); ...

The Twilight Of Human Rights Law

Author: Eric Posner
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There were small positive results in some specifications, but they are
overwhelmed by the number of null results. 2. Andrew Moravcsik, The Origins of
Human Rights Regimes: Democratic Delegation in Postwar Europe, 54 Int'l Org.
217 (2000). 3. Oona A. Hathaway, Why Do Countries Commit to Human Rights
Treaties?, 51 J. Conflict Resol. 588 (2007); Beth Simmons, Mobilizing for Human
Rights: International Law in Domestic Politics (Cambridge Univ.

Constitutional Violence Legitimacy Democracy And Human Rights

Author: Antoni Abat i Ninet
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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1: Der Furst dieser Welt, Carl Schmitt und die Folgen, vol. II: Gnosis und Politik,
vol. III: Theokratie, Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink Verlag/Ferdinand Schéningh, 1983.
2. B. A. Simmons, Mobilizing for Human Rights: International Law in Domestic
Politics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009, p. 25. 3. Ibid., p. 26. 4. T.
Risse, S. C., Ropp and K. Sikkink, The Power of Human Rights: International
Norms and Domestic Change, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999; K.
Sikkink, ...

International Law And International Relations

Author: Beth A. Simmons
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This 2007 volume is intended to help readers understand the relationship between international law and international relations (IL/IR).

Promoting Peace Through International Law

Author: Cecilia Marcela Bailliet
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26 Michael L. Ross, 'Resources and Rebellion in Aceh, Indonesia', Paper
Prepared for the Yale-World Bank Project on 'The Economics of Political Violence
' (2003). 27 See Beth A. Simmons, Mobilizing for Human Rights: International
Law in Domestic Politics (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009); Thomas
Risse-Kappen, Stephen C. Ropp, and Kathryn Sikkink, The Power of Human
Rights: International Norms and Domestic Change (New York: Cambridge
University Press, ...

Philosophical Foundations Of Human Rights

Author: Rowan Cruft
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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The most common response (both in theory and practice) is the argument that the
primary enforcer of international human rights, non-legal as well as legal, is the
so-called “mobilization of shame. ... See also Beth A. Simmons, Mobilizing for
Human Rights: International Law in Domestic Politics (New York: Cambridge
University Press, 2009) and Oona Hathaway and Scott J. Shapiro, “Outcasting:
Enforcement in Domestic and International Law,” Yale Law Journal, 121 (2011):
252–349.