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New issue of the Nordic Journal of Human Rights is out (Volume 35, Issue 1, 2017)

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* With thanks to Anne Christine Lie, managing editor of the NJHR.

Nordic Journal of Human Rights (2017) Volume 35, Issue 1, pp 1-84.

The Nordic Journal of Human Rights spring issue of 2017 features four research articles covering a wide range of human rights topics: the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, tort law and human rights in business, the right to health care in Sweden, and legal regulation of religion in Myanmar.

Articles:

  • Jenny E. Goldschmidt – ‘New Perspectives on Equality: Towards Transformative Justice through the Disability Convention?’, pp 1-14.
  • Carola Glinski – ‘The Ruggie Framework, Business Human Rights Self-Regulation and Tort Law: Increasing Standards through Mutual Impact and Learning’, pp 15-34.
  • Anna Lundberg and Mikael Spång – ‘Deportability Status as Basis for Human Rights Claims: Irregularised Migrants’ Right to Health Care in Sweden’, pp 35-54.
  • Iselin Frydenlund – ‘Religious Liberty for Whom? The Buddhist Politics of Religious Freedom during Myanmar’sTransition to Democracy’, pp 55-73.

Book reviews:

  • ‘Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Armed Conflict’, Giles Giacca – review by Thomas Bundschuh, pp 74-79.
  • ‘Justice in Conflict: The Effects of the International Criminal Court’s Interventions on Ending Wars and Building Peace’, Mark Kersten – review by Joanna Nicholson, pp 80-82.
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