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Introduction: In 2006, a new United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council came into existence, replacing the former UN Commission on Human Rights with a restructured body for the promotion of fundamental rights and freedoms. Heralded as a turning point for human rights within the UN system, the new...
The article presents an article by Kathleen de la Peña McCook entitled \"Workplace Speech in Libraries and Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.\" Her article adopts a policy which says everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression. This human right includes...
Environmental Migration in an Era of Accelerated Climate Change: Proposing a Normative Framework for International Migrant Rights and Domestic Migration PolicyDownload
This dissertation takes up the challenge of addressing the growing gap between international human rights and the changing face of migration in a period of accelerated climate change. The conditions of climate change are increasingly displacing peoples through rising sea levels, desertification...
Environmental factors affecting an experimental low-density mass grave near Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaDownload
The investigation of mass graves involves aspects of high political, judicial, and emotional impact. Understanding how bodies held within mass graves change between the time they are deposited and the time they are discovered (the realm of forensic taphonomy) is vital for competent collection of...
In 2009, against the backdrop of halted land claim negotiations and increasing oil extraction from Lubicon traditional territory, a challenge was brought against the Lubicon custom election code. The challenge triggered a response from band members, a response later dismissed by Indian and...
Indigenous Women's Appropriation and Redeployment of Human Rights: A Comparative Study of the Native Women's Association of Canada and K'inal Antsetik (Mexico)Download
Recent studies have examined the roles and politics of human rights in relation to Indigenous peoples. An analysis of the negotiation of rights discourse by Indigenous women in a comparative framework is however lacking in critical scholarship. This study examines how Indigenous women in Canada...