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Quantitative Studies

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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...Mitchell, Neil J. , and James M. McCormick . “ Is U.S. Aid Really Linked to Human Rights in Latin America? ” American Journal of Political Science 32, no. 2 (1988): 476–498. Argues that the conclusions reached by Cingranelli and Pasquarello in their 1985 article cited above were wrong. Neumayer, Eric . “ Do Human Rights Matter in Bilateral Aid Allocation? A Quantitative Analysis of 21 Countries. ” Social Science Quarterly 84, no. 3 (2003): 650–666. A global, comparative analysis of the role government respect for civil/political rights and physical...

Botswana and Lesotho

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...of Basotho, many of them women. It is important to note that the implementation of the LHWP may have contributed to the increase in HIV/AIDS prevalence in the highlands. Whereas the HIV prevalence rate in the highlands was about 0.5 percent in 1988 , it was estimated to be 23.9 percent in 2007 , according to the Human Sciences Research Council. It is possible that the substantial increase in HIV prevalence resulted, in part, from the huge influx of construction workers from outside the highlands, some of whom had sexual contact with local people. Lesotho...

Simon Wiesenthal

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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...Humanity ; Forensic Science ; Genocide ; Holocaust ; Israel ; Nuremberg and Tokyo Trials ; Universal Declaration of Human Rights ; and Elie Wiesel .] Bibliography Finkelstein, Norman G. Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History . Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 2005. Finkelstein, Norman G. The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering . 2d ed. New York: Verso, 2003. http://portal.unesco.org/en/file_download.php/4c2af3045fc23f0d1a48d720d7f33600074+2...

China

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...4.39 −12.81 8.00 Shandong 1958 54.22 1960 51.88 2.34 −4.32 7.50 Hunan 1959 36.92 1961 35.08 1.84 −4.98   Henan 1957 49.79 1961 48.03 1.76 −3.53 7.80 Guizhou 1959 17.44 1961 16.24 1.20 −6.88   Gansu 1959 12.93 1961 12.11 0.82 −6.34   Qinghai 1959 2.60 1962 2.05 0.55 −21.15 0.90 Jiangsu 1959 42.90 1961 42.43 0.47 −1.10   Guangxi 1959 22.05 1961 21.59 0.46 −2.09   Liaoning 1960 25.59 1961 25.19 0.40 −1.56   Hubei 1959 31.73 1960 31.52 0.21 −0.66   Yunnan 1958 19.14 1960 18.95 0.19 −0.99   Ningxia 1960 2.13 1962 1.99 0.14 −6.57                   Total Loss        ...

Organization of the Islamic Conference

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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...accounted for 19 percent of the OIC budget. On the other end, thirteen member states are asked to pay only the basic contribution, which means that each of them accounts for 0.5 percent of the budget. Of every $94,000 received by the OIC, $43,000 is used by the Secretariat, while the rest goes to various organs of the OIC. One of these organs, the Islamic Foundation for Science, Technology, and Development, had to be dissolved in 1997 owing to a chronic lack of funds. The OIC as a whole was saved from fiscal crisis in 1997 through total donations of...

Electoral Supervision

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...situations in the requesting country. The mission also assesses the appropriateness, necessity, and potential impact of UN assistance and ascertains whether the main contesting political parties and representatives of civil society support UN involvement. This is not an exact science, and so a certain amount of political judgment is applied to the decision. Once the decision is made, assistance usually falls into the following types, the following discussion of which draws heavily from the United Nations EAD's Web site. The emphasis is always on building...

AIDS/HIV

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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...Health Organization ; and Zimbabwe .] Bibliography Barnett, Tony , and Alan Whiteside . AIDS in the Twenty-First Century: Disease and Globalisation . 2d ed. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2006. Behrman, Greg . The Invisible People: How the U.S. Has Slept Through the Global AIDS Pandemic, the Greatest Humanitarian Catastrophe of Our Time . New York: Free Press, 2004. Booth, Karen . Local Women, Global Science: Fighting AIDS in Kenya . Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004. Cameron, Edwin . Witness to AIDS . New York: I. B. Tauris, 2005. Campbell,...

Disability Rights

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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...Doc. E/CN.4/Sub.2/1983/17. http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/dispaperdes0.htm . Degener, Theresa , and Yonal Koster-Dreese , eds. Human Rights and Disabled Persons: Essays and Relevant Human Rights Instruments . Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff, 1994. Despouy, Leonardo . United Nations, Economic and Social Council, Commission on Human Rights, Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities. Human Rights and Disability. UN Doc. E/CN.4/Sub.2/1991/31. http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/enable/dispaperdes0.htm . Herr,...

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