Content presented at the Social Practice of Human Rights Conference

Content presented at the Social Practice of Human Rights Conference

 

Here, you can browse the research, field experiences and addresses given at the University of Dayton Human Rights Center's Social Practice of Human Rights conferences. Note: Most of the items in the collection are working papers or abstracts for papers that have not yet been published. For completed papers, contact the individual authors.

This biennial conference provides a unique space for scholars, practitioners and advocates to engage in collaboration, dialogue and critical analysis of human rights advocacy — locally and globally. Learn more about the Human Rights Center at the University of Dayton >>>.

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Submissions from 2016

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Call for Papers 2017: The Social Practice of Human Rights, University of Dayton

Papers from 2015

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Exploring Public Opinion on the Role of Human Rights in Foreign Policy (abstract), Michelle Allendoerfer

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Status of Public Access to Government Information as an International Human Right (abstract), Amin Amiri

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International Organizations as Normative Agenda Setters: Social Influence and Reputational Costs in the effects of the International Human Rights Regime, Alejandro Anaya-Muñoz and Aldo F. Ponce

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On Solid Ground: Evaluating the Effects of Foundational Arguments on Human Rights Attitudes (abstract), Stephen Arves and Joe Braun

Plenary Dialogue: Sustainable Environment, Tariq Banuri, Richard Hiskes, and Jacqui Patterson

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Human Rights in Russian-Occupied Crimea (abstract), Jaroslaw Bilocerkowycz

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Fostering Empathy through Visual Culture Art Intergration (abstract), R. Darden Bradshaw

Plenary Dialogue: Sustainable Human Development, J. Mark Brinkmoeller, Ejim Dike, Kate Donald, Natalie Florea Hudson, and Jane Sloane

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Crafting the Humanitarian Narrative: Development Organizations and Cause-Marketing Campaigns (abstract), Alexandra Cosima Budabin

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Disciplining Human Rights (abstract), Sarita Cargas

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Linking History to Practice: Mapping the History of Nigeria as a Tool to Combat Human Trafficking Today (abstract), Robin P. Chapdelaine

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To Err is Human Rights: Toward a Pragmatist Activism (abstract), Geoff Dancy

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Human Rights: East vs. West (abstract), John H. Davis

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Promoting Human Rights through the Professions (abstract), Debra DeLaet, Emily Sadecki, and Holly Atkinson

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Imagining International Justice in Post-Genocide Cambodia (abstract), Haley Duschinsky, Katie Conlon, Elizabeth Cychosz, and Samantha Rommel

Opening Address: Mark Ensalaco, University of Dayton Human Rights Center, Mark Ensalaco

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This Painting Is Nice, but Is It Actually Fighting for Social Justice?' Exploring the Challenges and Dilemmas of Participatory Art and Storytelling for Social Justice (abstract), Katherine Fobear

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Social Movements, Protest, and Human Rights: Latin America and Beyond (abstract), James C. Franklin

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The Migrant Rights Gap: How Non-State Actors Meet the Unrecognized Economic and Social Rights of Undocumented Immigrants (abstract), Barbara Frey and Melissa Pardo

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A Human Rights Lens on Full Employment and Decent Work in the Post-2015 Development Agenda (abstract), Diane F. Frey and Gillian MacNaughton

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Contemporary Rhetoric, Ethics, and Human Rights Advocacy (abstract), Richard K. Ghere and Kathleen Brittamart Watters

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Indignation, or, Reconsidering the Place of Dignity in Human Rights Theory and Practice (abstract), Michael Goodhart

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Oral History as a Methodology for Teaching Human Rights (abstract), Carol J. Gray

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The Potentiality of a Digital Revolution: Alienated Activists and the Surveillance State (abstract), Jennifer Grubbs

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Roundtable: Does All Human-Rights Funding Use a Human Rights-based Approach?, Matthew Hart, Jason Franklin, Diana Samarasan, Mona Chun, and Katy Love

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Anti-Sex Trafficking Hysteria, False Narratives and the Rights of Sex Workers (abstract), Lonya M. Humphrey

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Religious Freedom and the Right to Convert: Laws against Forcible or Induced Conversion in India (abstract), Laura Dudley Jenkins

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Girl Power or Girl Child: Beyond Victory and Victimization in Advocacy for Girls around the World (abstract), Kelli Lyon Johnson

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Democratizing Human Rights from Below: Blacklisted Workers at the European Court of Human Rights (abstract), Filiz Kahraman

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Human Rights-Based Activism: Lessons From Health Activism in South Africa and Brazil (abstract), Kristi Heather Kenyon and Regiane Garcia

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From Activism to Invested Scholarship: When Outsiders Are Insiders (abstract), Kristi Heather Kenyon and Tal Nitsán

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De-centering the Human: Moroccan Islamists and Human Rights (abstract), Ahmed Khanani

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Realizing the Right to Sport to Address the Socialization and Trauma Healing of Children in Refugee Camps (abstract), Konstantinos Koutsioumpas

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An Experimental Examination of the Efficacy of Human Rights Campaigns: Gender Differences and Stereotypes (abstract), Michele Leiby, Angie Bos, and Matthew Krain

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Putting It on the Line: Social Justice Frameworks for Human Rights Fieldwork (abstract), Michael Loadenthal

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A 'Revolution of Values' in Immigrant Rights Advocacy (abstract), Jamie Longazel

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Gunsmoke and Mirrors: Transitional Justice Implementation During Armed Conflict in Uganda (abstract), Cyanne E. Loyle

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Silencing Women’s Agency and Forgetting Sexual Violence: Challenges in Realizing Women Survivors’ Human Rights (abstract), Katarina Lucas

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Lights, Camera, Policy? Examining Celebrity-driven Anti-sex Trafficking Campaigns (abstract), Samantha Majic

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Promoting Immigrant and Human Rights at the Local Level: A Case Study of the Welcome Dayton Initiative (abstract), Theo J. Majka and Jamie Longazel

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Cultural Differences in Support for Human Rights (abstract), Sam McFarland and William Hornsby

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Human Rights in the Digital Age: Opportunities and Constraints (abstract), Mahmood Monshipouri

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Who Practices Rights-Based Development? A Progress Report on Work at the Nexus of Human Rights and Development (abstract), Paul Nelson and Ellen Dorsey

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Privacy and Freedom of Information in Organizational Contexts: Human Rights Issues in an Era of Big Data (abstract), Jo Ann Oravec

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Turn Up the Volume: The Amplification of Shame (abstract), Baekkwan Park, Amanda Murdie, and David Davis

Luncheon Remarks: Jason Pierce, Dean, University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences, Jason Pierce

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Mapping the Current State of Human Rights Education in Journalism Education (abstract), Shayna Plaut

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Teaching Human Rights Inside and Outside the Classroom: Education Without Borders (abstract), Shayna Plaut, Lisa Brock, Carol J. Gray, William Simmons, and Alice Kim

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Practicing Human Rights: How Human Rights Practitioners Shape the Field (abstract), Robin Redhead

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From Acceptable Loss to Unacceptable Harm: How Norm Entrepreneurs Co-opted the Human Rights Discourse (abstract), Danielle K. Scherer and Taylor Benjamin-Britton

Plenary Dialogue: Corporate Sustainability, David Schilling, Katherine Gallagher, and Arvind Ganesan

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To Adapt or Not to Adapt? Accommodating Change in Humanitarian Response (abstract), Emily K.M. Scott

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Double Jeopardy: The Rights of Refugees in Marginalized Communities in the Middle East (abstract), Eugene Sensenig-Dabbous

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Global Human Rights Direct: Connecting Human Rights Voices from around the Globe (abstract), William Simmons

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Catholic Social Teaching and Economic Rights (abstract), John Sniegocki

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Literature and Human Rights Violations in U.S. Borderlands (abstract), Tereza M. Szeghi

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Detaining Dialogue: Framing Treatment during the 2013 Guantánamo Hunger Strike (abstract), Kristen Traynor

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The Normative Implication of the B Corp Movement in the Business and Human Rights Context (abstract), Cindy Woods

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Reciprocal Critique: A Dialectical Engagement of Theology and Human Rights Discourse (abstract), Diane Yeager

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Taking on the NYPD by Centering the Impact and Building a Movement: A Successful Human Rights Campaign Case Study (abstract), Nahal Zamani

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Enforced Disappearances in México: A Good Practice on Human Rights Governance through Systematization of Experiences in Search of Justice and Truth (abstract), Luis Eduardo Zavala de Alba

Papers from 2013

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Roundtable: Human Rights Philanthropy

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Voices in the Wilderness: Catholic NGOs and the Challenge of Human Rights, Kevin Ahern

Arab Human Rights NGOs: Towards an Arab Spring, Elie Al-Hindy

Strategies for Effective Human Rights Campaigns, Jo Becker

Welcome Dayton Immigrant Friendly City Initiative, Melissa Bertolo

Glorifying Individual Rights: Freedom of Expression, Communication Rights and Democratic Media, Lisa Brooten

Savage, Victim, Savior: Human Rights and Visual Culture in the Rohingya Crisis of Burma/Myanmar, Lisa Brooten and Syed Irfan Ashraf

Transnational Advocacy Networks and the Use of Trauma Narratives, Elliott Bynum

Telling a Story or Rewriting History? Fighting Oblivion and Amnesia through Ibero-American Fiction—Quilting the Collective Memory, Pércio B. de Castro

Indigenous Rights in Transnational Perspective: The Rights of Immigrant Workers and the Right to Stay Home, Gilda Rodriguez Cervantes

Human Rights, Sexual Rights, the Muslim World, and Why ‘Pushing the Envelope’ Is Essential to Human Rights’ Global Resonance, Anthony Tirado Chase

Popular Perceptions of Human Rights Issues and Organizations, David (David Bradley) Crow

Sex Work, AIDS and Rights in Sonagachhi, India: Thinking between Hegemony and Resistance, Simanti Dasgupta

Eyes in the Sky: Satellite Technology and Human Rights, Virginia Dixon

Photojournalism and War Crimes: Ethical and Humanistic Limits, Keith Doubt

State-Supported Foster Care: A Matter of Human Rights?, Youssef Farhat, Joe Strychalski, Susan Weaver, and Hilary Zappin

Compromising Moral Values for Survival: Patronage, Capacity, Politicization, Intimidation, and Donor Dependencies, Benjamin Foley

Uneven Ground: Negotiating the Terrain of Human Rights Advocacy in Mexico, Barbara Frey

Frame Stickiness: Explaining variation in how human rights organizations have confronted violence in Mexico since 2006, Janice Gallagher

Montgomery County's Ex-Offender Re-Entry Program, Jamie Gee

Framing Our Focus: How Human Rights Reports shape the Understanding of Wartime Rape, Nicole Gerring

Rhetoric and Ethics in Global Organizations: Implications for Human Rights, Richard Ghere

Collaborative Advocacy: What Effects does the Visual Documentation have on Social Relations? The Case study of Human Rights Organization B'Tselem in Israel-Palestine, Ruthie Ginsburg

A Human Rights Mission: Advocacy on the Local and Global Scale, Lara-Zuzan Golesorkhi

How Do Independent Children’s Rights Institutions Redefine Human Rights Engagement?, Brian K. Gran

'Gendering' International Peacekeeping: Women for Women on the Frontlines?, Natalie Florea Hudson

Bridging the Religious-Secular Divide within Transnational Women’s Movements? Muslim-Western Partnerships for Women’s Rights, Sheherazade Jafari

The New Slave Narrative: Narrative Advocacy and Human Rights in Stories of Contemporary Slavery, Kelli Johnson

Time for Action: Making Non-State Actors Accountable for their Human Rights Violation, Jean-Marie Kamatali

Explaining Advocacy Agenda: Human Rights NGOs in Turkey, Koray Kaplica

Choosing Rights: The Puzzle of the Rights Frame in HIV Advocacy, Kristi Kenyon

Human Rights Violations at the U.S.-Mexican Border, Moshen Khani, Derek Petrey, and Katherine Rowell

Mrs. Human Rights Stays at Home, Lena Khor

Hydraulic Fracturing in the Great Miami River Watershed: A Human Rights Issue?, Leslie King and Amanda Rupp

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Human Rights and Emerging Actors: Indigenous Peoples and Peasants Redefining the Issues, Curtis Kline

Gender-Based Violence and Rethinking Human Security, Roxanne Krystalli

Professional Associations and Human Rights Advocacy: A Case Study of the Role of National Medical Associations in Policy Debates over Genital Cutting, Debra de Laet

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Constructing a Dialogue on Dignity: Advocacy for Human Dignity as Global Institutions' Focus, Mark Lagon