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Vol 24 No 10 Oct/Nov 2019

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Research Methods in Human Rights

ISBN13: 9781138943247
Published: April 2018
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £32.99

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Introducing the reader to research methods in Human Rights, this book draws on the expertise of a panel of contributors to clearly explain the key theories and methods used in Human Rights research and provide guidance on when each approach is appropriate.

Exploring research methods using a wide range of geographic case studies and with reference to a wide range of subject areas, the book suggests further reading and directs the reader to excellent examples from research outputs of each method in practice.

This book is essential reading for students Law, Politics and Sociology backgrounds who wish to understand more about the methods and ethics of conducting Human Rights research.

Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Chapter 1 – Introduction – Rhona Smith
Chapter 2 – Human Rights Based Approaches to Research – Rhona Smith
Chapter 3 – The Doctrinal Approach in International Human Rights Scholarship – Suzanne Egan
Chapter 4 – Legal Theory as a Research Methodology – Lee McConnell
Chapter 5 – Qualitative Methods – Rhona Smith and Lorna Smith
Chapter 6 – Quantitative Analysis – Todd Landman
Chapter 7 – Critical Ethnography and Human Rights Research – William Paul Simmons and Lyndsey Feldman
Chapter 8 – Comparative Approaches to Human Rights – Sue Farran
Chapter 9 – ‘Mixing Methods’: Reflections on Compatibility – Rhona Smith and Lee McConnell