The Future of Human Rights



The gender of justice system: Women's access to justice in Turkey
Hatipoglu-Aydin, Duygu; Aydın, Mustafa Berkay (Elsevier BV, 2016-12-01)
Access to justice as a practical and process based concept may be defined as the capacity of people to access judicial institutions which shall bring solution to common judicial problems of the people. While the burdens before access to justice are common for various groups, women may suffer more frequently accessing these institutions and have difficult time to overcome the burdens due to other structures which produce inequality. The article focuses on women's access conditions to justice in Turkey and th...
The parenting practice of single mothers in Turkey: Challenges and strategies
Kavas, Serap; Hoşgör, Hatice Ayşe (Elsevier BV, 2013-09-01)
Drawing on 24 interviews with single mothers in Turkey, this qualitative study examines various cultural and structural factors facing single mothers in a patriarchal society. It identifies strategies single mothers devise to handle the hardship of bringing up a child alone and stand up for themselves as single parents. Results demonstrate that single mothers in this study face numerous challenges, including the difficulty to maintain authority in their new family setting; the struggle to keep the sense of ...
The political economy of peace processes and the women, peace and security agenda
Erturk, Yakin (Informa UK Limited, 2020-07-01)
This article examines why the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda has been so challenging to implement and argues that the political economy of war and peace, driven by a complex network of power, is a deterrent to sustainable and gender-just peace. However, peace initiatives are not a zero-sum game. They are dialectical, offering possibilities for both regressive and transformative change. Although inclusion of women and gender concerns in current peace processes lags behind expectations, the WPS agenda...
The real and the formal: Legal realism revisited
Polat, Necati (SAGE Publications, 1999-03-01)
The article aims to pursue a reassessment of one fundamental binary opposition legal realism invokes - the real and the formal. While some of the realist objections to the formal, mechanistic concept of adjudication have been insightful, the realist writers have been for the most part unaware of some of the formalistic and ultimately self-refuting presuppositions of their own rhetoric. This article argues that realism betrays its very rationale and mimics the mainstream formalism, as it effectively supplant...
The imposition of government education policy initiatives and school enactment: uncovering the responses of school principals
Arar, Khalid; Kondakçı, Yaşar; Taysum, Alison (Informa UK Limited, 2019-09-01)
Rapid economic, social, political and technological changes in the external environments of education systems have put constant pressure on the internal processes and practices of educational systems. Over the last four decades, educational systems have become more and more vulnerable to economic, political and social developments. Recent global developments such as the crises in the Arab world and their impact on the refugee crisis; the Brexit crisis; and the introduction of Mercantile law by the US impact...
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Ş. O. Bahçecik, “The Future of Human Rights,” HUMAN RIGHTS REVIEW, pp. 497–498, 2019, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: