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The prominence of the body as an instrument of border control : assessing the age of unaccompanied migrant children in the European Union
The premises of the research are rooted in the debate about human rights of migrants and securitisation of borders in the European Union. In this context the body is in the spotlight, since a key component in the reinforcement ...
The satanic mill : human rights and the responsibility to counteract
This thesis argues that the free market doctrine and the institutional framework it requires create an environment that, while having a huge impact on people’s lives, does not provide for externalities such as the realisation ...
Blasting into fame: female terrorists make a statement
Over the last few decades, women have proved that they are willing to join violent organisations and fight for their cause alongside their male counterparts. Yet, it seems that an attack caused by a female suicide bomber ...
Surviving independence : South Sudan’s contested constitution-making process
South Sudan got its independence in 2011, after 39 years of civil war with Sudan. Two and a half years later a new armed conflict broke out, this time between different fractions within South Sudan. This study looks at one ...
Memory, human rights films and symbolic reparations : a case study on the new Argentine cinema
The overall objective of this thesis is to analyse from a theoretical point of view, the potentiality of human rights films as an effective means of symbolic reparations. Since the late 1980s human rights films emerged as ...