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Key Opportunities and the Way Forward

In this chapter, Cristina Villegas provides a summary of artisanal mining. Now, a lot of mining specialists are focusing on formalization, legalization, professionalization, and increased market…

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Introduction to Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM)

In this chapter, Cristina Villegas gives an introduction to artisanal and small-scale mining. She defines artisanal, or small-scale miners, and the issue of defining artisanal mining in legislation…

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International Human Rights Treaties

Joshua Castellino discusses how international human rights treaties are constructed using examples from the Refugee Convention, the Convention on the Rights of the Disabled and the Convention on the…

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Underlying Concepts of International Law

Joshua Castellino provides an introduction to how international law works: human rights treaties and covenants and declarations. He discusses modern states and sovereignty. While sustainable…

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How are Human Rights Created?

Joshua Castellino outlines the process that makes a cultural norm a codified right. He uses the example of the Polish with the Child Rights Convention. He discusses both charter-based mechanisms and…

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