Issue 1, 2016

This issue features a timely article on the need for a closer relationship between fiscal transparency and human rights, and an article which offers a critical analysis of how the UN Human Rights Council conceives of traditional cultural practices. The latest issue also highlights the transition to an inclusive education system for disabled children, and features a reflection piece on human rights and dignity in health care. Articles are available from Taylor & Francis for download.

Nordic Journal of Human Rights

(2016) Volume 34, Issue 1, pp.1-71.


Jaakko Kuosmanen, 'Worlds Apart: Bridging the Gap between Human Rights and Fiscal Transparency’, pp 1-20.

Andrew Fagan and Hans Fridlund, ‘Relative Universality, Harmful Cultural Practices and the United Nations' Human Rights Council’, pp 21-39.

Gauthier de Beco, ‘Transition to Inclusive Education Systems According to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’, pp 40-59.

Human Rights Reflections

Tarek Meguid, ‘(Re)Humanising Health Care – Placing Dignity and Agency of the Patient at the Centre’, pp 60-64.

Book Reviews

‘Marie-Bénédicte Dembour, (Oxford University Press, 2015): When Humans Become Migrants. Study of the European Court of Human Rights with an Inter-American Counterpoint’, Reviewed by Diego Acosta Arcarazo, pp 65-66.

‘Philip Alston and Ryan Goodman (Oxford University Press, 2012): International Human Rights; and Olivier De Schutter (Cambridge University Press, 2014): International Human Rights Law: Cases, Materials, Commentary’, Reviewed by James W. Nickel, pp 67-68.

‘Roger Hood and Caroline Hoyle (Oxford University Press, 2015): The Death Penalty: A Worldwide Perspective’, Reviewed by Seema Kandelia, pp 69-70.


Tags: Human Rights, Menneskerettigheter, Rights of People with Disabilities, education, Helserett, Health care By Anne Christine Lie
Published May 30, 2016 1:28 PM - Last modified June 2, 2017 10:49 AM