Addressing Integration and Exclusion:

Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention

Edited by Yannis A. Stivachtis & Stefanie Georgakis Abbott

ISBN: 978-618-5065-27-0, 274 pages

First published in 2014 by ATINER

Price: Paperback: 40 (It includes Shipping and Handling)

Electronic copy: 30

 

Table of Contents

List of Contributors

About ATINER

About the Editors

Acknowledgments

Addressing Integration and Exclusion: Democracy, Human Rights and the Politics of Culture

Yannis A. Stivachtis & Stefanie Georgakis Abbott

i

Part I: Human Rights and Humanitarian Intervention

1.

Sustaining Human Rights and Responsibility: The United Nations Global Compact and Myanmar

Kenneth Christie & Robert James Hanlon

3

2.

Libya and the Qaddafi Regime: The Quandary of Humanitarian Intervention

Binoy Kampmark

17

3.

The Prohibition of Persecution: A Regime-based Analytical Framework

Deon Geldenhuys

31

4.

Globalization, Human Rights and Cultural Diversity

Yannis A. Stivachtis

49

5.

Hannah Arendt, Political Judgment and Reconciliation in the Wake of an Abyss of Violence and Injustice

Masa Mrovlje

75

PART II: Democracy and Democratization

6.

Representative vs. Direct Democracy

Chrysoula Gitsoulis

91

7.

Democracy and the Modern State: The Case of Turkey

Fatih Duman & Ismail Seyrek

107

8.

The Subterranean Politics Blues: Contesting Third Wave Democracy Consolidation in Portugal and Greece

Christianna Nichols Leahy

123

9.

Men and Media: Friends or Enemy of Women Parliamentarians? Under-representation of Women in Politics

Dorota Urszula Opyd

137

PART III: Religion and Politics

10.

Religion, Democracy and Human Rights: Thoughts since Latin American Theology

Kathlen Luana de Oliveira

153

11.

The Ecumenical Constitution of Liberation Theology and Its Reflection in the Construction of Human Rights in Brazil

Helio Aparedico Teixeira

165

12.

Religion and Masculinity in Southern Brazil

Ezequiel de Souza

177

13.

Religious Leaders in Politics: The Evolution of the Senegalese Social Contract

Sebastiano DAngelo

189

14.

The State-Religious Networks Relationship: The Case of Senegals Relationship with Religious Networks in the Field of Education

Sarah Croché

201

PART IV: Cases of Integration and Exclusion

15.

Family Reunification: The Case of the Muslim Migrant Children in Europe

Rita Duca

217

16.

Enclosing Insecurity: Migration in the Mediterranean as the State of Exception: The Case of Lampedusa

Stefanie Georgakis Abbott

229

17.

Racial Context and the 2008 and 2012 US Presidential Elections

Baodong Liu

245

18.

Ballots and/or Bullets: Strategies of the White Power Movement in the United States

Betty A. Dobratz & Lisa K. Waldner

259