Category Archives: Annotated Bibliography

Colombia: New Killings, Disappearances in Pacific Port. Diana, Salazar

Living space in which the “displaced people” are housed. It shows how government provided housing for those trying to escape abuses are living under conditions that do not meet basic living standards. Buenaventura, Colombia. Disappearances and dismemberment of the Afro-Colombian

Colombia: New Killings, Disappearances in Pacific Port. Diana, Salazar

Living space in which the “displaced people” are housed. It shows how government provided housing for those trying to escape abuses are living under conditions that do not meet basic living standards. Buenaventura, Colombia. Disappearances and dismemberment of the Afro-Colombian

Kids of the Street “Domínguez, Mario, Martha Romero, and Griselda Paul. “Los “Niños Callejeros”: Una vision de sí mismos vinculada al uso de las drogas.” Salud Mental 23, no. 3 (2000): 20-28.”

“Ninos de la calle” “Kids of the street” these are street kids that reside in the streets due to social conditions that prevail in Mexico City. This work is an approximation to the living conditions that these kids go through

Kids of the Street “Domínguez, Mario, Martha Romero, and Griselda Paul. “Los “Niños Callejeros”: Una vision de sí mismos vinculada al uso de las drogas.” Salud Mental 23, no. 3 (2000): 20-28.”

“Ninos de la calle” “Kids of the street” these are street kids that reside in the streets due to social conditions that prevail in Mexico City. This work is an approximation to the living conditions that these kids go through

Casas, Lidia. “Invoking Conscientious Objection in Reproductive Health Care: Evolving Issues in Peru, Mexico and Chile.” Reproductive Health Matters November 2009: 78-87. accessed 11 May 2015.

A medical provider may invoke a legal provision called “conscientious objection” if they, the health care provider, does not agree to the procedure being performed and can be extended to include such things as dispensing birth control and other medication.

Casas, Lidia. “Invoking Conscientious Objection in Reproductive Health Care: Evolving Issues in Peru, Mexico and Chile.” Reproductive Health Matters November 2009: 78-87. accessed 11 May 2015.

A medical provider may invoke a legal provision called “conscientious objection” if they, the health care provider, does not agree to the procedure being performed and can be extended to include such things as dispensing birth control and other medication.

Nair, Pooja. “Litigating against the Forced Sterilization of HIV-Positive Women: Recent Developments in Chile and Namibia.” Harvard Human Rights Journal 23, no. 1 (Spring2010 2010): 223-231. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 17, 2015).

This article discusses the forced sterilization of women in Chile and Namibia who are HIV positive. The sterilizations are used to prevent the spread of the disease from mothers who are infected. The author argues that while the use of

Nair, Pooja. “Litigating against the Forced Sterilization of HIV-Positive Women: Recent Developments in Chile and Namibia.” Harvard Human Rights Journal 23, no. 1 (Spring2010 2010): 223-231. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 17, 2015).

This article discusses the forced sterilization of women in Chile and Namibia who are HIV positive. The sterilizations are used to prevent the spread of the disease from mothers who are infected. The author argues that while the use of

Venters, Homer, Mary Foote, and Allen Keller. “Medical Advocacy on Behalf of Detained Immigrants.” Journal Of Immigrant & Minority Health 13, no. 3 (June 2011): 625-628.

The goal of the article was to bring awareness to the poor health care immigrant detainees were receiving by United States immigration customs and with more public awareness strides could be made to provide better support.  In the article “Medical

Venters, Homer, Mary Foote, and Allen Keller. “Medical Advocacy on Behalf of Detained Immigrants.” Journal Of Immigrant & Minority Health 13, no. 3 (June 2011): 625-628.

The goal of the article was to bring awareness to the poor health care immigrant detainees were receiving by United States immigration customs and with more public awareness strides could be made to provide better support.  In the article “Medical

Michel, Verònica and Sikkink, Kathryn. “Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin America.” Law & Society Review, 47:4 (April 2013): 873-907.

In Verònica Michel and Kathryn Sikkink’s article, “Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin  America”, they argue that participation rights have been fundamental in creating a legal framework that allows a government’s civil society to seek

Michel, Verònica and Sikkink, Kathryn. “Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin America.” Law & Society Review, 47:4 (April 2013): 873-907.

In Verònica Michel and Kathryn Sikkink’s article, “Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin  America”, they argue that participation rights have been fundamental in creating a legal framework that allows a government’s civil society to seek

Scheper-Hughes, Nancy “Biopiracy and the Global Quest for Human Organs” NACLA Report on the Americas 39(5): p14-21 (2006) EBS COHOST (accessed Apr 19, 2015)

     Through the article the author sheds a light on the horrors of the international marketing of human organs and tissues. The author focuses on the issue of body piracy and organ theft, which has been an uncontrollable problem within

Scheper-Hughes, Nancy “Biopiracy and the Global Quest for Human Organs” NACLA Report on the Americas 39(5): p14-21 (2006) EBS COHOST (accessed Apr 19, 2015)

     Through the article the author sheds a light on the horrors of the international marketing of human organs and tissues. The author focuses on the issue of body piracy and organ theft, which has been an uncontrollable problem within