Category Archives: human rights

Espenshade, Thomas J. “Unauthorized Immigration to the United States.” Annual Review of Sociology 21 (1995): 195-216. http://www.jstor.org/stable/2083409.

The United States of America has prided itself on being a “nation of immigrants” as almost everyone, with the exception of Native Americans, have some family history of immigration. The article “Unauthorized Immigration to the United States” Thomas Espenshade breaks

Espenshade, Thomas J. “Unauthorized Immigration to the United States.” Annual Review of Sociology 21 (1995): 195-216. http://www.jstor.org/stable/2083409.

The United States of America has prided itself on being a “nation of immigrants” as almost everyone, with the exception of Native Americans, have some family history of immigration. The article “Unauthorized Immigration to the United States” Thomas Espenshade breaks

Zureick, Alyson, et al. “Physicians’ Challenges under El Salvador’s Criminal Abortion Prohibition.” International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, vol. 143, no. 1, 30 July 2018, pp. 121–126., doi:10.1002/ijgo.2018.143.issue-1.

This article addresses the issues of El Salvador’s extreme anti-abortion law, the human rights abuses that it creates, and the convoluted role of Salvadoran health care professionals. El Salvador has fully criminalized abortion in all cases to which miscarriages have

Zureick, Alyson, et al. “Physicians’ Challenges under El Salvador’s Criminal Abortion Prohibition.” International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, vol. 143, no. 1, 30 July 2018, pp. 121–126., doi:10.1002/ijgo.2018.143.issue-1.

This article addresses the issues of El Salvador’s extreme anti-abortion law, the human rights abuses that it creates, and the convoluted role of Salvadoran health care professionals. El Salvador has fully criminalized abortion in all cases to which miscarriages have

López, Alejandra Saravia, and Adam Rua Quiroga. “An Assesment of the Environmental and Social Impacts of Chinese Trade and FDI in Bolivia.” In China and Sustainable Development in Latin America: The Social and Environmental Dimension, (2017): 147-82.

Bolivia has a deep history of international trading partnerships for the extraction of natural resources such as tin, zinc, and the mining of other materials. With the more recent incoming partnership of Chinese trade and foreign direct investment in Bolivia,

López, Alejandra Saravia, and Adam Rua Quiroga. “An Assesment of the Environmental and Social Impacts of Chinese Trade and FDI in Bolivia.” In China and Sustainable Development in Latin America: The Social and Environmental Dimension, (2017): 147-82.

Bolivia has a deep history of international trading partnerships for the extraction of natural resources such as tin, zinc, and the mining of other materials. With the more recent incoming partnership of Chinese trade and foreign direct investment in Bolivia,

Meyers, Stephen J. “The Social Model of Disability Under the Shadow of the Revolution: Ex-combatants Negotiating Identity in Nicaragua.” Qualitative Sociology 37, no. 4 (August 14, 2014): 403-24. Accessed January 22, 2019. doi:10.1007/s11133-014-9284-x.

In 1979 Nicaragua’s decade long civil war started between the U.S backed contras and the Sandinista revolutionists. Segovia, Nicaragua became on the most prominent battle scenes in this war, proving fatal to hundreds and leaving hundreds more permanently disabled.  According

Meyers, Stephen J. “The Social Model of Disability Under the Shadow of the Revolution: Ex-combatants Negotiating Identity in Nicaragua.” Qualitative Sociology 37, no. 4 (August 14, 2014): 403-24. Accessed January 22, 2019. doi:10.1007/s11133-014-9284-x.

In 1979 Nicaragua’s decade long civil war started between the U.S backed contras and the Sandinista revolutionists. Segovia, Nicaragua became on the most prominent battle scenes in this war, proving fatal to hundreds and leaving hundreds more permanently disabled.  According