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The right to be impaired and the legacy of eugenics: A critical reading of the UN convention on ‘disability’ rights (2015)
Book Chapter
van den Anker, C. (2015). The right to be impaired and the legacy of eugenics: A critical reading of the UN convention on ‘disability’ rights. In D. E. Meacham (Ed.), Medicine and Society, New Continental PerspectivesSpringer

This chapter traces the ongoing effects of eugenics on discourses of ‘disability’, analysing in particular the 2006 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. I use the sociological methodology of grounded theory-building based on live... Read More about The right to be impaired and the legacy of eugenics: A critical reading of the UN convention on ‘disability’ rights.

Transnationalism and cosmopolitanism: towards global citizenship? (2010)
Journal Article
van den Anker, C. (2010). Transnationalism and cosmopolitanism: towards global citizenship?. Journal of International Political Theory, 6(1), 73-94. https://doi.org/10.3366/E1755088210000443

The concept of transnationalism, despite a variety of earlier uses, has recently been used to describe the sociological phenomenon of cross-border migrants considering more than one place our home. This can be in terms of identity and belonging, cul... Read More about Transnationalism and cosmopolitanism: towards global citizenship?.

How to support refugee and at-risk academics: A guide for higher education institutions in the UK (2009)
Report
Shaw, I. S., & van den Anker, C. (2009). How to support refugee and at-risk academics: A guide for higher education institutions in the UK

How to Support Refugee and At-Risk Academics draws primarily, but not exclusively, on the reports, experience and testimonies of many individuals, organisations and institutions participating in the Pathfinder UK University Grants Scheme. Run by Car... Read More about How to support refugee and at-risk academics: A guide for higher education institutions in the UK.

Rights and responsibilities in trafficking for forced labour: Migration regimes, labour law and welfare states (2009)
Journal Article
van den Anker, C. (2009). Rights and responsibilities in trafficking for forced labour: Migration regimes, labour law and welfare states

Trafficking in human beings is often associated with women and girls and especially the sex industry. Gradually information is getting through more widely about cases of exploitation in domestic work, agriculture, hospitality and construction, too. I... Read More about Rights and responsibilities in trafficking for forced labour: Migration regimes, labour law and welfare states.

Bridging the gaps in Global Ethics: grounded cosmopolitan praxis (2008)
Book Chapter
van den Anker, C. (2008). Bridging the gaps in Global Ethics: grounded cosmopolitan praxis. In R. Commers, W. Vandekerckhove, & A. Verlinden (Eds.), Ethics in an era of globalization, 41-54. Ashgate

This chapter discusses Global Ethics as a new field of enquiry and illustrates the need for a strong link between theoretical reflection and practical learning.I first investigate the role of universalist and contextual theories in Global ethics and... Read More about Bridging the gaps in Global Ethics: grounded cosmopolitan praxis.

Cosmopolitanism and trafficking in human beings for forced labour (2008)
Book Chapter
van den Anker, C. (2008). Cosmopolitanism and trafficking in human beings for forced labour. In G. Letherby, K. Williams, P. Birch, & M. E. Cain (Eds.), Sex as crime?, 137-155. Willan

This chapter aims to provide a different perspective in order to break through the automatic identification of trafficking in human beings with sex and crime. The chapter first gives an indication of the wide range of human right... Read More about Cosmopolitanism and trafficking in human beings for forced labour.

Institutional implications of global justice as impartiality: Cosmopolitan democracy (2006)
Journal Article
Van Den Anker, C. (2006). Institutional implications of global justice as impartiality: Cosmopolitan democracy. Global Society, 20(3), 267-285. https://doi.org/10.1080/13600820600816274

This article develops an argument on the type of implications a theory of global justice as impartiality would generate for global institutions. The main conclusion is that a theory of citizenship including political obligations towards fellow citize... Read More about Institutional implications of global justice as impartiality: Cosmopolitan democracy.

Trafficking and women’s rights: Beyond the sex industry to ‘other industries’1 (2006)
Journal Article
van den Anker, C. (2006). Trafficking and women’s rights: Beyond the sex industry to ‘other industries’1. Journal of Global Ethics, 2(2), 163-182. https://doi.org/10.1080/17449620601042862

In this article I put forward three lines of argument. Firstly, the current debate on trafficking in human beings focuses narrowly on exploitation in the sex industry. This has produced a stand-off between moralists and liberals which is detrimental... Read More about Trafficking and women’s rights: Beyond the sex industry to ‘other industries’1.

Cosmopolitan justice and the globalization of capitalism: The UNDP and ILO proposals (2005)
Journal Article
van den Anker, C. (2005). Cosmopolitan justice and the globalization of capitalism: The UNDP and ILO proposals. Globalizations, 2(2), 254-270. https://doi.org/10.1080/14747730500202347

Recently several proposals for more effective, democratic and just forms of global governance have been put forward. In this paper I compare the proposals by the United Nations Development Programme, the International Labour Organization and cosmopol... Read More about Cosmopolitan justice and the globalization of capitalism: The UNDP and ILO proposals.


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