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Taking Back Control: Human Rights and Human Trafficking in the United Kingdom (2024)
Journal Article
Landman, T., Brewster, B., & Thornton, S. (2024). Taking Back Control: Human Rights and Human Trafficking in the United Kingdom. Societies, 14(4), Article 47. https://doi.org/10.3390/soc14040047

Modern slavery and human trafficking are well recognized as significant problems in need of legislation, policies, and actions from a wide range of stakeholders in the United Kingdom. The passage of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 is a hallmark of the... Read More about Taking Back Control: Human Rights and Human Trafficking in the United Kingdom.

The politics of COVID-19: Government response in comparative perspective (2023)
Journal Article
Landman, T., & Smallman-Raynor, M. (2023). The politics of COVID-19: Government response in comparative perspective. Political Geography, 106, Article 102957. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2023.102957

Since its appearance in Wuhan (China) in late December 2019, the geographical spread of COVID-19 and its constituent waves varied in pace and intensity around the world. Responses to the pandemic also varied across the world with high variation in ca... Read More about The politics of COVID-19: Government response in comparative perspective.

Human rights indicators and implementation (2022)
Book Chapter
Landman, T., & Schwarz, K. (2022). Human rights indicators and implementation. In R. Murray, & D. Long (Eds.), Research Handbook on Implementation of Human Rights in Practice (309-326). United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781800372283.00026

The last several decades have seen many advances in the development and application of human rights indicators, which has progressed alongside the continued development of international, regional, and national human rights legal frameworks. This chap... Read More about Human rights indicators and implementation.

The Rights Track: Sound Evidence on Human Rights and Modern Slavery (2022)
Book
Landman, T., & Garrington, C. (2022). The Rights Track: Sound Evidence on Human Rights and Modern Slavery. Anthem Press

The Rights Track: Sound Evidence on Human Rights and Modern Slavery uses rich content from The Rights Track podcast [www.rightstrack.org] in an innovative book that enhances and enriches our understanding of the human rights challenges facing the wor... Read More about The Rights Track: Sound Evidence on Human Rights and Modern Slavery.

Aid effectiveness: Human rights as a conditionality measure (2022)
Journal Article
Douch, M., Edwards, H., Landman, T., & Mallick, S. (2022). Aid effectiveness: Human rights as a conditionality measure. World Development, 158, Article 105978. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2022.105978

The ‘aid conditionality’ hypothesis as documented in the literature suggests that aid is effective in augmenting growth only in the presence of a sound policy environment. This hypothesis was so influential that its policy recommendation, to provide... Read More about Aid effectiveness: Human rights as a conditionality measure.

Machine learning methods for “wicked” problems: exploring the complex drivers of modern slavery (2021)
Journal Article
Lavelle-Hill, R., Smith, G., Mazumder, A., Landman, T., & Goulding, J. (2021). Machine learning methods for “wicked” problems: exploring the complex drivers of modern slavery. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 8, Article 274. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-021-00938-z

Forty million people are estimated to be in some form of modern slavery across the globe. Understanding the factors that make any particular individual or geographical region vulnerable to such abuse is essential for the development of effective inte... Read More about Machine learning methods for “wicked” problems: exploring the complex drivers of modern slavery.

Social listening, modern slavery, and COVID-19 (2020)
Journal Article
Lucas, B., & Landman, T. (2021). Social listening, modern slavery, and COVID-19. Journal of Risk Research, 24(3-4), 314-334. https://doi.org/10.1080/13669877.2020.1864009

In addition to the public health crisis visited upon the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has created unique uncertainties for organisations engaged with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), spanning a range of matters, such as mainta... Read More about Social listening, modern slavery, and COVID-19.

Measuring Modern Slavery: Law, Human Rights, and New Forms of Data (2020)
Journal Article
Landman, T. (2020). Measuring Modern Slavery: Law, Human Rights, and New Forms of Data. Human Rights Quarterly, 42(2), 303-331. https://doi.org/10.1353/hrq.2020.0019

This article argues that many of the lessons learned and achievements made in the measurement of human rights over the past four decades are equally applicable to the measurement of modern slavery. It shows that modern slavery encompasses a significa... Read More about Measuring Modern Slavery: Law, Human Rights, and New Forms of Data.

Combatting Human Trafficking since Palermo: What Do We Know about What Works? (2020)
Journal Article
Bryant, K., & Landman, T. (2020). Combatting Human Trafficking since Palermo: What Do We Know about What Works?. Journal of Human Trafficking, 6(2), 119-140. https://doi.org/10.1080/23322705.2020.1690097

In 2016, there were an estimated 40.3 million victims of modern slavery in the world, more than were enslaved during the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Since the adoption of the 2000 UN Trafficking Protocol, numerous efforts from inter-governmental agenc... Read More about Combatting Human Trafficking since Palermo: What Do We Know about What Works?.

Political Trade-Offs: Democracy and Governance in a Changing World (2019)
Journal Article
Landman, T., & Lauth, H.-J. (2019). Political Trade-Offs: Democracy and Governance in a Changing World. Politics and Governance, 7(4), 237-242. https://doi.org/10.17645/pag.v7i4.2642

The investigation of trade-offs in political science receives only limited attention, although many scholars acknowledge the importance of trade-offs across a variety of different areas. A systematic and comprehensive examination of the topic is miss... Read More about Political Trade-Offs: Democracy and Governance in a Changing World.

Globalization and Modern Slavery (2019)
Journal Article
Landman, T., & Silverman, B. W. (2019). Globalization and Modern Slavery. Politics and Governance, 7(4), 275-290. https://doi.org/10.17645/pag.v7i4.2233

This article presents a cross-national comparative analysis of the relationship between different dimensions of globalization and modern slavery. It argues that both the economic and political dimensions of globalization are strongly associated with... Read More about Globalization and Modern Slavery.

Democracy and human rights: concepts, measures, and relationships (2018)
Journal Article
Landman, T. (2018). Democracy and human rights: concepts, measures, and relationships. Politics and Governance, 6(1), https://doi.org/10.17645/pag.v6i1.1186

The empirical literature on democracy and human rights has made great strides over the last 30 years in explaining (1) the variation in the transition to, consolidation of, and quality of democracy; (2) the proliferation and effectiveness of human ri... Read More about Democracy and human rights: concepts, measures, and relationships.

Good neighbours matter: economic geography and the diffusion of human rights (2018)
Journal Article
Edwards, T. H., Kernohan, D., Landman, T., & Nessa, A. (2018). Good neighbours matter: economic geography and the diffusion of human rights. Spatial Economic Analysis, 13(3), 319-337. https://doi.org/10.1080/17421772.2018.1412087

© 2018, © 2018 Regional Studies Association. Using multi-country panel data, this paper investigates the geopolitical and economic aspects of human rights performance. Human rights performance depends on the relative levels of economic development an... Read More about Good neighbours matter: economic geography and the diffusion of human rights.

Rigorous morality: norms, values, and the comparative politics of human rights (2016)
Journal Article
Landman, T. (2016). Rigorous morality: norms, values, and the comparative politics of human rights. Human Rights Quarterly, 38(1), https://doi.org/10.1353/hrq.2016.0014

This paper argues that there is a strong role for empirical analysis to be used to address fundamental normative questions. Using human rights as an example, the article shows that the evolution of the international regime of human rights provides a... Read More about Rigorous morality: norms, values, and the comparative politics of human rights.

Social media and protest mobilization: evidence from the Tunisian revolution (2014)
Journal Article
Breuer, A., Landman, T., & Farquhar, D. (2014). Social media and protest mobilization: evidence from the Tunisian revolution. Democratization, 22(4), https://doi.org/10.1080/13510347.2014.885505

This article explores how social media acted as a catalyst for protest mobilization during the Tunisian revolution in late 2010 and early 2011. Using evidence from protests we argue that social media acted as an important resource for popular mobiliz... Read More about Social media and protest mobilization: evidence from the Tunisian revolution.