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Jaeye Baek

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Graduate Student
Teaching Assistant


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M.A. Sociology, Seoul National University (2016); B.A. Sociology, Ewha Womans University (2013)


My research focuses on how and why transnational social movements understand and use the international human rights regime through courts for their desired outcomes, particularly with a focus on conflict-related sexual violence, particularly the Japanese Military Sexual Slavery. I am interested in legal consciousness and mobilization of human rights in non-Western societies, particularly characterized as democracies. My research interests include international human rights regime, conflict-related sexual violence, legal mobilization, and transnational social movements.



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