Myra Williamson

University of Waikato

New Zealand

Kuwait International Law School

Block 4, Building 800005

Doha City, Jahra 93151

Kuwait

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

9

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312

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Ideas:
“  Public and constitutional law issues, the relationship between COVID-19 and the law, law and policy, international and comparative law issues, legal issues regarding to the Arabian/Persian Gulf's Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states, gender justice, citizenship and nationality laws and a variety of other issues. Currently researching and writing on: COVID-19 and the law; a code of practice and legislation regarding tertiary accommodation providers; the issue of constitutional change in New Zealand; and the need for civics education in New Zealand schools.  ”

Scholarly Papers (9)

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A Stress-Test for Democracy: Analysing the New Zealand Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic from a Constitutional Perspective

Kuwait International Law School Journal, Special Issue on COVID-19 and the law (2020)
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 Jun 2020
Myra Williamson
University of Waikato
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COVID-19 coronavirus, New Zealand’s constitutional arrangements, freedom of expression and COVID-19, the role of the media and COVID-19, national state of emergency and COVID-19, the Epidemic Response Committee, parliamentary oversight of the executive, COVID-19 investigatory body

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Harmful Online Speech: An Analysis of New Zealand’s Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015 to Combat Cyberbullying

Kuwait International Law School Journal, Special Supplement 3(1), pp65-140, 1 May 2018
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Jul 2020
Myra Williamson
University of Waikato
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cyberbullying, cyber-bullying,cyber-crime, harmful digital communications, online harassment, revenge porn, online harm, Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015, New Zealand, legislatory response, Law Commission, law reform, criminalisation of online behaviour

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Contract Cheating and Academic Integrity in Higher Education: What Can Universities, Governments and Quality Assurance Agencies Do to Understand, Prevent and Respond to the Challenge?

Kuwait International Law School Journal, Special Supplement 4(1) 219-274, 2019
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Jul 2020
Myra Williamson
University of Waikato
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Contract cheating, Student cheating, Outsourcing of assessment, Academic integrity, Ghost-writing, Essay mills, Teaching and learning practices, Curriculum design

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overseas investment, foreign investment, foreign direct investment, FDI, greenfield investment, housing, sensitive land, investment in business assets, law and policy nexus, sustainable investment, sustainable development, inter-generational justice, inter-generational equity, housing affordability

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Universal Design for Learning at the University of Waikato

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Aug 2020
Myra Williamson
University of Waikato
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Universal Design for Learning, UDL, Universal Instructional Design, UID, Universal Design for Instruction, UDI, teaching and learning, learning disabilities, learning environment, effective learning environments, curricula design

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The 'Responsibility to Protect' and Syria: The International Community's Failure to Prevent Mass Atrocities (Again)

Kuwait International Law School Journal, Vol 1, Issue 4 (2013) pp13-67
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 06 Aug 2020
Myra Williamson
University of Waikato
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Responsibility to Protect, R2P, RtoP, Syria, Syrian revolution, mass atrocities, Bashar Al Assad, Security Council veto, international law, public international law, terrorism, human rights, refugees, displacement, Syrian refugees, conflict, humanitarian intervention, human rights

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Islamic Headscarves and Female Circumcision: Unveiling the Threat Posed by Islam to Human Rights

New Zealand Post-Graduate Law E-Journal, Issue 2, 2005
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Aug 2020
Myra Williamson
University of Waikato
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Women's rights, Islam and women, hijab, headscarves, female circumcision, female genital mutilation, FGM, New Zealand, headscarf debate

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The Role of Women in Nation-Building: Rocking the Boat at the Risk of Making it Capsize?

The Journal of Human Rights, Semi-Annual, Vol 13, No 2, Fall 2018-Winter 2019, Issue 26, pp85-112
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Jul 2020
Myra Williamson
University of Waikato
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Peace-making, peace-building, nation-building, Afghanistan, women in Afghanistan, post-conflict societies, post-conflict transitions, Afghan National Police, international human rights of women, Shari'a law, Women and Shari'a Law, women in peacemaking

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The Relationship Between Development and Gender Equality: In Search of New Perspectives on Sustainable Development Through the Lens of the Kuwaiti Nationality Law 1959

The Journal of Law, Social Justice and Global Development, 21 (2018) Special Issue: Gender and Development (ed. Anne Stewart)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Jul 2020
Myra Williamson
University of Waikato
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Kuwait, nationality, citizenship, gender equality, gender justice, social justice, women’s rights, children’s rights, statelessness, sustainable development goals, development, developing countries, Global North, Global South, human rights, Islam, Kuwait Constitution