The Human Rights Approach To Public Policy

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Ana Mercedes Morán Ramos , Jorge Armando Mendoza Hernández , Patricio Federico Lewis Zúñiga , Verónica Margarita Trillo Espinoza , Hugo Patricio Torres Andrade


A documentary review was carried out on the production and publication of research papers related to the study of the variable Human Rights Approach and Public Policies in Latin America. The purpose of the bibliometric analysis proposed in this document is to know the main characteristics of the volume of publications registered in the Scopus database during the period 2016-2021 in Latin American countries, achieving the identification of 745 publications. The information provided by the said platform was organized using tables and figures categorizing the information by Year of Publication, Country of Origin, Area of Knowledge and Type of Publication. Once these characteristics were described, the position of different authors regarding the proposed topic was referenced by employing a qualitative analysis. Among the main findings of this research, it is found that Brazil, with 442 publications, is the Latin American country with the highest production. The Area of Knowledge that made the greatest contribution to the construction of bibliographic material referring to the study of the Human Rights Approach in Public Policies was Medicine with 405 published documents, and the Type of Publication that was most used during the above-mentioned period was the Journal Article, which represents 82% of the total scientific production.

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