Gender and culture at the limit of rights /

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Other Authors: Hodgson, Dorothy Louise.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2011]
Series:Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: gender and culture at the limits of rights /
  • Dorothy L. Hodgson
  • Gender, history, and human rights /
  • Pamela Scully
  • Between law and culture: contemplating rights for women in Zanzibar /
  • Salma Maoulidi
  • A clash of cultures: women, domestic violence, and law in the United States /
  • Sally F. Goldfarb
  • Making women's human rights in the vernacular: navigating the culture/rights divide /
  • Peggy Levitt and Sally Engle Merry
  • The active social life of "Muslim women's rights" /
  • Lila Abu-Lughod
  • How not to be a machu qari (old man): human rights, machismo, and military nostalgia in Peru's Andes /
  • Caroline Yezer
  • "These are not our priorities": Maasai women, human rights, and the problem of culture /
  • Dorothy L. Hodgson
  • The rights to speak and to be heard: women's interpretations of rights discourses in the Oaxaca Social Movement /
  • Lynn Stephen
  • Muslim women, rights discourse, and the media in Kenya /
  • Ousseina D. Alidou
  • Fighting for fatherhood and family: immigrant detainees' struggle for rights /
  • Robyn M. Rodriguez
  • Defending women, defending rights, transnational organizing in a culture of human rights /
  • Mary Jane N. Real.