Gender, Planning and Human Rights

Gender, Planning and Human Rights

by Tovi Fenster
     
 

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Challenging the traditional treatment of human rights cast in purely legal frameworks, the authors argue that, in order to promote the notion of human rights, its geographies and spatialities must be investigated and be made explicit. A wealth of case studies examine the significance of these components in various countries with multi-cultured societies, and identify…  See more details below

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Challenging the traditional treatment of human rights cast in purely legal frameworks, the authors argue that, in order to promote the notion of human rights, its geographies and spatialities must be investigated and be made explicit. A wealth of case studies examine the significance of these components in various countries with multi-cultured societies, and identify ways to integrate human rights issues in planning, development and policy making. The book uses case studies from UK, Israel, Canada, Singapore, USA, Peru, European Union, Australia and the Czech Republic.

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Explores the geographies and spatialities of human rights, with particular emphasis on the connections between gender and human rights in planning and development. Challenging the traditional treatment of human rights cast in purely legal frameworks, contributors argue that, in order to promote the notion of human rights, its geographies and spatialities must be investigated and made explicit. Case studies examine the significance of these components in various countries with multicultured societies and identify ways to integrate human rights issues in planning, development, and policy making. The editor is a lecturer in geography and planning at Tel Aviv University, Israel. Cloth edition (15495-2), $85. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134732586
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/11/2002
Series:
Routledge International Studies of Women and Place
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
File size:
4 MB

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