Women's Human Rights / Edition 1

Women's Human Rights / Edition 1

by Niamh Reilly
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0745637000

ISBN-13: 9780745637006

Pub. Date: 12/21/2009

Publisher: Wiley

This book explores the emergence of transnational, UN-oriented, feminist advocacy for women's human rights, especially over the past three decades. It also traces the evolution of the women's human rights movement through an examination of its key issues, debates, and practical interventions in international law and policy arenas.

Overview

This book explores the emergence of transnational, UN-oriented, feminist advocacy for women's human rights, especially over the past three decades. It also traces the evolution of the women's human rights movement through an examination of its key issues, debates, and practical interventions in international law and policy arenas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745637006
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/21/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
420,653
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements viii

List of acronyms and abbreviations x

1 Women’s Human Rights Advocacy 1

2 Human Rights, Gender and Contested Meanings 22

3 Women’s Human Rights as Equality and Non-Discrimination 44

4 Violence and Reproductive Health as Human Rights Issues 69

5 Women’s Human Rights in Conflict and Post-Conflict Transformation 93

6 Development, Globalization and Women’s Human Rights 116

7 Fundamentalisms and Women’s Human Rights 140

8 Conclusion 160

Notes 167

Bibliography 176

Index 194

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