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Human Rights in Global Perspective: Anthropological Studies of Rights, Claims and Entitlements / Edition 1
     

Human Rights in Global Perspective: Anthropological Studies of Rights, Claims and Entitlements / Edition 1

by Jon P. Mitchell, Richard A. Wilson
 

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ISBN-10: 0415304091

ISBN-13: 9780415304092

Pub. Date: 07/29/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The aim of this volume is to understand, from an anthropological perspective, the consequences of the rise of rights discussions and institutions in both local and global politics.

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The aim of this volume is to understand, from an anthropological perspective, the consequences of the rise of rights discussions and institutions in both local and global politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415304092
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/29/2003
Series:
ASA Monographs Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile:
1540L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

List of contributors List of tables Acknowledgements Introduction: The Social Life of Rights, Richard Ashby Wilson and Jon P. Mitchell 1. Representing the Common Good: The Limits of Legal Language, Kirsten Hastrup 2. Two Approaches to Rights and Religion in Contemporary France, John Bowen 3. This Turbulent Priest: Contesting Religious Rights and the State in Tibetan Shugden Controversy, Martin Mills 4. Legal/Illegal Counterpoints: Subjecthood and Subjectivity in a Pirate State, Yael Navaro-Yashin 5. Anthropologists as Expert Witness: Political Asylum Cases Involving Sri Lankan Tamils, Anthony Good 6. Voices from the Margins: Knowledge and Interpellation in Israeli Human Rights Protests, Richard W. J. Clarke 7. The Uncertain Political Limits of Cultural Claims: Ambiguous Symbols and Multiple Audiences in Contemporary Minority Rights Politics in Southeast Europe, Jane K. Cowan 8. 'Using Rights to Measure Wrongs': A case study of method and moral in the work of South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Fiona C. Ross 9. Reproduction, Health, Rights: Connections and Disconnections, Maya Unnithan-Kumar 10. Rights and the Poor, John Gledhill 11. The Rights of Being Human, Lisette Josephides Index

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