Ways of Knowing about Human Rights in Asia

Ways of Knowing about Human Rights in Asia

by Vera Mackie (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138838253
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/19/2014
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Vera Mackie is Senior Professor of Asian Studies at the University of Wollongong. She is co-editor (with Mark McLelland) of the Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asia (2014).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Ways of Knowing about Human Rights in Asia 2. Language Rights in Japanese Criminal Courts: Bridging the Gap Between Legal Professionals and Language Professionals 3. Debating Human Rights and Prenatal Testing in Japan 4. Queer Activist Intersections in Southeast Asia: Human Rights and Cultural Studies 5. Memory Studies and Human Rights in Indonesia 6. Memory of an Injustice: The ‘‘Comfort Women’’ and the Legacy of the Tokyo Trial 7. The Task of an Activist: ‘‘Imagined Communities’’ and the ‘‘Comfort Women’’ Campaigns in Australia

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