Gender, culture and human rights : reclaiming universalism / Siobhán Mullally.
Oxford ; Portland, OR : Hart, 2006.
xlv, 260 pages ; 24 cm.
Human rights law in perspective ; v. 8.
Outgrowth of the author's thesis (doctoral)--European University Institute, Florence. The discourse of human rights: 'An active enemy of women's progress'? -- Alan Gewirth's community of rights: feminism, liberalism and the value of community -- Political liberalism, feminism and the limits of an 'Overlapping Consensus' -- Nussbaum and the human capabilities approach: reconciling feminism and universalims? -- Discourse ethics, feminism and the return to the universal -- Opting out of women's human rights: reservations to human rights treaties and the defence of culture -- Debating gender in Ireland (1): family values -- Debating gender in Ireland (2): reproductive rights -- Women, human rights and cultural claims in Pakistan -- Debating gender equality in India: feminism and multicultural dilemmas.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -251) and index.