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Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -282) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: gender and culture at the limits of rights / Dorothy L. Hodgson Gender, history, and human rights / Pamela Scully Between law and culture: contemplating rights for women in Zanzibar / Salma Maoulidi A clash of cultures: women, domestic violence, and law in the United States / Sally F. Goldfarb Making women's human rights in the vernacular: navigating the culture/rights divide / Peggy Levitt and Sally Engle Merry The active social life of "Muslim women's rights" / Lila Abu-Lughod How not to be a machu qari (old man): human rights, machismo, and military nostalgia in Peru's Andes / Caroline Yezer "These are not our priorities": Maasai women, human rights, and the problem of culture / Dorothy L. Hodgson The rights to speak and to be heard: women's interpretations of rights discourses in the Oaxaca Social Movement / Lynn Stephen Muslim women, rights discourse, and the media in Kenya / Ousseina D. Alidou Fighting for fatherhood and family: immigrant detainees' struggle for rights / Robyn M. Rodriguez Defending women, defending rights, transnational organizing in a culture of human rights / Mary Jane N. Real.
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Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press,