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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Human Rights in the Middle East : Frameworks, Goals, and Strategies.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||9781137001986 1137001984 9781349298822 1349298824|
|Description:||1 online resource (283 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Introduction I: Problems with the Current Frameworks; 1 Framing the Human Rights Discourse: The Role of Natural Localism and the Power of Paradigm; 2 Islam and Human Rights: Ideals and Practices; 3 Human Rights through the Lens of Islamic Legal Thought; 4 Islamophobia, Defamation of Religions, and International Human Rights; Part II: Introduction II: Common Goals and Case Studies; 5 Human Rights and the Kurdish Question in the Middle East. 6 The Janus Nature of Human Rights in Iran: Understanding Progress and Setbacks on Human Rights Protections since the Revolution7 From Omission to Reluctant Recognition: Political Parties'' Approach to Women''s Rights in Turkey; 8 Minorities and Marginalized Communities in the Middle East: The Case for Inclusion; 9 Lessons from Movements for Rights Regarding Sexual Orientation in the Arab World; Part III: Introduction III: Strategies; 10 A Prospect of Democratic Uprisings in the Arab World. 11 Counterterrorism, Nation-building, and Human Rights in the Middle East: Complementary or Competing Interests?12 Migrant Workers and Their Rights in the United Arab Emirates; 13 Health and Human Rights in Palestine:The Siege and Invasion of Gaza and the Role of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement; List of Contributors; Index.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Mahmood Monshipouri.|