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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
International struggle for new human rights.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2009
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||1 online resource (vi, 194 pages)|
|Contents:||Introduction : fighting for new rights / Clifford Bob --
Orphaned again? Children born of wartime rape as a non-issue for the human rights movement / R. Charli Carpenter --
"Dalit rights are human rights" : untouchables, NGOs, and the Indian state / Clifford Bob --
Applying the gatekeeper model of human rights activism : the U.S.-based movement for LGBT rights / Julie Mertus --
From resistance to receptivity : transforming the HIV/AIDS crisis into a human rights issue / Jeremy Youde --
Disability rights and the human rights mainstream : reluctant gate-crashers? / Janet E. Lord --
New rights for private wrongs : female genital mutilation and global framing dialogues / Madeline Baer and Alison Brysk --
Economic rights and extreme poverty : moving toward subsistence / Daniel Chong --
Local claims, international standards, and the human right to water / Paul J. Nelson.
|Series Title:||Pennsylvania studies in human rights.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Clifford Bob.|
"A tremendously important book. At its core, it is much more than an assessment of the efficacy and difficulties associated with employing a rights-based approach or framework to a wide range of