Bargaining for women's rights : activism in an aspiring Muslim democracy (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Bargaining for women's rights : activism in an aspiring Muslim democracy

Author: Alice J Kang
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, ©2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Providing a solid analytic framework forunderstanding conflict over women's rights policies without stereotypingMuslims, Bargaining for Women's Rights demonstrates that, contrary toconventional  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice J Kang
ISBN: 9780816692170 0816692173 9780816692187 0816692181
OCLC Number: 953718600
Description: 1 v. (XVI-241 p.) : illustrations, cartes, couv. illustrations en coul. ; 22 cm
Contents: ContentsAcknowledgmentsAbbreviationsIntroduction: Women's Rights in an African Muslim Democracy1. A French Colonial Legacy: The Making of Niger's Legal System2. The Puzzle of Non-Adoption: Why Niger Has No Family Code3. Bargaining for Women's Representation: The Adoption of a Gender Quota4. Bringing Rights Home: How Niger Ratified CEDAW and Rejected the Maputo ProtocolConclusion: Rethinking Women's ActivismAppendix: Research MethodsNotesBibliographyIndex
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