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When misfortune becomes injustice : evolving human rights struggles for health and social equality

Author: Alicia Ely Yamin
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2020]
Series: Stanford studies in human rights.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book surveys the progress and challenges in deploying human rights to advance health and social equality over recent decades, with a focus on women's health and rights.Yamin waves together theory and firsthand experience in a compelling narrative of how evolving legal norms, empirical knowledge, and development paradigms have interacted in the realization of health rights."--book cover
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Yamin, Alicia Ely.
When misfortune becomes injustice.
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2020
(DLC) 2019021741
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alicia Ely Yamin
ISBN: 9781503605411 1503605418 9781503611306 1503611302
OCLC Number: 1099543712
Description: xv, 290 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : allegorizing the world --
Indignation and injustice --
The significances of suffering --
Diverging parables of progress --
Dystopian modernization --
Globalizing crises, pandemics, and norms --
Inequality, democracy, and health rights --
Power, politics, and knowledge --
Conclusions : turning toward the world we want.
Series Title: Stanford studies in human rights.
Responsibility: Alicia Ely Yamin.

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"This book surveys the progress and challenges in deploying human rights to advance health and social equality over recent decades, with a focus on women's health and rights.Yamin waves together theory and firsthand experience in a compelling narrative of how evolving legal norms, empirical knowledge, and development paradigms have interacted in the realization of health rights."--book cover

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