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Published: 14 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389057-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8905-7
...GLOBAL POLITICS AND NATION-STATES 1 RODOLFO STAVENHAGEN 1 Cultural Rights and Human Rights A Social Science Perspective The Problem of Cultural Rights he issue of cultural rights within the general debate about human rights T forms...
Published: 04 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393948-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9394-8
...chapter 6 / ELLEN GRUENBAUM Competing Globalizing Influences on Local Muslim Women’s Reproductive Health and Human Rights in Sudan Women’s Rights, International Feminism, and Islamism rticulating the centuries-long processes of globalization has received...
Published: 07 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386544-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8654-4
... chapter three ‘‘ women’s rights as human rights the transnational production of global feminist subjects V Human rights discourse emerged in the last twenty-five years as part of a regime...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394648-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9464-8
... three Rights-Based Freedom with Violence Immigration, Sexuality, and the Subject of Human Rights I came to the United States from Pakistan in 1991 as a student. I had come to the...
Published: 27 August 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9296-5
... PART II Human Rights and the Uses of Culture in Indigenous Rights Advocacy Culture as Heritage 5 [We are determined] to restore the use for the highest of occasions of the totemic symbols and values that...
Published: 28 June 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391630-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9163-0
... chapter 7 ¡ Gendered States Rethinking Culture as a Site of South Asian Human-Rights Work In the late 1990s the titles of many Amnesty International reports for South Asia were arresting...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391166-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9116-6
... Sexual Borderlands Lesbian and Gay Migration, Human Rights, and the Metropolitan Community Church Cymene Howe Michael and Wuen-lin fell in love, they said, “within hours.”1 Their correspon- dence began online...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387695-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8769-5
...I nonviolent direct action chapter one the committee on appeal for human rights and phase one of the direct action campaign onnie King faced an all-too-familiar dilemma following his first year of studies at Morehouse College in spring...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387695-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8769-5
... chapter seven the multi-front black struggle for human rights nly a decade removed from the direct assault on petty apartheid coordinated by Black college students in 1960, the city of Atlanta remained a...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385295-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8529-5
... Postscript: Africa and Human Rights f And this, alas, is the response of today’s dictators and tyrants when they are told: open up your prisons...
Published: 05 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386902-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8690-2
...sPart IV The War on Terrorism and the Ends of Human Rights David Luban In the immediate aftermath of September 11, President Bush stated that the perpetrators of the deed would be brought to justice. Soon afterward, the president announced...
Published: 14 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389057-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8905-7
... SHANNON SPEED AND XOCHITL LEYVA SOLANO Introduction Human Rights and the Maya Region n recent years, in a process many have come to refer to as globalization, the Imodel of neoliberal democracy has spread throughout Latin America. Concurrently, human rights have become a...
Published: 14 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389057-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8905-7
... ROBERT M. CARMACK 2 Perspectives on the Politics of Human Rights in Guatemala y anthropological studies of the Mayan peoples in Guatemala (Carmack M1973, 1979a, 1979b, 1988, 1995; Carmack and Mondloch 1983) have been focused on political issues...
Published: 14 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389057-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8905-7
... RACHEL SIEDER 3 Legal Globalization and Human Rights Constructing the Rule of Law in Postconflict Guatemala? egal globalization is a complex phenomenon that involves the trans- Lnationalization of certain legal institutions, frameworks, and...
Published: 14 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389057-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8905-7
...CULTURAL CONTENTIONS 2 PEDRO PITARCH 4 The Labyrinth of Translation A Tzeltal Version of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights he Universal Declaration of Human Rights is, as its title indicates, a text T with universal...
Published: 14 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389057-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8905-7
... STENER EKERN 5 Are Human Rights Destroying the Natural Balance of All Things? The Difficult Encounter between International Law and Community Law in Mayan Guatemala n a paper presented at a seminar about the dilemmas of democratization Iin...
Published: 14 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389057-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8905-7
... JULIÁN LÓPEZ GARCÍA 6 ‘‘Here It’s Different’’ The Ch’orti’ and Human Rights Training n September 28, 2000, the popular Guatemalan news program Notisiete Oreported on a strike by city bus attendants due to commence the follow- ing day as the workers...
Published: 14 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389057-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8905-7
... DAVID STOLL 8 Human Rights, Land Conflict, and Memory of the Violence in the Ixil Country of Northern Quiché ome years ago, when the idea of peace accords seemed like an impossible Sdream, I was the object of undeserved respect for doing...
Published: 14 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389057-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8905-7
...POLITICAL ENGAGEMENTS 3 SHANNON SPEED AND XOCHITL LEYVA SOLANO 9 Global Discourses on the Local Terrain Human Rights in Chiapas n recent decades, accelerated processes of globalization have given rise to Iso-called global discourses, or sets of ideas and...
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375081-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7508-1
... This chapter examines the paradox of queer human rights discourse in relation to two Chinas. Starting with the problem that queer human rights are derived from the rights-bearers’ differences (queerness) and their commonality (humanness), this chapter argues that our ability to deploy this...