Human rights, culture and context : anthropological perspectives /

Drawing on case studies from around the world - including Iran, Guatemala, USA and Mexico - this collection documents how transnational human rights discourses and legal institutions are materialised, imposed, resisted and transformed in a variety of contexts.

Άλλοι συγγραφείς: Wilson, Richard, 1964-
Μορφή: Βιβλίο
Γλώσσα: English
Άλλες Λεπτομέρειες Έκδοσης: London, England :, Pluto Press,, 1997.
Σειρά: Anthropology, culture, and society
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a 1. Human rights, culture and context : an introduction / Richard A. Wilson -- 2. Legal pluralism and transnational culture : the Ka Ho'okolokolonui Kanaka Maoli Tribunal, Hawai'i, 1993 / Sally Engle Merry -- 3. Multiculturalism, individualism and human rights : romanticism, the Enlightenment and lessons from Mauritius / Thomas Hylland Eriksen -- 4. Liberalism, socio-economic rights and the politics of identity : from moral economy to indigenous rights / John Gledhill -- 5. On torture, or cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment / Talal Asad -- 6. Representing human rights violations : social contexts and subjectivities / Richard A. Wilson -- 7. Universal and sustainable human rights? : special tribunals in Guatemala / Jennifer Schirmer -- 8. To whom should we listen? : human rights activism in two Guatemalan land disputes / David Stoll. 
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