Human rights and gender violence: translating international law into local justice

Introduction: Culture and transnationalism -- Creating human rights -- Gender violence and the CEDAW process -- Disjunctures between global law and local justice -- Legal transplants and cultural translation : making human rights in the vernacular -- Localizing human rights and rights consciousness...

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Main Author: Merry, Sally Engle (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago London University of Chicago Press 2006
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Summary:Introduction: Culture and transnationalism -- Creating human rights -- Gender violence and the CEDAW process -- Disjunctures between global law and local justice -- Legal transplants and cultural translation : making human rights in the vernacular -- Localizing human rights and rights consciousness -- Conclusions.
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-262) and index
Physical Description:ix, 269 Seiten 23 cm
ISBN:0226520749
0226520730