The seductions of quantification: measuring human rights, gender violence, and sex trafficking

A world of quantification -- Indicators as a technology of knowledge -- Measuring violence against women -- Categorizing violence against women: the cultural work of commensuration -- Measuring the unmeasurable: the US Trafficking in Persons Reports -- Knowledge effects and governance effects of the...

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Main Author: Merry, Sally Engle
Format: Electronic/Print Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago London The University of Chicago Press 2016
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Summary:A world of quantification -- Indicators as a technology of knowledge -- Measuring violence against women -- Categorizing violence against women: the cultural work of commensuration -- Measuring the unmeasurable: the US Trafficking in Persons Reports -- Knowledge effects and governance effects of the Trafficking in Persons Reports -- Human rights indicators: translating law into policy -- Conclusions
Item Description:Literaturverzeichnis: Seite 225-242. Index
Physical Description:viii, 249 Seiten 24 cm
ISBN:9780226261287
9780226261140