Linda L. Veazey,Alison Dundes Renteln's A Woman's Right to Culture: Toward Gendered Cultural Rights PDF

By Linda L. Veazey,Alison Dundes Renteln

'A Woman’s correct to tradition' is a brand new and insightful research of the standard meme that cultural rights in overseas legislations are at odds with the rights of girls in affected societies. instead of seeing those options as at the same time specific, Linda Veazey frames cultural rights — via specified case stories and research of legislation — in a fashion that comes with and enriches the very gender-protective norms they can be proposal to defeat.

Adding a Foreword by means of collage of Southern California professor Alison Dundes Renteln, the examine makes the case, and helps it with illustrations over numerous continents and cultures, that the single means out of the quandary is to have a gendered perception of cultural rights. The publication, writes Renteln, “provides a unique interpretation of women’s human rights. This impressive monograph written by way of political scientist and human rights recommend Dr. Linda Veazey is state of the art examine in sociolegal scholarship about the prestige of worldwide feminism.” Renteln concludes that the writer “shows convincingly that students and advocates needs to take higher care in interpreting coverage debates within the gentle of competing overseas human rights claims. In her attractive paintings, Veazey makes an immense contribution to felony concept, public legislation, feminist stories, political technology, and human rights scholarship. Her attention-grabbing research of the interrelationship among women’s rights and cultural rights will surely be thought of a vintage. there's easily no publication like it.”

A new and significant e-book in overseas human rights, and gender reports, from the self reliant educational press Quid seasoned Books.

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