Human Rights and Gender Politics: Asia-Pacific Perspectives

1st Edition

Anne-Marie Hilsdon, Martha Macintyre, Vera Mackie, Maila Stivens

Routledge
Published June 22, 2000
Reference - 256 Pages
ISBN 9780415191739 - CAT# RU18391
Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

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Summary

In recent years, the slogan "women's rights are human rights" has become a central claim of the of the global women's movement. Human Rights and Gender Politics: Asia-Pacific Perspectives examines the critical issues raised by this embracing and expansion of the human rights discourse by feminists worldwide.
This volume challenges the conventional, ungendered and male-centred analysis of the politics of human rights and addresses the future of global feminisms. It is essential reading for all those interested in learning more about human rights and women's rights in the Asia-Pacific region.

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