The international struggle for new human rights /

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Other Authors: Bob, Clifford, 1958-
Format: Book
Published: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2009
Series:Pennsylvania studies in human rights
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : fighting for new rights / Clifford Bob
  • Orphaned again? Children born of wartime rape as a non-issue for the human rights movement / R. Charli Carpenter
  • "Dalit rights are human rights" : untouchables, NGOs, and the Indian state / Clifford Bob
  • Applying the gatekeeper model of human rights activism : the U.S.-based movement for LGBT rights / Julie Mertus
  • From resistance to receptivity : transforming the HIV/AIDS crisis into a human rights issue / Jeremy Youde
  • Disability rights and the human rights mainstream : reluctant gate-crashers? / Janet E. Lord
  • New rights for private wrongs : female genital mutilation and global framing dialogues / Madeline Baer and Alison Brysk
  • Economic rights and extreme poverty : moving toward subsistence / Daniel Chong
  • Local claims, international standards, and the human right to water / Paul J. Nelson