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

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 foreign legislation are at odds with the rights of girls in affected societies. instead of seeing those thoughts as at the same time particular, Linda Veazey frames cultural rights — via special case experiences and research of legislation — in a fashion that includes and enriches the very gender-protective norms they can be concept to defeat.

Adding a Foreword by way 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 limitation is to have a gendered notion 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 suggest Dr. Linda Veazey is state-of-the-art study in sociolegal scholarship in regards to the prestige of worldwide feminism.” Renteln concludes that the writer “shows convincingly that students and advocates needs to take better care in examining coverage debates within the gentle of competing foreign human rights claims. In her enticing paintings, Veazey makes a major contribution to criminal conception, public legislation, feminist reviews, political technological know-how, and human rights scholarship. Her interesting research of the interrelationship among women’s rights and cultural rights will definitely be thought of a vintage. there's easily no ebook like it.”

A new and critical ebook in overseas human rights, and gender stories, from the self reliant educational press Quid seasoned Books.

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