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The international struggle for new human rights / edited by Clifford Bob.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: JC571 .I6362 2009

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    "Why are certain global problems recognized as human rights issues while others are not? How do local activists transform long-standing problems into universal rights claims? When and why do human rights groups, governments, and international organizations endorse new rights? The International Struggle for New Human Rights is the first book to address these issues." "Focusing on activists who advance new rights, the book introduces a framework for understanding critical strategies and conflicts involved in the struggle to persuade the human rights movement to move beyond traditional problems and embrace pressing new ones." "Essays in the volume consider rights activism by such groups as the south Asian Dalits, sexual minorities, and children of wartime rape victims, while others explore new rights issues such as health rights, economic rights, and the right to water. Examining both the successes and failures of such campaigns, The International Struggle for New Human Rights will be a key resource not only for scholars but also for those on the front lines of human rights work."--BOOK JACKET.
    Series
    Pennsylvania studies in human rights
    Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
    Format
    Book
    Published
    Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2009
    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.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Bob, Clifford, 1958-
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-177) and index.
    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.

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    English
    External Link
    Table of contents only
    ISBN
    9780812241310
    0812241312 (alk. paper : acid-free paper)
    Physical Description
    vi, 194 p. ; 24 cm.

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