Human rights and gender violence : translating international law into local justice / Sally Engle Merry.

Author
Merry, Sally Engle, 1944-2020 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Description
ix, 269 p. ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Chicago series in law and society [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-262) and index.
Contents
Introduction: Culture and transnationalism -- Creating human rights -- Gender violence and the CEDAW process -- Disjunctures between global law and local justice -- Legal transplants and cultural translation : making human rights in the vernacular -- Localizing human rights and rights consciousness -- Conclusions.
ISBN
  • 0226520730 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0226520749 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2005011951
OCLC
59881669
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