Globalizing Family Values
The Christian Right in International Politics
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Globalizing Family Values by Doris Buss
Book DescriptionWith little fanfare and profound effect, "family values" have gone global, and the influence of the Christian Right is increasingly felt internationally. This is the first comprehensive study of the Christian Right's global reach and its impact on international law and politics. Doris Buss and Didi Herman explore tensions, contradictions, victories, and defeats for the Christian Right's global project, particularly in the United Nations. The authors consult Christian Right materials, from pamphlets to novels; conduct interviews with people in the movement; and provide a firsthand account of the World Congress of Families II in 1999, a key event in formulating Christian Right global policy and strategy. The result is a detailed look at a new global player--its campaigns against women's rights, population policy, and gay and lesbian rights; its efforts to build an alliance of orthodox faiths with non-Christians; and the tensions and strains as it seeks to negotiate a role for conservative Christianity in a changing global order.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780816642076
(229mm x 148mm x 19mm)
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Doris Buss
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"The chapters in this book came out of a two day workshop held at Carleton University on Sexual Violence and Conflict in Africa in May 2010."
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