Womens Human Rights
By (author) Niamh Reilly
Normal Price: $122.95
Your Price: $110.66 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $12.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $5.53 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Womens Human Rights by Niamh Reilly
Book DescriptionWomen's Human Rights: Seeking Gender Justice in a Globalising Age explores the emergence of transnational, UN-oriented, feminist advocacy for womens human rights, especially over the past three decades. It identifies the main feminist influences that have shaped the movement liberal, radical, third world and cosmopolitan and exposes how the Western, legalist, state-centric, and liberal biases of mainstream human rights discourse impede the realisation of human rights in womens lives everywhere. The book traces the evolution of the womens human rights movement through an examination of its key issues, debates, and practical interventions in international law and policy arenas. This includes efforts to: Develop global gender equality norms via the UN Womens Convention Frame violence against women as a human rights issue Address gender-based crimes in conflict situations, include women in conflict resolution and post-conflict reconstruction, and challenge new forms of militarism Highlight the gendered human rights dimensions of widening inequalities in a context of neo-liberal globalisation Develop human rights responses to anti-feminist fundamentalist movements with a focus on reproductive and sexual rights Ultimately, Women's Human Rights reaffirms a commitment to critically reinterpreted universal human rights principles and demonstrates the vital role that bottom-up, transnational movements play in making them a reality in women's lives.
Buy Womens Human Rights book by Niamh Reilly from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780745636993
(235mm x 156mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 2-Oct-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Niamh Reilly
Womens Human Rights, Paperback (October 2009)» View all books by Niamh Reilly
This book explores the emergence of transnational, UN-oriented, feminist advocacy for womens human rights, especially over the past three decades. It also traces the evolution of the womens human rights movement through an examination of its key issues, debates, and practical interventions in international law and policy arenas.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Womens Human Rights book by Niamh Reilly and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Niamh Reilly
Niamh Reilly is Senior Lecturer at the National University of Ireland, Galway.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687