Description - Islam and Human Rights by Ann Mayer
In this updated fourth edition, Mayer considers the human rights impact of the U. S. interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq, the growing importance of Islamic contributions to the UN human rights system, and changing tides in Islamic thought in regard to human rights.
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Author Biography - Ann Mayer
Ann Elizabeth Mayer is Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania . She holds a PhD in Middle Eastern History from the University of Michigan, a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and a Certificate in Islamic and Comparative Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. She has conducted research in countries ranging from Morocco to Pakistan and has published extensively on Islamic law in the contemporary Middle East and on international human rights law, especially women's international human rights.