Synopses & Reviews
Drawing on case studies from around the world - including Iran, Guatemala, USA and Mexico - this collection documents how transnational human rights discourses and legal institutions are materialised, imposed, resisted and transformed in a variety of contexts.
Considering theoretical insights into the politics of identity, this work traces the interconnections created by the globalization of human rights. It documents how transnational human rights discourses and legal institutions are materialized, imposed, resisted and transformed in various contexts.
A rethinking of popular political movements, this book looks at new, emerging, mass visions and analyses their impact and potential in new ways.
About the Author
Colette Harris is a researcher specialising in gender and development, with particular interests in family relations, sexuality and domestic violence. She is currently program director, women in international development at the Office of International Research, Education and Development of Virginia Tech University in the States.