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Negotiating Culture and Human Rights

Lynda S. Bell, Andrew J. Nathan, and Ilan Peleg, editors
Format
Book
Published
New York : Columbia University Press, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
023112080X (alk. paper), 0231120818 (pbk. : alk. paper), 023112080X (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: culture and human rights / Lynda S. Bell, Andrew J. Nathan, and Ilan Peleg.
  • Who produces Asian identity? : discourse, discrimination, and Chinese peasant women in the quest for human rights / Lynda S. Bell
  • Getting beyond cross-talk: why persisting disagreements are philosophically nonfatal / Michael G. Barnhart
  • Western defensiveness and the defense of rights: a communitarian alternative / Kenneth E. Morris
  • Rights hunting in non-western traditions / Steven J. Hood
  • How a liberal jurist defends the Bangkok Declaration / Michael W. Dowdle
  • Are women human? the promise and perils of "women's rights as human rights" / Lucinda Joy Peach
  • Re-positioning human rights discourse on "Asian" perspectives / Sharon K. Hom
  • Human rights and the discourse on universality: a Chinese historical perspective / Xiaoqun Xu
  • Jihad over human rights, human rights as jihad: clash of universals / Farhat Haq
  • Universalization of the rejection of human rights: Russia's case / Dmitry Shlapentokh
  • Ethnicity and human rights in contemporary democracies: Israel and other cases / Ilan Peleg
  • Walking two roads: reading human rights in contemporary Chinese fiction / Tomas N. Santos
  • Universalism: a particularistic account / Andrew J. Nathan
  • Dedichotomizing discourse: three gorges, two cultures, one nature / Jennifer R. Goodman.
Description
xiii, 428 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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