Item Details

Bargaining for Women's Rights: Activism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy

Alice J. Kang
Format
Book
Published
Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, [2015]
Language
English
ISBN
9780816692170, 0816692173, 9780816692187, 0816692181
Contents
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction: women's rights in an African Muslim democracy
  • A French colonial legacy : the making of Niger's legal system
  • The puzzle of non-adoption : why Niger has no family code
  • Bargaining for women's representation : the adoption of a gender quota
  • Bringing rights home : how Niger ratified CEDAW and rejected the Maputo protocol
  • Conclusion: rethinking women's activism
  • Appendix: research methods
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.
Description
xvi, 241 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-224) and index.
Technical Details
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