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Ways of Knowing about Human Rights in Asia

Book


Abstract


  • This innovative multidisciplinary collection brings together the latest research on human

    rights issues in the Asian region, by leading scholars with a deep familiarity with the

    languages and cultures of the region. The contributors bring a range of disciplinary

    approaches, or "w11ys of knowing' to the study of human righrs: history memory studies,

    gender and sexuality studies, cultural studies and translation studies. Issues canvassed in

    the book include linguistic rights, debates on prenatal testing, transnational campaigns for

    redress of past wrongs, campaigns for sexual rights, and modes of human rights advocacy

    in East and Southeast Asia. This book will be of interest to general and specialist readers

    in the fields of Asian Studies, cultural studies, ·gender and sexuality studies, legal studies

    and history.

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Mackie, V. (Eds.). (2015). Ways of Knowing about Human Rights in Asia. Oxford: Routledge.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9781138838253

Place Of Publication


  • Oxford

Abstract


  • This innovative multidisciplinary collection brings together the latest research on human

    rights issues in the Asian region, by leading scholars with a deep familiarity with the

    languages and cultures of the region. The contributors bring a range of disciplinary

    approaches, or "w11ys of knowing' to the study of human righrs: history memory studies,

    gender and sexuality studies, cultural studies and translation studies. Issues canvassed in

    the book include linguistic rights, debates on prenatal testing, transnational campaigns for

    redress of past wrongs, campaigns for sexual rights, and modes of human rights advocacy

    in East and Southeast Asia. This book will be of interest to general and specialist readers

    in the fields of Asian Studies, cultural studies, ·gender and sexuality studies, legal studies

    and history.

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Mackie, V. (Eds.). (2015). Ways of Knowing about Human Rights in Asia. Oxford: Routledge.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9781138838253

Place Of Publication


  • Oxford