Human Rights and Gender Politics: Asia-Pacific Perspectives

Front Cover
Anne-Marie Hilsdon, Martha Macintyre, Vera Mackie, Maila Stivens
Routledge, Aug 2, 2004 - Political Science - 256 pages
0 Reviews
In recent years, the slogan "women's rights are human rights" has become a central claim of the of the global women's movement. Human Rights and Gender Politics: Asia-Pacific Perspectives examines the critical issues raised by this embracing and expansion of the human rights discourse by feminists worldwide.
This volume challenges the conventional, ungendered and male-centred analysis of the politics of human rights and addresses the future of global feminisms. It is essential reading for all those interested in learning more about human rights and women's rights in the Asia-Pacific region.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Notes on contributors
2
the emergence
1997
instabilities in the discourse
1997
Dead daughters dissident sons and human rights in China
4
notes from Indonesia
womens rights human
Melanesian women
human rights
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2004)

Vera Mackie is Professor of Japanese Studies at Curtin University of Technology. Her publications include Creating Socialist Women in Japan (1997).

Bibliographic information