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Human Rights as Practice: Dalit Women Securing Livelihood Entitlements in South India

Jayshree P. Mangubhai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095453
eISBN:
9780199082650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095453.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book is based on ethnographic fieldwork in three villages in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, where Dalit women engage in struggles to secure or protect livelihood entitlements such as ... More


Collective Action, Exclusion, and Entitlements

Jayshree P. Mangubhai

in Human Rights as Practice: Dalit Women Securing Livelihood Entitlements in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095453
eISBN:
9780199082650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095453.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter details an analytical framework to study the practice of human rights. Central to this is an understanding of entitlement systems, the arrangements through which people acquire protected ... More


Conclusion: Human Rights as Practice—Agency, Power, and Strategies

Jayshree P. Mangubhai

in Human Rights as Practice: Dalit Women Securing Livelihood Entitlements in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095453
eISBN:
9780199082650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095453.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The three Dalit women’s livelihood entitlement struggles provide insights for operationalizing development strategies to secure rights-based entitlements and freedoms. A central point is the ... More


Conclusion: Men, Feminism, and Social Justice

Michael A. Messner, Max A. Greenberg, and Tal Peretz

in Some Men: Feminist Allies in the Movement to End Violence against Women

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199338764
eISBN:
9780190226220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338764.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter begins by examining men’s violence prevention work in homosocial institutions that have traditionally been at the center of men’s power and privilege—especially the U.S. military and ... More


Introduction: Searching for Identity

Deborah Gray White

in Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040900
eISBN:
9780252099403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040900.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explains that the book looks at masculinity by examining, in both contemporary and historical perspective, the different ways that the Promise Keepers, the Million Man marchers and gay ... More


Epilogue: Reflections on Marches, Identity, Intersectionality, and Postmodernity

Deborah Gray White

in Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040900
eISBN:
9780252099403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040900.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This ending uses President Obama’s speech at the 50th anniversary celebration of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom to reiterate that marches give people courage and purpose. In the ... More


Peace, Freedom, and Abundance

Jacqueline Castledine

in Cold War Progressives: Women's Interracial Organizing for Peace and Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037269
eISBN:
9780252094439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037269.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This introductory chapter explains how the master narrative of U.S. history too often reduces the scope of leftist women's Cold War-era activism by containing it within women's, workers', or civil ... More


Fragmented Cities

Rivke Jaffe

in Concrete Jungles: Urban Pollution and the Politics of Difference in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190273583
eISBN:
9780190273620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190273583.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines how historically shaped geographies of exclusion are experienced and narrated in twenty-first-century Caribbean cities, based on an ethnographic exploration of the discursive ... More


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