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Introduction

Maxine Molyneux and Shahra Razavi

in Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256457
eISBN:
9780191601989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256454.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This introductory chapter opens with a discussion on the gains made the international human rights movement in the 1990s. It draws attention to and social and economic policies that have kept many ... More


Gender Inequality and International Human Rights Law

Christine Chinkin

in Inequality, Globalization, and World Politics

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295662
eISBN:
9780191599521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295669.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Begins with a survey of the realities of women's global inequality, asserting that attempts at legal regulation (notably the Women's Convention prepared for the UN's Second Conference on Women, held ... More


Encounters Between Feminism, Democracy and Reformism In Contemporary Iran

Parvin Paidar

in Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256457
eISBN:
9780191601989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256454.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores the interface between the women’s rights movement and the reform movement in the Islamic Republic of Iran. It begins with an overview of the nature of democratic rights and ... More


Gendering the Abortion Debate: The French Case

Jean C. Robinson

in Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic State: A Comparative Study of State Feminism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242665
eISBN:
9780191600258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242666.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The National Assembly in France tentatively reformed abortion law in 1975 and reaffirmed legal abortion in 1979. The women's movement campaigned on the issue but did not claim success for a policy ... More


The Politics Of Women's Rights and Cultural Diversity In Uganda

Aili Mari Tripp

in Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256457
eISBN:
9780191601989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256454.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the women’s movement in Uganda to illustrate how the debate over multiculturalism and women’s rights has created a false dichotomy between the North and South. Much the debate ... More


Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Maxine Molyneux and Shahra Razavi (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256457
eISBN:
9780191601989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256454.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book features a collection of empirical and theoretical studies on developments in women’s rights in the 1990s. It is divided into four parts. Part I focuses on the different aspects of ... More


Which Rights Should Be Universal?

William Talbott

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195173475
eISBN:
9780199835331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195173473.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this book, William Talbott builds on the work of J.S. Mill, John Rawls, and Jürgen Habermas to develop a new equilibrium model for moral reasoning, in which moral reasoning is primarily bottom-up, ... More


The semiotics of women’s human rights in iran

Susan Tiefenbrun

in Decoding International Law: Semiotics and the Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195385779
eISBN:
9780199776061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385779.003.008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines various types of coded sign systems that, when decoded contextually and from the point of view of cultural peculiarities known to Iranians, reveal hidden realities about women's ... More


Political and Social Citizenship: An Examination Of the Case Of Poland

Jacqueline Heinen and Stéphane Portet

in Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256457
eISBN:
9780191601989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256454.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the difference in the status of men and women in Poland, based on the legal changes affecting employment, reproduction, and political representation. It covers the different ... More


Engendering the New Social Citizenship In Chile: NGOs and Social Provisioning Under Neo‐Liberalism

Verónica Schild

in Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256457
eISBN:
9780191601989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256454.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter analyses NGO participation in social provisioning in Chile for the advancement of gender equality. It presents an overview of the social development strategy of the two Concertación ... More


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