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THE DEVELOPMENT OF WOMEN'S RIGHTS AS A MICROCOSM OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

William Talbott

in Which Rights Should Be Universal?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195173475
eISBN:
9780199835331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195173473.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this chapter, Talbott explains the development of women’s rights as a response to the (near) cultural universal of paternalistically justified patriarchal norms that severely limit opportunities ... More


Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Ben Cislaghi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How can we best empower people living in the most economically disadvantaged areas of the world to improve their lives in ways that matter to them? This book investigates work of the NGO Tostan as a ... More


Modernisation at Work: Senegal, Tostan and the Fulɓe

Ben Cislaghi

in Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 3 investigates how local, national, and international events intertwine in influencing people’s life, so that it makes little sense to look at development as if it were happening in a vacuum. ... More


Moral Transformation: Sustainability and Community Ownership

Robert Paul Churchill

in Women in the Crossfire: Understanding and Ending Honor Killing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190468569
eISBN:
9780190468590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190468569.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

While Chapter 8 focused on grand strategy for awareness that honor killing is incompatible with truly honorable ways of life, this chapter emphasizes specific tactics for achieving a sustainable end ... More


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