Human Rights, Culture and Context: Anthropological Perspectives

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A world characterized by ethno-nationalist struggles, civil wars, and political violence has led anthropologists to examine in more detail the relationships between state violence, ideas about culture, and the activities of human rights organizations. This text considers recent theoretical insights into the politics of identity and traces the concrete interconnections created by the globalization of human rights. Drawing on case studies from around the world - Guatemala, Mauritius, Amazonia, Hawaii, Iran, the United States ...

Human Rights, Culture and Context: Anthropological Perspectives 1998, Pluto Press (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780745311425

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Human Rights, Culture and Context: Anthropological Perspectives 1998, Pluto Press (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780745311432

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