Gender and Human Rights

Paperback | April 7, 2004

EditorKaren Knop

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This title includes the following features: Feminist scholars from a range of areas bring fresh perspectives to gender and human rights; Addresses the fundamental questions of what feminist legal theory is, what rights are, who the subject of rights is and how a human rights document can beread in a gender-conscious way; Explores issues such as the legal regulation of sexuality and prosecution of collective sexual violence in the former Yugoslavia

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This title includes the following features: Feminist scholars from a range of areas bring fresh perspectives to gender and human rights; Addresses the fundamental questions of what feminist legal theory is, what rights are, who the subject of rights is and how a human rights document can beread in a gender-conscious way; Explores issu...

Karen Knop is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. She is also currently a Senior Fellow at the Center for International Studies, New York University School of Law. As rapporteur for the International Law Association's Committee on Feminism and International Law, she was responsible for the ILA's report ...
Format:PaperbackPublished:April 7, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199260915

ISBN - 13:9780199260911

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`A short, but brilliant, collection of essays...The essays in Knop's volume are essential reading for anyone interested in women's human rights...This is a demanding book - dense and rich - that requires immersion in each essay. It is well worth the investment. Knop's introduction is thecornerstone, holding the wildly diverse collection of essays together.'Barbara Stark, American Journal of International Law