Human Rights and Gender Politics
Edited by Anne-Marie Hilsdon, Martha Macintyre, Vera Mackie, Maila Stivens
Routledge – 2000 – 256 pages
In recent years, the slogan "women's rights are human rights" has become a central claim of the of the global women's movement. Human Rights and Gender Politics: Asia-Pacific Perspectives examines the critical issues raised by this embracing and expansion of the human rights discourse by feminists worldwide.
This volume challenges the conventional, ungendered and male-centred analysis of the politics of human rights and addresses the future of global feminisms. It is essential reading for all those interested in learning more about human rights and women's rights in the Asia-Pacific region.
'This book is a wonderful resource for all interested in this area and a model for future research.' - International Feminist Journal of Politics