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Gender justice and legal pluralities : Latin American and African perspectives

Author: Rachel Sieder; John-Andrew McNeish
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2015.
Series: Law, development and globalization.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Sieder; John-Andrew McNeish
ISBN: 1138934852 9781138934856
OCLC Number: 905379843
Notes: "First published in 2013"; "First issued in paperback 2015"--Title page verso.
Description: xi, 236 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Gender, human rights and legal pluralities: experiences from Southern and Eastern Africa / Anne Hellum --
Indigenous women fight for justice: gender rights and legal pluralism in Mexico / Maria Teresa Sierra --
The gender of law: politics, memory and agency in Mozambican community courts / Bjørn Enge Bertelsen --
Sexual violence and gendered subjectivities: indigenous women's search for justice in Guatemala / Rachel Sieder --
Between Sharia and CEDAW in Sudan: Islamist women negotiating gender equity / Liv Tønnessen --
Indigenous rights and violent state construction: the struggle of Triqui women in Oaxaca / Natalia de Marinis --
Opening the Pandora's box: human rights, customary law, and the "communal liberal self" in Tanzania / Natalie J. Bourdon --
An accumulated rage: legal pluralism and gender justice in Bolivia / John-Andrew McNeish and Ana Cecilia Arteaga Böhrt.
Series Title: Law, development and globalization.
Responsibility: edited by Rachel Sieder and John-Andrew McNeish.
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