The practice of human rights : tracking law between the global and the local / editors, Mark Goodale and Sally Engle Merry
- Cambridge studies in law and society
- Introduction : locating rights, envisioning law between the global and the local / Mark Goodale -- Human rights as culprit, human rights as victim : rights and security in the states of exception / Daniel Goldstein -- "Secularism is a human right!" : double-binds of Buddhism, democracy, and identity in Nepal / Lauren Leve -- The power of right(s) : tracking empires of law and new modes of social resistance in Bolivia (and elsewhere) / Mark Goodale -- Exercising rights and reconfiguring resistance in the the Zapatista Juntas de Buen Gobierno / Shannon Speed -- Rights to indigenous culture in Colombia / Jean Jackson -- The 2000 UN Human Trafficking Protoco l: rights, enforcement, vulnerabilities / Kay Warren -- Transnational legal conflict between peasants and corporations in Burma : human rights and discursive ambivalence under the U.S. Alien Tort Claims Act / John G. Dale -- Being Swazi, being human : custom, constitutionalism and human rights in an African monarchy / Sari Wastell -- Conclusion : Tyrannosaurus lex : the anthropology of human rights and transnational law / Richard Ashby Wilson.
- 9780521865173 (hbk.), 0521865174 (hbk.), 9780521683784 (pbk.), and 0521683785 (pbk.)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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