The social practice of human rights /

"The Social Practice of Human Rights bridges the conventional scholar-practitioner divide by focusing on the space in between. In capturing this cutting edge research program, the volume proposes a perspective that motivates critical self-reflection of the strategies that drive communities dedi...

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Other Authors: Pruce, Joel R. (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
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  • 1. The Practice Turn in Human Rights Research
  • Joel R. Pruce
  • Part I: Constructive Critique
  • 2. Rethinking Activism: Social Movements and the State over the Longue Dure;e
  • Alex de Waal
  • 3. How to Ask People for Change: Examining Peoples' Willingness to Donate to Human Rights Campaigns
  • Kyla McEntire, Michele Leiby, and Matthew Krain
  • 4. Documentarian, Witness, and Organizer: Exploring Celebrity Roles in Human Rights Media Advocacy
  • Alexandra Cosima Budabin
  • Part II: Grassroots Sites of Practice
  • 5. The Human Right to Water and Advocacy for Urban Water Supply: After the Privatization Struggles
  • Paul Nelson
  • 6. Localizing the Global/Globalizing the Local: Reconciling Botho and Human Rights in Botswana
  • Kristi Heather Kenyon
  • 7. Uneven Ground: Asymmetries of Power in Human Rights Advocacy in Mexico
  • Barbara A. Frey
  • Part III: Institutional Sites of Practice
  • 8. The UN Security Council and the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights
  • Carrie Booth Walling
  • 9. The Social Practice of Securitizing Women's Rights and Gender Equality: 1325 Fifteen Years On
  • Natalie Florea Hudson
  • 10. Constructing a Dialogue on Human Dignity: The Role for Global Institutions
  • Mark P. Lagon and Anthony Clark Arend.