|1.||Gearty, Conor (ed.) : Understanding human rights, 1999|
BIBLIOGRAPHIC LEVEL: monograph
Understanding human rights / Gearty, Conor (ed.) ; Tomkins, Adam (ed.). - repr.., 656 p.. - London : Pinter, 1999.
ABSTRACT: PART ONE: CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS : Chapter 1. Living with a Bill of Rights, by Mark Tushnet. 2. The Canadian Charter and the Democratic Process, by Beverley McLachlin. 3. Human Rights, Social Democracy and Constitutional Reform, by K.D. Ewing. 4. Human Rights in Divided Society, by G.E. Devenish. 5. Fundamental Rights in Australia and Britain: Domestic and International Aspects, by Timothy H. Jones. PART TWO: THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS OF RIGHTS: 6. Justice and Human Rights in Postmodernity, by Costas Dollzinas. 7. Communal Goods as Human Rights, by Maleiha Malik. 8. Not Another Theory of Human Rights! by R. Jayakumar Nayar. PART THREE: EQUALITY REVISITED : 9. Less Equal Than Others - Equality and Women's Rights, by Sandra Fredman. 10. Essential Rights and Contested Identities: Sexual Orientation and Equality Rights Jurisprudence in Canada, by Carl F. Stychin. 11. A Right to Meritorious Treatment, by Donal Nolan. 12. Equality or Self-determination? ClionaJ.M. Kimber. PART FOUR: RIGHTS AND PERSONAL LIBERTY : 13. Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and the Social and Legal Impact of Law and Law Reform, by Nicholas Bamforth. 14. The homosexualization of Human Rights, by Leslie J. Moran. 15. Human rights, HIV and AIDS, by Anne Scully. PART FIVE : NEW FRONTIERS 16. The utility of 'rights talk': employees' personal rights, by Simon Deakin. 17. Rights and employee rights - the case of free speech, by Gwyneth Pitt. 18. Can rights extend to animals?, by Mike Radford. 19. Environmental Rights: Taking the Environment Seriously? Sionaidh Douglas-Scott. PART SIX: THE CLASH OF RIGHTS : 20. Human Rights: The Solution to the Abortion Question? James Kingston 21. Beliefs that Discriminate: A Rights-based Solution? by Siobhan Mullally. 22. Pornography and Rights - The Theory of the Practice of Control, by Sheena N. McMurtrie. PART SEVEN: REAPPRAISING ORTHODOXIES 23. The Limits of Constitutional Law: The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Public-Private Divide , by Gavin W.Anderson. 24. Women's Rights as Human Rights under International Law, by CM. Chinkin. 25. 'Rights' and International Humanitarian Law, by Elizabeth Chadwick. 26. Deconstructing the Mythologies of International Human Rights Law , by Geraldine Van Bueren. 27. The Governance of Special Powers: A Case Study of Exclusion and the Treatment of Individual Rights under the Prevention of Terrorism Acts, by Clive Walker.
NOTE (GENERAL): Canadian charter of rights and freedoms; ACHPR; ICCPR; ECHR; ESC; AMR; CEDAW; CRC; World charter for nature;
|2.||Shell-Duncan, Bettina (ed.) : Female circumcision in Africa, 2001|
BIBLIOGRAPHIC LEVEL: monograph series
Female circumcision in Africa : culture, controversy and change / Shell-Duncan, Bettina (ed.) ; Hernlund, Ylva, viii, 349 p.. - Boulder, Co : Lynne Rienner publ., 2001.
ABSTRACT: CONTENTS:. 1. Female "Circumcision" in Africa: Dimensions of the Practice and the Debates—the Editors, by Bettina-Shell-Duncan and Ylva Hernlund. 2. Is Female "Circumcision" a Maladaptive Cultural Pattern?, by Ellen Gruenbaum. 3. To Marry and Bear Children?: A Demographic Consequences of Infibulation in Sudan, by Deborah Balk. 4. Female "Circumcision" Among the Yoruba of Southwest Nigeria: The Beginning of Change, by I.O. Orubuloye, Pat Caldwell, and John C. Caldwell. 5. Female Genital Cutting in Nigeria: Views of Nigerian Doctors on the Medicalization Debate, by —Mairo Usman Mandara. 6. Women Without Choices: The Debate over Medicalization of Female Genital Cutting and Its Impact on a Northern Kenyan Community, by Bettina Shell-Duncan, W.O. Obiero, and L.A. Muruli. 7. "Ngaitana (I Will Circumcise Myself)": Lessons from Colonial Campaigns to Ban Excision in Meru, Kenya, by Lynn Thomas. 8. Revisiting Feminist Discourses on Infibulation: Responses from Sudanese Feminists, by Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf. 9. Adopting Female "Circumcision" in Southern Chad: The Experience of the Myabe, by Lori Leonard. 10. Handing Over the Knife: Numu Women and the Campaign Against Excision in Mali, by Claudie Gosselin. 11. Becoming a Muslim, Becoming a Person: Female "Circumcision," Religious Identity, and Personhood in Guinea-Bissau, by Michelle C. Johnson. 12. Cutting Without Ritual and Ritual Without Cutting: Female "Circumcision" and the Re-ritualization of Initiation in the Gambia, by Ylva Hernlund. 13. Female Genital Cutting: The Beginning of the End, by Gerry Mackie. 14. Rites and Wrongs: An Insider/Outsider Reflects on Power and Excision, by Fuambai Ahmadu.