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Human Rights, Culture and Context

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ISBN-10: 0745311423

ISBN-13: 9780745311425

Edition: 1996

Authors: Richard A. Wilson

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List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication date: 3/20/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Richard Wilson has carried out extensive research on the relationship between political violence, religion and ethnicity in Guatemala. He is the author of Maya Resurgence in Guatemala: Q'egchi Experiences (1995, University of Oklahoma Press) At present he is making comparative studies of truth commissions in Latin America and South Africa.Together with Thomas Eriksen, he is the series editor of the Anthropology, Culture and Society series (Pluto Press).

Acknowledgements
Contributors
Human Rights, Culture and Context: An Introduction
Legal Pluralism and Transnational Culture: The Ka Ho'okolokolonui Kanaka Maoli Tribunal, Hawai'i, 1993
Multiculturalism, Individualism and Human Rights: Romanticism, the Enlightenment and Lessons from Mauritius
Liberalism, Socio-economic Rights and the Politics of Identity: From Moral Economy to Indigenous Rights
On Torture, or Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment
Representing Human Rights Violations: Social Contexts and Subjectivities
Universal and Sustainable Human Rights? Special Tribunals in Guatemala
To Whom Should We Listen? Human Rights Activism in Two Guatemalan Land Disputes
Index