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Global Critical Race Feminism An International Reader

ISBN-10: 081479338X

ISBN-13: 9780814793381

Edition: 2000

Authors: Adrien Katherine Wing

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This anthology focuses on the legal rights of women of colour around the world. It addresses such topical themes as responses to white feminism, female genital mutilation, international law, violence against women and the global workplace.
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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 5/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

drien Katherine Wing is Bessie Dutton Murray Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Faculty Development at the University of Iowa College of Law.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Global Critical Race Feminism for the Twenty-First Century
Encounters with the "F" Word: Responses to Feminism
Turning the Gaze Back on Itself: Comparative Law, Feminist Legal Studies, and the Postcolonial Project
Toward a Feminist Internationality: A Critique of U.S. Feminist Legal Scholarship
Themes for a Conversation on Race and Gender in International Human Rights Law
Comparative Analysis of Women's Issues: Toward a Contextualized Methodology
Feminismes sans Frontieres? The Cuban Challenge--Women, Equality, and Culture
Women (Under) Development: Poor Women of Color in the United States and the Right to Development
Third World within the First: On Being "Othered"
Motherhood and Work in Cultural Context: One Woman's Patriarchal Bargain
Discrimination in New Zealand: A Personal Journey
African Women in France: Immigration, Family, and Work
Filthy, Old, and Ugly: Gypsy Women from Serbia
From Pathbreakers to Founding Mothers: Historical Perspectives
Josephine Baker, Racial Protest, and the Cold War
United States Foreign Policy and Goler Teal Butcher
Founding Mothers and Contemporary Latin American Constitutions: Colombian Women, Constitution Making, and the New Constitutional Court
Human Rights Confronts Culture, Custom, and Religion
Deconstructing Patriarchal Jurisprudence in Islamic Law: A Faithful Approach
For the Sake of the Country, for the Sake of the Family: The Oppressive Impact of Family Registration on Women in Japan
Female Infanticide in China: The Human Rights Specter and Thoughts toward (An)Other Vision
Bridges and Barricades: Rethinking Polemics and Intransigence in the Campaign against Female Circumcision
Uneasy Alliances and Solid Sisterhood: A Response to Professor Obiora's "Bridges and Barricades"
Families, Fatherlessness, and Women's Human Rights: An Analysis of the Clinton Administration's Public Housing Policy as a Violation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
Violence against Women: Family Terrorism, Rape, and Sexual Harassment
Violence against Aboriginal Women in Australia: Possibilities for Redress within the International Human Rights Framework
Domestic Violence in Ghana: An Initial Step
A Critical Race Feminist Conceptualization of Violence: South African and Palestinian Women
Puerto Rico's Domestic Violence Prevention and Intervention Law: The Limitations of Legislative Responses
Sexual Harassment and Human Rights in Latin America
The Global Workplace
(Dis)Assembling Rights of Women Workers along the Global Assembly Line: Human Rights and the Garment Industry
Holding Up More Than Half the Sky: Marketization and the Status of Women in China
Still Office Flowers: Japanese Women Betrayed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Law
Selected Bibliography
Contributors
Index