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Type: Book
Title: Human rights and narrated lives: the ethics of recognition
Author: Schaffer, K.
Smith, S.
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publisher Place: New York, NY USA
Issue Date: 2004
ISBN: 1403964955
9781403964953
Abstract: Personal narratives have become one of the most potent vehicles for advancing human rights claims across the world. This text explores what happens when autobiographical narratives are produced, received and circulated in the field of human rights.
Contents: 1. Conjunctions : life narratives in the field of human rights -- 2. The venues of storytelling -- 3. Truth, reconciliation, and the traumatic past of South Africa -- 4. Indigenous human rights in Australia : who speaks for the stolen generations? -- 5. Belated narrating : 'grandmothers' telling stories of forced sexual slavery during World War II -- 6. Life sentences : narrated lives and prisoner rights in the United States -- 7. Post-Tiananmen narratives and the New China.
RMID: 0020131007
DOI: 10.1057/9781403973665
Appears in Collections:Gender Studies and Social Analysis publications

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