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By Linda L. Veazey,Alison Dundes Renteln

'A Woman’s correct to tradition' is a brand new and insightful research of the standard meme that cultural rights in foreign legislation are at odds with the rights of girls in affected societies. instead of seeing those recommendations as at the same time particular, Linda Veazey frames cultural rights — via specified case experiences and research of legislation — in a manner that includes and enriches the very gender-protective norms they can be suggestion to defeat.

Adding a Foreword by way of college of Southern California professor Alison Dundes Renteln, the examine makes the case, and helps it with illustrations over numerous continents and cultures, that the single means out of the obstacle is to have a gendered belief of cultural rights. The publication, writes Renteln, “provides a singular interpretation of women’s human rights. This marvelous monograph written via political scientist and human rights suggest Dr. Linda Veazey is state-of-the-art learn in sociolegal scholarship in regards to the prestige of world feminism.” Renteln concludes that the writer “shows convincingly that students and advocates needs to take better care in interpreting coverage debates within the gentle of competing foreign human rights claims. In her enticing paintings, Veazey makes an enormous contribution to criminal concept, public legislations, feminist reports, political technological know-how, and human rights scholarship. Her interesting research of the interrelationship among women’s rights and cultural rights will surely be thought of a vintage. there's easily no e-book like it.”

A new and demanding publication in overseas human rights, and gender reviews, from the self sustaining educational press Quid professional Books.

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