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Human rights and gender politics in the Asia-Pacific [electronic resource] / edited by Anne-Marie Hilsdon ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Hilsdon, Anne-Marie.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Routledge advances in Asia-Pacific studies: 5.Publisher: New York : Routledge, c2000Description: 1 online resource (ix, 240 p.).ISBN: 0203645413 (electronic bk.); 9780203645413 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Human rights -- Asia | Human rights -- Pacific Area | Women's rights -- Asia | Women's rights -- Pacific Area | Women -- Asia -- Social conditions | Women -- Pacific Area -- Social conditions | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human RightsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Human rights and gender politics in the Asia-Pacific.DDC classification: 323.3/4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: gender politics and the reimagining of human rights in the Asia-Pacific / Maila Stivens -- Sexual violence, silence, and human rights discourse: the emergence of the military prostitution issue / Vera Mackie -- The state and the women's movement: instabilities in the discourse of 'rights' in India / Kalpana Ram -- Dead daughters, dissident sons, and human rights in China / Antonia Finnane -- Human rights of gendered citizens: notes from Indonesia / Krishna Sen -- Woman ikat raet long human raet o no?: women's rights, human rights, and domestic violence in Vanuatu / Margaret Jolly -- 'Hear us, women of Papua New Guinea!': Melanesian women and human rights / Martha Macintyre -- Contemplacion fiasco: the hanging of a Filipino domestic worker in Singapore / Anne-Marie Hilsdon -- Mothers of the disappeared in the diaspora: globalization and human rights / Beryl Langer -- Emergence of 'modern' gay identities and the question of human rights / Dennis Altman.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: gender politics and the reimagining of human rights in the Asia-Pacific / Maila Stivens -- Sexual violence, silence, and human rights discourse: the emergence of the military prostitution issue / Vera Mackie -- The state and the women's movement: instabilities in the discourse of 'rights' in India / Kalpana Ram -- Dead daughters, dissident sons, and human rights in China / Antonia Finnane -- Human rights of gendered citizens: notes from Indonesia / Krishna Sen -- Woman ikat raet long human raet o no?: women's rights, human rights, and domestic violence in Vanuatu / Margaret Jolly -- 'Hear us, women of Papua New Guinea!': Melanesian women and human rights / Martha Macintyre -- Contemplacion fiasco: the hanging of a Filipino domestic worker in Singapore / Anne-Marie Hilsdon -- Mothers of the disappeared in the diaspora: globalization and human rights / Beryl Langer -- Emergence of 'modern' gay identities and the question of human rights / Dennis Altman.

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