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The Resource Human rights discourse in the Post-9/11 Age, Kanishka Chowdhury, (electronic book)

Human rights discourse in the Post-9/11 Age, Kanishka Chowdhury, (electronic book)

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Human rights discourse in the Post-9/11 Age
Title
Human rights discourse in the Post-9/11 Age
Statement of responsibility
Kanishka Chowdhury
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Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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1963-
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Chowdhury, Kanishka
Dewey number
323
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • JC571
  • JZ2-6530JZ1317.5-132
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Human Rights Interventions Ser
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Human rights.
Label
Human rights discourse in the Post-9/11 Age, Kanishka Chowdhury, (electronic book)
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Contents
  • Intro; Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1 Introduction: Reading Rights Discourse in a Transnational Economy; Human Rights Discourse in Our Time; Constructing Human Rights Discourse; Human Rights Discourse and Wealth Accumulation; Overview of the Argument; Works Cited; Chapter 2 Historicizing Rights Discourse Post-9/11; Introduction; Decolonization and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR); Fetishizing the Politics of Development in the Declarations of the 1990s; The Post-9/11 Language of Rights: A Critical Consideration; Neoliberalism and Rights Discourse; Works Cited
  • Chapter 3 Workers' Rights, Exploitation, and the Transactional MomentIntroduction; Oppression and Exploitation: Some Differences; Marx's Analysis of the Injustice of Wage Labor; Unsettling the Morality of Rights and Regulations; Conclusion; Works Cited; Chapter 4 Gender Rights and the Politics of Empowerment; Introduction; Empowerment and Neoliberalism; NGOs and the Construction of "Civil Society"; Microcredit: Empowerment and Debt; Nirantar, Gender Rights, and the Challenges of Transformative Work; Conclusion; Works Cited
  • Chapter 5 "Tomorrow There Will Be More of Us": Rights Discourse, the State, and Toxic Capitalism in Indra Sinha's Animal's PeopleIntroduction; The State and the Struggle for Rights; Contextualizing Animal's People in Neoliberal Times; The Bhopal Disaster and Its Aftermath; Literature and the Language of Human Rights; "Hope Is Not a Fiction": Interrogating Rights Discourse in Indra Sinha's Animal's People; Conclusion; Works Cited; Chapter 6 Refugees' Rights: Capital, Óscar Martínez's The Beast, Gianfranco Rosi's Fuocoammare, and the "Problem" of the Surplus Population; Introduction
  • Seeking Refuge in a Global ContextÓscar Martínez's The Beast: Inciting Rage, Generating Respect; "Beyond the Reach of Political Discourse": Gianfranco Rosi's Fuocoammare; The "Problem" of the Surplus Population; Designating "Crisis," Fixing Borders; Conclusion; Works Cited; Chapter 7 Conclusion; What Then, If Not Human Rights?; Index
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unknown
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1 online resource (243 p.).
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783030138721
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remote
Label
Human rights discourse in the Post-9/11 Age, Kanishka Chowdhury, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
file reproduced from an electronic resource
Contents
  • Intro; Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1 Introduction: Reading Rights Discourse in a Transnational Economy; Human Rights Discourse in Our Time; Constructing Human Rights Discourse; Human Rights Discourse and Wealth Accumulation; Overview of the Argument; Works Cited; Chapter 2 Historicizing Rights Discourse Post-9/11; Introduction; Decolonization and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR); Fetishizing the Politics of Development in the Declarations of the 1990s; The Post-9/11 Language of Rights: A Critical Consideration; Neoliberalism and Rights Discourse; Works Cited
  • Chapter 3 Workers' Rights, Exploitation, and the Transactional MomentIntroduction; Oppression and Exploitation: Some Differences; Marx's Analysis of the Injustice of Wage Labor; Unsettling the Morality of Rights and Regulations; Conclusion; Works Cited; Chapter 4 Gender Rights and the Politics of Empowerment; Introduction; Empowerment and Neoliberalism; NGOs and the Construction of "Civil Society"; Microcredit: Empowerment and Debt; Nirantar, Gender Rights, and the Challenges of Transformative Work; Conclusion; Works Cited
  • Chapter 5 "Tomorrow There Will Be More of Us": Rights Discourse, the State, and Toxic Capitalism in Indra Sinha's Animal's PeopleIntroduction; The State and the Struggle for Rights; Contextualizing Animal's People in Neoliberal Times; The Bhopal Disaster and Its Aftermath; Literature and the Language of Human Rights; "Hope Is Not a Fiction": Interrogating Rights Discourse in Indra Sinha's Animal's People; Conclusion; Works Cited; Chapter 6 Refugees' Rights: Capital, Óscar Martínez's The Beast, Gianfranco Rosi's Fuocoammare, and the "Problem" of the Surplus Population; Introduction
  • Seeking Refuge in a Global ContextÓscar Martínez's The Beast: Inciting Rage, Generating Respect; "Beyond the Reach of Political Discourse": Gianfranco Rosi's Fuocoammare; The "Problem" of the Surplus Population; Designating "Crisis," Fixing Borders; Conclusion; Works Cited; Chapter 7 Conclusion; What Then, If Not Human Rights?; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (243 p.).
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783030138721
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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