Myths about women's rights how, where, and why rights advance

As one of the first studies of its kind, this book synthesises competing explanations of women's rights and rigorously tests the implications of cultural, international norms-building and core rights explanations across nationality, political, reproductive, and property rights. The results show...

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Main Author: Cherif, Feryal M. (Author)
Language:English
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Online Access:Link to e-book
Summary:As one of the first studies of its kind, this book synthesises competing explanations of women's rights and rigorously tests the implications of cultural, international norms-building and core rights explanations across nationality, political, reproductive, and property rights. The results show that conventional wisdoms are often overstated and incomplete, such that far less is actually known about how, where, and why women's rights improve.
Physical Description:1 online resource (x, 280 pages) : illustrations (black and white)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
ISBN:9780190211196 (ebook)