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.
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford [u.a.] Oxford University Press 2015
Series/Journal:Oxford scholarship online Political science
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Woman / Law / Legal status / Equal rights / Social situation / Social change
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
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Parallel Edition:Erscheint auch als: 9780190211172
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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.
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Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211172.001.0001