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From the Margins of Globalization
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In From the Margins of Globalization, Neve Gordon assembles work from leading intellectuals and activists in the field of human rights. Each essay in this volume discusses a community or issue left adrift in the wake of global capitalism. Whether it's Mohammad Khatami writing on the United Nations and its role after 9/11 or Ytienne Balibar thinking through universalism, racism, and sexism this book comprises a core challenge to human rights by focusing on what lies beyond the margins of a world in constant flux.
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Chapter 1 Human Rights as Being-Marginal in the World Chapter 2 Islam, Iran, and the Dialogue of Civilizations Chapter 3 Racism, Sexism, Universalism(s) Chapter 4 Of Despots and Banks: A Human Rights Response to Africa's Debt Crisis Chapter 5 Socio-Economic Rights, Radical Democracy and Power: South Africa as a Case Study Chapter 6 New Formulas, Old Sins: Human Rights Abuses Against Migrant Workers, Asylum Seekers, and Refugees in the Americas Chapter 7 At the Border of Rights: Migration, Sex-Work, and Trafficking Chapter 8 The Right to Madness: From Personal to Political - Psychiatry and Human Rights Chapter 9 Em-bodying Shadows: Tracing the Contours of Women's Rights to Health Chapter 10 Human Rights and Sacred Cows: Framing Violence, Disappearing Struggles

About the Author

Neve Gordon is Lecturer, Department of Politics and Government, Ben-Gurion University.

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This volume, part of the series Global Encounters: Studies in Comparative Political Theory, assembles nine essays by leading activists on topics such as development and economic rights; globalization and the rights of stateless people; health rights, migrant workers and women's health. National Catholic Reporter

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