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Author Chan, Jennifer.

Title Gender and human rights politics in Japan : global norms and domestic networks / Jennifer Chan-Tiberghien.

Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.30952 CHAN    DUE 21-10-19
Physical description x, 220 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Redefining gender and race in Japan: an introduction -- Constructing Japanese state identity and interests -- Global norms concerning women's, children's, and minority rights -- Policy, institutional, and legal changes concerning women's and children's human rights in Japan -- Grassroots mobilization: the pill, sexual harassment, military sexual slavery, domestic violence, and child prostitution -- Human rights education in Japan -- Japanese nongovernmental mobilization at the World Conference against Racism -- Domestic mobilization of global human rights norms: issue reframing, advocacy education, and leverage politics -- Conclusions: reconstructing Japanese political culture in the age of globalization.
Subject Women's rights -- Japan.
Children's rights -- Japan.
Human rights advocacy -- Japan.
ISBN 080475022X (cloth : alk. paper)