[E–pub] Bargaining for Womens Rights author Alice J. Kang

On until now has been Systematic Examination Of How systematic xamination of how society groups mobilize to promote women rights and how multiple components of the state negotiate such legislationIn Bargaining for Women s Rights Alice J Kang argues "that reform is likely to happen when the struggle arises from within Focusing on how a law "reform is likely to happen when the struggle arises from within Focusing on how a law gender uotas and a United Nations treaty on nding discrimination against women passed in Niger while family law reform and an African Union protocol on women s rights did not Kang shows how local women s associations are. Wing on numerous interviews with women’s rights activists as well as Islamists and politicians she reveals that the former are not the only ones who care about the regulation of gender relationsProviding a solid analytic framework for understanding conflict over women’s rights policies without stereotyping Muslims Bargaining for Women’s Rights demonstrates that contrary to conventional wisdom Islam does not have a uniformly negative ffect on the prospects of such legislatio. In her book on women s rights activism in Niger Kang offers deep historical knowledge of Niger and clear connections to international women s rights movements knowledge of Niger and clear connections to international women s rights movements argument that the adoption of women s rights policy is largely borne of women s rights activism is compelling as she substantiates it through her analysis of multiple women s rights policies in contemporary Nigerien history In her consideration of alternative A Certain Justice (Adam Dalgliesh, explanations she gives credit where it s due but nonetheless shows how women s activism has beenssential to women s rig. Gender relations in Muslim majority countries have been subject to intense debate in recent decades In some cases Muslim women have fought for and won new rights to political participation reproductive health and The Shadow Reader education In others their agendas have been stymied Yet missing from this discussion until now has been a systematicxamination of how civil society groups mobilize to promote women’s rights and how multiple components of the state negotiate such legislation In Bargain. ,


Hts policy adoptionThis book offers chapters that would be great for teaching about social movements religion and politics and ven pre colonial and colonial politics shaping contemporary outcomes 30542097 K1637 2015 Alice J Kang MA 04 PhD 10AuthorGender relations in Muslim majority countries have been subject to intense debate in recent decades In some cases Muslim women have fought for and won new rights to political participation reproductive health and ducation In others their agendas have been stymied Yet missing from this discussi. Ing for Women’s Rights Alice J Kang argues that reform is likely to happen when the struggle arises from within Focusing on how a law on gender uotas and a United Nations treaty on nding discrimination against women passed in Niger while family law reform and an African Union protocol on women’s rights Did Not Kang Shows How Local Women’s not Kang shows how local women’s are uniuely positioned to translate global concepts of democracy and human rights into concrete policy proposals And yet dra. Bargaining for Womens Rights