'By establishing a link between normative and empirical analysis, this book offers valuable insights into human rights discourse' International Affairs'This is an accessible and wide ranging text for students. Provides numerous insights on Human Rights and global issues' M S Malloch, Edge Hill University College'Provides a good beginning to a needed conversation.' American Journal of International Law'Important timely and constructive volume...an important step forward. For in highlighting the discourse and the laws surrounding human rights as "transnational juridical processes" (Wilson, p.9). it points the way towards an appreciation of human rights as perhaps the "world's first universal ideology."' Social Anthropology
About the Author
Colette Harris is a researcher specialising in gender and development, with particular interests in family relations, sexuality and domestic violence. She is currently program director, women in international development at the Office of International Research, Education and Development of Virginia Tech University in the States.