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Author MacKinnon, Catharine A

Title Are women human? : and other international dialogues / Catharine A. MacKinnon
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2006
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Contents Introduction : women's status, men's states -- Part I. Theory and Reality: -- 1. On torture (1990) -- 2. Human rights and global violence against women (1992) -- 3. Theory is not a luxury (1993) -- 4. Are women human? (1999) -- 5. Postmodernism and human rights (2000) -- 6: The promise of CEDAW's optional protocol (2004) -- Part II. Struggles within States: -- 7. Making sex equality real (1985) -- 8. Nationbuilding in Canada (1988) -- 9. Misogyny's cold heart (1987) -- 10. On sex and violence : introducing the antipornography civil rights law in Sweden (1990) -- 11. Equality remade : violence against women (1991) -- 12: Pornography's empire (1995) -- 13: Sex equality under the constitution of India : problems, prospects, and "personal laws" (2006) -- Part III. Through the Bosnian Lens: --14. Crimes of war, crimes of peace (1993) -- 15. Turning rape into pornography : postmodern genocide (1993) -- 16. Rape as nationbuilding (1994) -- 17. From Auschwitz to Omarska, Nuremberg to The Hague (1994) -- 18. Rape, genocide, and women's human rights (1994) -- 19. Gender-based crimes in humanitarian law (1997) -- 20: War crimes remedies at the national level (1997) -- 21. Collective harms under the alien tort statute : a cautionary note on class actions (1999) -- 22. Genocide's sexuality (2005) -- Part IV. On the Cutting Edge: -- 23. Defining rape internationally : a comment on Akayesu (2006) -- 24. Pornography as trafficking (2005) -- 25. Women's September 11th : rethinking the international law of conflict (2006)
Summary Exposing the consequences and significance of the systematic maltreatment of women, and its systemic condonation, this book takes us into the heart of the international law of conflict to ask - and reveal - why the international community can rally against terrorists' violence, but not against violence against women
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-405) and index
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Subject Women -- Legal status, laws, etc
Women -- Violence against
Women's rights
Droits de la femme.
Femme maltraitée.
Femme.
Frau -- Misshandlung.
Frau -- Recht.
Frau.
Menschenrecht.
Misshandlung -- Frau.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Human Rights
Statut juridique.
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Women -- Violence against.
Women's rights.
droit à une existence décente -- droits de l'homme -- femme -- 20e s. (fin) -- 21e s. (début) -- études diverses.
droits de l'homme -- femme -- violence -- 20e s. (fin) -- 21e s. (début) -- études diverses.
femme -- statut juridique -- 20e s. (fin) -- 21e s. (début) -- études diverses.
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