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Sustaining human rights : women and Argentine human rights organizations

Author: Michelle D Bonner
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In this book Michelle Bonner reveals how the defense of human rights continues today, taking Argentina as her primary example (with comparison to Chile in the final chapter). Bonner shows that the role of women - viewed as protectors of the family - is key to understanding how human rights movements have evolved." "Based on extensive field research and providing a long historical view extending from colonial times  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle D Bonner
ISBN: 9780271032641 0271032642 0271032650 9780271032658
OCLC Number: 104867607
Description: xii, 203 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sustaining human rights --
Historical frames : colonialism to the 1976 coup --
Historical frames : the dirty war and democratization, 1976-2002 --
Human rights organizations : historical frames as collective action frames --
The state and human rights organizations : national and international courts --
Human rights organizations and society : demonstrations and the media --
Sustaining human rights : a brief comparison with Chile.
Responsibility: Michelle D. Bonner.
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