Cultural Transformation and Human Rights in Africa

Abdullahi An-Na'im

Cultural Transformation and Human Rights in Africa

Abdullahi An-Na'im

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288 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $52.95 ISBN: 9781842770917 Published July 2002 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Introduction - Abdullahi A. An-Na‘im
1. Cultural Transformation and Human Rights in African Societies - Abdullahi A. An-Na‘im and Jeffrey Hammond
2. Human Rights and Cultural Branding: Who Speaks and How - Martin Chanock
3. The Banjul Charter: The Case for an African Cultural Fingerprint - Makau Mutua
4. Mediating Culture and Human Rights in Favour of Land Rights for Women in Africa: A Framework for Community-Legal Action - Florence Butegwa
5. Are Local Norms and Practices Fences or Pathways? The Example of Women‘s Property Rights - Celestine Nyamu-Musembi
6. Religious Revivalism, Human Rights Activism and the Struggle for Women‘s Rights in Nigeria - Hussaina J. Abdullah
7. Contradictory Perspectives on Rights and Justice in the Context of Land Tenure Reform in Tanzania - Issa Shivji
8. Effects of Land Tenure on Women‘s Access and Control of Land in Kenya - Akinyoi Nzioki
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