9780814793374

Global Critical Race Feminism : An International Reader

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  • ISBN13:

    9780814793374

  • ISBN10:

    0814793371

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-07-01
  • Publisher: New York University Press

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Summary

View the Table of Contents . Read the Introduction . Global Critical Race Feminismis the first anthology to focus explicitly on the legal rights of women of coloraround the world. Containing nearly thirty essays, the book addresses such topical themes as responses to white feminism; the flashpoint issue of female genital mutilation; the intersections of international law with U.S. law; "Third World" women in the "First World;" violence against women; and the global workplace.Broadly representative, the reader addresses the role and status-legal and otherwise-of women in such countries as Cuba, New Zealand, France, Serbia, Nicaragua, Colombia, South Africa, Japan, China, Australia, Ghana, and many others. Authors include: Aziza al-Hibri, Penelope Andrews, Taimie Bryant, Devon Carbado, Mai Chen, Brenda Cossman, Lisa Crooms, Mary Dudziak, Isabelle Gunning, Anna Han, Berta Hernszlig;ndez, Laura Ho, Sharon Hom, Rosemary King, Kiyoko Knapp, Hope Lewis, Martha Morgan, Zorica Mrsevic, Vasuki Nesiah, Leslye Obiora, Gaby Ore-Aguilar, Catherine Powell, Jenny Rivera, Celina Romany, Judy Scales-Trent, Antoinette Sedillo Lopez, J. Clay Smith, and Leti Volpp.

Table of Contents

Foreword xi
Angela Y. Davis
Acknowledgments xv
Introduction: Global Critical Race Feminism for the Twenty-First Century 1(26)
Adrien Katherine Wing
PART 1 Encounters with the ``F'' Word: Responses to Feminism
Turning the Gaze Back on Itself: Comparative Law, Feminist Legal Studies, and the Postcolonial Project
27(15)
Brenda J. Cossman
Toward a Feminist Internationality: A Critique of U.S. Feminist Legal Scholarship
42(11)
Vasuki Nesiah
Themes for a Conversation on Race and Gender in International Human Rights Law
53(14)
Celina Romany
Comparative Analysis of Women's Issues: Toward a Contextualized Methodology
67(14)
Antoinette Sedillo Lopez
Feminismes sans Frontieres? The Cuban Challenge---Women, Equality, and Culture
81(14)
Berta Esperanza Hernandez-Truyol
Women (Under) Development: Poor Women of Color in the United States and the Right to Development
95(20)
Hope Lewis
PART 2 Third World within the First: On Being ``Othered''
Motherhood and Work in Cultural Context: One Woman's Patriarchal Bargain
115(14)
Devon W. Carbado
Discrimination in New Zealand: A Personal Journey
129(12)
Mai Chen
African Women in France: Immigration, Family, and Work
141(19)
Judy Scales-Trent
Filthy, Old, and Ugly: Gypsy Women from Serbia
160(19)
Zorica Mrsevic
PART 3 From Pathbreakers to Founding Mothers: Historical Perspectives
Josephine Baker, Racial Protest, and the Cold War
179(13)
Mary L. Dudziak
United States Foreign Policy and Goler Teal Butcher
192(12)
J. Clay Smith, Jr.
Founding Mothers and Contemporary Latin American Constitutions: Colombian Women, Constitution Making, and the New Constitutional Court
204(17)
Martha I. Morgan
Monica Maria Alzate Buitrago
PART 4 Human Rights Confronts Culture, Custom, and Religion
Deconstructing Patriarchal Jurisprudence in Islamic Law: A Faithful Approach
Azizah Y. al-Hibri 221(204)
For the Sake of the Country, for the Sake of the Family: The Oppressive Impact of Family Registration on Women in Japan
234(17)
Taimie L. Bryant
Female Infanticide in China: The Human Rights Specter and Thoughts toward (An)Other Vision
251(9)
Sharon K. Hom
Bridges and Barricades: Rethinking Polemics and Intransigence in the Campaign against Female Circumcision
260(15)
Leslye Amede Obiora
Uneasy Alliances and Solid Sisterhood: A Response to Professor Obiora's ``Bridges and Barricades''
275(10)
Isabelle R. Gunning
Families, Fatherlessness, and Women's Human Rights: An Analysis of the Clinton Administration's Public Housing Policy as a Violation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
285(18)
Lisa A. Crooms
PART 5 Violence against Women: Family Terrorism, Rape, and Sexual Harassment
Violence against Aboriginal Women in Australia: Possibilities for Redress within the International Human Rights Framework
303(14)
Penelope E. Andrews
Domestic Violence in Ghana: An Initial Step
317(15)
Rosemary Ofeibea Ofei-Aboagye King
A Critical Race Feminist Conceptualization of Violence: South African and Palestinian Women
332(15)
Adrien Katherine Wing
Puerto Rico's Domestic Violence Prevention and Intervention Law: The Limitations of Legislative Responses
347(15)
Jenny Rivera
Sexual Harassment and Human Rights in Latin America
362(15)
Gaby Ore-Aguilar
PART 6 The Global Workplace
(Dis)Assembling Rights of Women Workers along the Global Assembly Line: Human Rights and the Garment Industry
377(15)
Laura Ho
Catherine Powell
Leti Volpp
Holding Up More Than Half the Sky: Marketization and the Status of Women in China
392(17)
Anna M. Han
Still Office Flowers: Japanese Women Betrayed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Law
409(16)
Kiyoko Kamio Knapp
Selected Bibliography 425(12)
Contributors 437(8)
Index 445

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