The Seductions Of Quantification

Author: Sally Engle Merry
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022626131X
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As Merry shows, indicators are indeed seductive in their promise of providing concrete knowledge about how the world works, but they are implemented most successfully when paired with context-rich qualitative accounts grounded in local ...

Working Law

Author: Lauren B. Edelman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022640093X
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The Chicago Series in Law and Society Also in the series: The Myth of the
Litigious society: Why We Don't Sue by ... and Scott H. Decker The Seductions of
Quantification: Measuring Human Rights, Gender Violence, and Sex Trafficking
by ...

Revisiting The Law And Governance Of Trafficking Forced Labor And Modern Slavery

Author: Prabha Kotiswaran
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107160545
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Law School. She has taught English literature at Hamilton College and law at
Stanford Law School, Tel Aviv ... Dr. Kotiswaran has also edited Sex Work for a
series on Issues in Contemporary Indian Feminism; and coedited special issues
of the Journal of Law and Society (2013) and theNorthern Ireland Legal Quarterly
(2014) with Amanda Perry-Kessaris and ... The Seductions of Quantification:
Measuring Human Rights, Gender Violence, and Sex Trafficking (Chicago:
University of ...

Governance By Indicators

Author: Kevin Davis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199658242
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This book evaluates the creation of indicators, their impact on policy decisions, and the implications of their use.

The World Of Indicators

Author: Richard Rottenburg
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316395456
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This book explores the implications of the global multiplication of indicators as a specific technology of numeric knowledge production used in governance.

The Quiet Power Of Indicators

Author: Sally Engle Merry
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107075203
Size: 37.75 MB
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This highly accessible book investigates the rankings that increasingly influence perceptions of countries' governance and civil rights.

Human Rights At The Crossroads

Author: Mark Goodale
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0195371844
Size: 24.82 MB
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Human Rights at the Crossroads brings together preeminent and emerging voices within human rights studies to think creatively about problems beyond their own disciplines, and to critically respond to what appear to be intractable problems ...

The Endtimes Of Human Rights

Author: Stephen Hopgood
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0801469295
Size: 45.13 MB
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The foundations of universal liberal norms and global governance are crumbling."—from The Endtimes of Human Rights In a book that is at once passionate and provocative, Stephen Hopgood argues, against the conventional wisdom, that the ...

Human Rights And Narrated Lives

Author: K. Schaffer
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1403973660
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Human Rights and Narrated Lives explores what happens when autobiographical narratives are produced, received, and circulated in the field of human rights.

Just Violence

Author: Rachel Wahl
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 1503601021
Size: 62.76 MB
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This book follows the attempts of human rights workers to both persuade and coerce officers into compliance.