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Cultural Studies of Rights

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Beschreibung

At a time of global uncertainties and erosion of liberties, how will cultural studies clear a space for a parallel intellectual and political engagement with human rights practice? How will human rights thinking be liberated from its doctrinal approach to ethics and legal justice? This book forges an alliance between cultural studies and human rights scholarships, to help us better understand the changing and complex political context that continuously shapes contemporary violence. To date, interdisciplinary dialogue or institutional collaboration remains rare across the two domains, resulting in critical interpretive work appearing too vacuous at times and institutional legal work often trapped in doctrinalism. By opening a door for a new and engaging scholarship, this book will re-ignite debates and passions within communication and critical cultural studies in the search for global justice.This book was originally published as a special issue of Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies.

Autorentext

John Nguyet Erni is Head and Professor in the Department of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University, Hong Kong. His books include Unstable Frontiers: Technomedicine and the Cultural Politics of "Curing" AIDS, Internationalizing Cultural Studies: An Anthology (with Ackbar Abbas), and Asian Media Studies: The Politics of Subjectivities (with Siew Keng Chua). He has also published widely on critical public health, Chinese consumption of transnational culture, queer media, and youth popular consumption in Hong Kong and Asia. In 2005, he completed a Master of Laws specializing in human rights.



Inhalt

1. Reframing cultural studies: Human rights as a site of legal-cultural struggles John Nguyet Erni, Lingnan University, Hong Kong 2. Honing a critical cultural study of human rights Rosemary J. Coombe, York University, Canada 3. Immanent law and the juridical: Toward a liberative ontology of human rights Hans Skott-Myhre & Donato Tarulli, Brock University, Canada 4. Human rights as an ethic of truth: Pragmatic dilemmas and discursive interventions Leonard C. Hawes, University of Utah, USA 5. Exiled writers, human rights, and social advocacy movements in Australia: A critical fugal analysis Ruth Skilbeck, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia 6. The abuses of literacy: Amazon Kindle and the right to read Ted Striphas, Indiana University, USA 7. The postcolonial predicament of gay rights in the Queen Boat affair Julian Award, Concordia University, Canada

Produktinformationen

Titel: Cultural Studies of Rights
Untertitel: Critical Articulations
Editor:
EAN: 9781317979340
ISBN: 978-1-317-97934-0
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Herausgeber: Taylor & Francis
Genre: Medien, Kommunikation
Anzahl Seiten: 123
Veröffentlichung: 11.06.2014
Jahr: 2014
Untertitel: Englisch