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Title Stones of hope : how African activists reclaim human rights to challenge global poverty / edited by Lucie E. White and Jeremy Perelman ; with a foreword by Jeffrey D. Sachs and Lisa E. Sachs
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 249 pages) : illustrations
Series Stanford studies in human rights
Stanford studies in human rights.
Contents A place to live : resisting evictions in Ijora-Badia, Nigeria / Felix Morka -- Commentary on anti-eviction and development in the global south / Duncan Kennedy -- Cultural transformation, deep institutional reform, and ESR practice : South Africa's Treatment Action Campaign / William Forbath, with assistance from Zackie Achmat, Geoff Budlender, and Mark Heywood -- The evictions at Nyamuma, Tanzania : structural constraints and alternative pathways in the struggles over land / Ruth Buchanan, Helen Kijo-Bisimba, and Kerry Rittich -- Freeing Mohammed Zakari : rights as footprints / Jeremy Perelman and Katharine Young, with the participation of Mahama Ayariga -- Stones of hope : experience and theory in African economic and social rights activism / Jeremy Perelman and Lucie E. White -- The long arc of pragmatic economic and social rights advocacy / Peter Houtzager and Lucie E. White
Summary Stones of Hope shows how African human rights activists have opened new possibilities for justice in the everyday lives of the world's most impoverished peoples
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Human rights advocacy -- Africa -- Case studies.
Human rights -- Africa.
Social rights -- Africa.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Perelman, Jeremy.
White, Lucie, 1949-
ISBN 0804776431 (electronic bk.)
9780804776431 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)