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Home-Word Bound: Women's Place in the Family of International Human Rights

Home-Word Bound: Women's Place in the Family of International Human Rights Global Governance 2 (1996), 241-260 Home-Word Bound: Women's Place in the Family of International Human Rights @j Arati Rao She died quietly there, with no child to hold her hand and no friend to talk to her. She had never really made many friends, so busy had she been building up her joys as a mother. ... And her reward? Did she not have the greatest funeral Ibuza had ever seen? Buchi Emecheta, The Joys Of Motherhood f global governance includes "systems of rule at all levels of human I activity-from the family to international organization-in which the pursuit of goals through the exercise of control has transnational reper­ cussions,"2 then a creative analysis of the status of women in the family can inform and deepen our current understanding of regimes of power, systems of social discipline and control, and the structural embeddedness of certain crimes. In a world in which technologies of violence continue to be deployed with impunity, the notion of human rights-described by Charlotte Bunch as "one of the few moral visions subscribed to interna­ tionally"3-provides key conceptual tools with which to assess the well­ being of citizens under governments. Since the family is the normative http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations Brill

Home-Word Bound: Women's Place in the Family of International Human Rights

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Brill
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Copyright © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
1075-2846
eISSN
1942-6720
DOI
10.1163/19426720-002-02-90000006
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Abstract

Global Governance 2 (1996), 241-260 Home-Word Bound: Women's Place in the Family of International Human Rights @j Arati Rao She died quietly there, with no child to hold her hand and no friend to talk to her. She had never really made many friends, so busy had she been building up her joys as a mother. ... And her reward? Did she not have the greatest funeral Ibuza had ever seen? Buchi Emecheta, The Joys Of Motherhood f global governance includes "systems of rule at all levels of human I activity-from the family to international organization-in which the pursuit of goals through the exercise of control has transnational reper­ cussions,"2 then a creative analysis of the status of women in the family can inform and deepen our current understanding of regimes of power, systems of social discipline and control, and the structural embeddedness of certain crimes. In a world in which technologies of violence continue to be deployed with impunity, the notion of human rights-described by Charlotte Bunch as "one of the few moral visions subscribed to interna­ tionally"3-provides key conceptual tools with which to assess the well­ being of citizens under governments. Since the family is the normative

Journal

Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International OrganizationsBrill

Published: Jul 19, 1996

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