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The Resource Expanding perspectives on human rights in Africa, edited by M. Raymond Izarali, Oliver Masakure and Bonny Ibhawoh

Expanding perspectives on human rights in Africa, edited by M. Raymond Izarali, Oliver Masakure and Bonny Ibhawoh

Label
Expanding perspectives on human rights in Africa
Title
Expanding perspectives on human rights in Africa
Statement of responsibility
edited by M. Raymond Izarali, Oliver Masakure and Bonny Ibhawoh
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book draws attention to emerging issues around the rights of minorities, marginalized groups and persons in Africa and shows that although international human rights principles have been embraced in the continent, various minority groups and marginalized persons are denied such rights through criminalization and persecution"--
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Izarali, M. Raymond
  • Masakure, Oliver
  • Ibhawoh, Bonny
Series statement
The international political economy of new regionalisms series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human rights
  • Minorities
  • Africa
Label
Expanding perspectives on human rights in Africa, edited by M. Raymond Izarali, Oliver Masakure and Bonny Ibhawoh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: conceptualizing human rights issues in Africa / M. Raymond Izarali, Oliver Masakure, and Bonny Ibhawoh -- Human rights and the politics of regime legitimation in Africa: from rights commissions to truth commissions / Bonny Ibhawoh -- Human rights in Africa: the African criminal court / Thomas Rose -- Structural inequalities, exclusion and minorities in Africa / Oliver Masakure -- Old-age poverty, human rights, and social protection for the elderly in Nigeria / Olabanji Akinola -- Youth movements: emerging actors of the struggles for civil and political rights in sub-Saharan Africa / Lamine Diallo and Ousmane Aly Diallo -- The sustainable development goals as human rights / Joannes Paulus Yimbesalu and David Zakus -- The United Nations convention on the rights of persons with disabilities: historical antecedents and implications for disability rights and socioeconomic development in Africa / Jeff Grischow -- Persons with albinism: not ghosts, but human beings / Jean Burke -- Disability rights are human rights: a situational analysis of persons with disabilities in Sierra Leone / Sylvester Amara Lamin -- Mental health inequities in Africa: a human rights perspective / Consoler Teboh -- Women's land rights in sub-Saharan Africa: between the law and cultural norms / Paul Ocheje -- Women's rights, food entitlements, and governance in urban Uganda / Andrea Brown -- Women's sexual and reproductive rights in contemporary Africa / Ramola Ramtohul -- Towards an inclusive approach to human rights enjoyment and protection in Africa in an age of globalization / M. Raymond Izarali
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 298 pages
Isbn
9781138303768
Lccn
2018054218
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1057376946
Label
Expanding perspectives on human rights in Africa, edited by M. Raymond Izarali, Oliver Masakure and Bonny Ibhawoh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: conceptualizing human rights issues in Africa / M. Raymond Izarali, Oliver Masakure, and Bonny Ibhawoh -- Human rights and the politics of regime legitimation in Africa: from rights commissions to truth commissions / Bonny Ibhawoh -- Human rights in Africa: the African criminal court / Thomas Rose -- Structural inequalities, exclusion and minorities in Africa / Oliver Masakure -- Old-age poverty, human rights, and social protection for the elderly in Nigeria / Olabanji Akinola -- Youth movements: emerging actors of the struggles for civil and political rights in sub-Saharan Africa / Lamine Diallo and Ousmane Aly Diallo -- The sustainable development goals as human rights / Joannes Paulus Yimbesalu and David Zakus -- The United Nations convention on the rights of persons with disabilities: historical antecedents and implications for disability rights and socioeconomic development in Africa / Jeff Grischow -- Persons with albinism: not ghosts, but human beings / Jean Burke -- Disability rights are human rights: a situational analysis of persons with disabilities in Sierra Leone / Sylvester Amara Lamin -- Mental health inequities in Africa: a human rights perspective / Consoler Teboh -- Women's land rights in sub-Saharan Africa: between the law and cultural norms / Paul Ocheje -- Women's rights, food entitlements, and governance in urban Uganda / Andrea Brown -- Women's sexual and reproductive rights in contemporary Africa / Ramola Ramtohul -- Towards an inclusive approach to human rights enjoyment and protection in Africa in an age of globalization / M. Raymond Izarali
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 298 pages
Isbn
9781138303768
Lccn
2018054218
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1057376946

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