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By Susan J. Henders,Lily Cho,Michael Bodden,Afsan Chowdhury,Theodore W. Goossen,Alice Ming Wai Jim,Sailaja Krishnamurti,Arun P. Mukherjee,Van Nguyen-Marshall,Jooyeon Rhee,Françoise Robin,Arundathy Rodrigo,Alicia M. Turner,Mary M. Young

Human Rights and the humanities: views on worldwide Asia approaches human rights matters from the viewpoint of artists and writers in international Asia. by way of targeting the interventions of writers, artists, filmmakers, and dramatists, the publication strikes towards a brand new figuring out of human rights that shifts the dialogue of contexts and matters clear of the binaries of cultural relativism and political sovereignty. From Ai Wei Wei and Michael Ondaatje, to Umar Kayam, Saryang Kim, Lia Zixin, and Noor Zaheer, between others, this quantity takes its lead from worldwide Asian artists, powerfully re-orienting brooding about human rights topics and contexts to incorporate the actual, religious, social, ecological, cultural, and the transnational. taking a look at more than a few paintings from Tibet, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, China, Bangladesh, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, and Macau in addition to Asian diasporic groups, this booklet places ahead an figuring out of world Asia that underscores “Asia” as an international web site. It additionally highlights the continued significance of realms and particular geographical entities, whereas stressing the ways in which the human rights topic breaks out of those boundaries.

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Human Rights and the Arts: Perspectives on Global Asia (Global Encounters: Studies in Comparative Political Theory) by Susan J. Henders,Lily Cho,Michael Bodden,Afsan Chowdhury,Theodore W. Goossen,Alice Ming Wai Jim,Sailaja Krishnamurti,Arun P. Mukherjee,Van Nguyen-Marshall,Jooyeon Rhee,Françoise Robin,Arundathy Rodrigo,Alicia M. Turner,Mary M. Young


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