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dc.contributor.authorGanzfried, Miriam
dc.date.accessioned2021-12-18T04:00:40Z
dc.date.available2021-12-18T04:00:40Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.date.submitted2021-12-17T17:43:46Z
dc.identifierONIX_20211217_9783839460085_40
dc.identifierhttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/52116
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/75012
dc.description.abstractAmnesty International's (AI) focus on civil and political rights has marked their work with a gender bias from the outset. In the first comprehensive look at AI's work on women's rights, Miriam Ganzfried illustrates the development of their activities regarding women's rights issues over twenty years. Through interviews with staff members and activists and unprecedented access to archive material from the Swiss and the German AI sections, she shows how women activists strategized to make AI increase its work on women's rights. Additionally, the book demonstrates that, despite the leadership's commitment to the Stop Violence Against Women campaign, internal resistance hampered the integration of women's rights into the organization's overall work.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesEdition Politik
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::J Society and Social Sciences::JP Politics and government::JPV Political control and freedoms::JPVH Human rights, civil rightsen_US
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::J Society and Social Sciences::JB Society and culture: general::JBS Social groups, communities and identities::JBSF Gender studies, gender groupsen_US
dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::J Society and Social Sciences::JP Politics and government::JPW Political activism / Political engagement::JPWG Pressure groups, protest movements and non-violent actionen_US
dc.subject.otherAmnesty International
dc.subject.otherWomen's Rights
dc.subject.otherHuman Rights Organizations
dc.subject.otherNetworks
dc.subject.otherCivil Society
dc.subject.otherPolitics
dc.subject.otherLaw
dc.subject.otherHuman Rights
dc.subject.otherGender Studies
dc.subject.otherSocial Movements
dc.subject.otherPolitical Science
dc.titleAmnesty International and Women's Rights
dc.title.alternativeFeminist Strategies, Leadership Commitment and Internal Resistances
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.14361/9783839460085
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy7e97f9b9-be2b-4d9c-a928-3c8ebdfa443c
oapen.relation.isFundedBySchweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung
oapen.relation.isFundedBy07f61e34-5b96-49f0-9860-c87dd8228f26
oapen.relation.isbn9783839460085
oapen.relation.isbn9783837660081
oapen.imprinttranscript Verlag
oapen.pages320
oapen.place.publicationBielefeld
oapen.grant.number[grantnumber unknown]
dc.relationisFundedBy07f61e34-5b96-49f0-9860-c87dd8228f26
dc.seriesnumber128


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