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The subject(s) of human rights : crises, violations, and Asian/American critique / edited by Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, Guy Beauregard, and Hsiu-chuan Lee ; with an afterword by Madeleine Thien.

Publication:
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2020.
Series:
Asian American history and culture
Asian American history and culture
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (viii, 249 pages).
Subjects:
Human rights -- Asia.
Human rights -- North America.
Asians -- Social conditions.
Asian Americans -- Social conditions.
Human rights in literature.
Asian Americans -- Study and teaching.
Asia -- Relations -- North America.
North America -- Relations -- Asia.
Contents:
Introduction: The subject(s) of human rights : recalibrating Asian/American critique / Guy Beauregard, Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, and Hsiu-Chuan Lee
Human rights and South Korea : U.S. imperialism, state ideologies, national politics, and camptown prostitution / Min-Jung Kim
After 1947 : the relative, the refugee, and the immigrant in the Chinese Canadian family narrative / Christopher Lee
The Vancouver Asahi connection : (re-)engagement of the families of returnees/deportees in Japanese Canadian history / Masumi Izumi
A journey to freedom : human rights discourse and refugee memory / Vinh Nguyen
"Every bombed village is my hometown" : James Baldwin's engagement with the American war in Vietnam / Yin Wang
Matronly maids and willful women : migrant domestic workers in the plural / Christopher B. Patterson
(De)humanizing labor : Southeast Asian migrant narratives in Taiwan / Grace Hui-Chuan Wu
Factories, farms, and fisheries : human trafficking and tethered subjectivities from Asia to the Pacific / Annie Isabel Fukushima
Re-framing Cambodia's killing fields : the commemorative limitations of atrocity tourism / Cathy J. Schlund-Vials
Reclaiming home and "righting" citizenships in postwar Sri Lanka : internal displacement, memory, and human rights / Dinidu Karunanayake
Toward an aesthetics and erotics of non-sovereign rights in Okinawa / Mayumo Inoue
Figuring North Korean lives : reading at the limits of human rights / Christine Kim
Afterword: The act of listening / Madeleine Thien.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 27, 2019).
Contributor:
Schlund-Vials, Cathy J., 1974- editor.
Beauregard, Guy Pierre, editor.
Lee, Hsiu-chuan, editor.
Thien, Madeleine, 1974- writer of afterword.
ProQuest ebook central
Other format:
Print version: The subject(s) of human rights
ISBN:
9781439915745
1439915741
9781439915721
9781439915738
Publisher Number:
99983288492
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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