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human rights notes 10 - November 10TH, 2010 GENDERED...

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November 10 TH , 2010 GENDERED INTERSECTIONS? Women and rights with issue of legal autonomy It is an southern Mexico by the Gulf in an ambiguous relationship with the state. Mexican military has tried to intervene. It is a quasi-independent are that the state does not know what to do with What happens when women’s demands for individual rights meets indigenous demands for collective rights? She says: There are multiple forms of feminism, and also of multiculturalism Liberal feminism vs. ‘care’ feminism vs. post-colonial feminism Multiculturalism: a neo-liberal model dominates! This celebrates (aesthetic) differences; Validates nebulous claims to ‘culture’; But erases any political basis to difference This group has rejected Liberal autonomous rights model; Has also rejected state-defined ,multi-cultural model (232): Mexico case: Limited indigenous autonomy premised on usos y costumbres- justice, community, leadership, local decision making- but almost anything ‘traditional’
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course ANTH 3531 taught by Professor Shepherd during the Fall '10 term at GWU.

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