The Seductions Of Quantification

Author: Sally Engle Merry
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022626131X
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As Merry shows, indicators are indeed seductive in their promise of providing concrete knowledge about how the world works, but they are implemented most successfully when paired with context-rich qualitative accounts grounded in local ...

Working Law

Author: Lauren B. Edelman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022640093X
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The Chicago Series in Law and Society Also in the series: The Myth of the
Litigious society: Why We Don't Sue by ... and Scott H. Decker The Seductions of
Quantification: Measuring Human Rights, Gender Violence, and Sex Trafficking
by ...

Research Methods In Human Rights

Author: Bård A. Andreassen
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 178536779X
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A weak human rights indicator – or a good one that is under-resourced and
buried in noise – is actually a barrier to ... of the Modern Fact: Problems of
Knowledge in the Sciences of Wealth and Society (University of Chicago Press
1998) xii. ... 13 Sally Engle Merry, The Seductions of Quantification: Measuring
Human Rights, Gender Violence and Sex Trafficking (Chicago Series in Law and
Society 2016).

Revisiting The Law And Governance Of Trafficking Forced Labor And Modern Slavery

Author: Prabha Kotiswaran
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107160545
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Law School. She has taught English literature at Hamilton College and law at
Stanford Law School, Tel Aviv ... Dr. Kotiswaran has also edited Sex Work for a
series on Issues in Contemporary Indian Feminism; and coedited special issues
of the Journal of Law and Society (2013) and theNorthern Ireland Legal Quarterly
(2014) with Amanda Perry-Kessaris and ... The Seductions of Quantification:
Measuring Human Rights, Gender Violence, and Sex Trafficking (Chicago:
University of ...

The World Of Indicators

Author: Richard Rottenburg
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316395456
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This book explores the implications of the global multiplication of indicators as a specific technology of numeric knowledge production used in governance.

The Quiet Power Of Indicators

Author: Sally Engle Merry
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107075203
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This highly accessible book investigates the rankings that increasingly influence perceptions of countries' governance and civil rights.

Governance By Indicators

Author: Kevin Davis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199658242
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This book evaluates the creation of indicators, their impact on policy decisions, and the implications of their use.

The Endtimes Of Human Rights

Author: Stephen Hopgood
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0801469295
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The foundations of universal liberal norms and global governance are crumbling."—from The Endtimes of Human Rights In a book that is at once passionate and provocative, Stephen Hopgood argues, against the conventional wisdom, that the ...

Human Rights And Narrated Lives

Author: K. Schaffer
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1403973660
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Human Rights and Narrated Lives explores what happens when autobiographical narratives are produced, received, and circulated in the field of human rights.

Just Violence

Author: Rachel Wahl
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 1503601021
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This book follows the attempts of human rights workers to both persuade and coerce officers into compliance.