Fictions of dignity embodying human rights in world literature /
|Main Author:||Anker, Elizabeth S. 1973-|
|Corporate Author:||ebrary, Inc.|
Cornell University Press,
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Table of Contents:
- Introduction : constructs by which we live
- Bodily integrity and its exclusions
- Embodying human rights : toward a phenomenology of social justice
- Constituting the liberal subject of rights : Salman Rushdie's Midnight's children
- Women's rights and the lure of self-determination in Nawal el Saadawi's Woman at point zero
- J.M. Coetzee's Disgrace : the rights of desire and the embodied lives of animals
- Arundhati Roy's "return to the things themselves" : phenomenology and the challenge of justice
- Coda : small places, close to home.