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 ...

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 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
Size: 70.18 MB
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This highly accessible book investigates the rankings that increasingly influence perceptions of countries' governance and civil rights.

Human Rights And Narrated Lives

Author: Kay Schaffer
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781403964953
Size: 71.28 MB
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"--Richard Delgado, Professor of Law & Derrick Bell Fellow in Law, University of Pittsburgh "This book brings to light important alternative perspectives to those offered by governments and the media.

Aid To Africa

Author: Carol Lancaster
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226468399
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Pockets Of Crime

Author: Peter K. B. St. Jean
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226775003
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But in his innovative new study, Peter K. B. St. Jean argues that we cannot fully understand the impact of these factors without considering that, because urban space is unevenly developed, different kinds of crimes occur most often in ...