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Islamic Particularism in Universalist Garb: The New Veil Covering Middle Eastern Governments’ Human Rights Policies

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Ann Elizabeth Mayer, associate professor of legal studies at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, discusses the resurgence of challenges to universal human rights, in the form of appeals to accommodate conflicting cultural values in the Middle East and North Africa.

Format: Lecture
Length: 53

Presenter(s): Ann Elizabeth Mayer

Date: March 12, 2010

Location: Barat House

Sponsor(s): Boston College Department of Political Science Graduate Student Association

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/mayer/

The information on this page is accurate as of March 2010