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The subject(s) of human rights : crises, violations, and Asian/American critique / edited by Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, Guy Beauregard, and Hsiu-chuan Lee ; with an afterword by Madeleine Thien.

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Publication Info Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, 2020.
Copyright Notice ©2020
Descriptionviii, 249 pages ; 23 cm.
Other author/creatorSchlund-Vials, Cathy J., 1974- editor.
Other author/creatorBeauregard, Guy Pierre, editor.
Other author/creatorLee, Hsiu-chuan, editor.
Other author/creatorThien, Madeleine, 1974- writer of afterword.
Series Asian American history and culture
Asian American history and culture. ^A395623
Contents Introduction: The subject(s) of human rights : recalibrating Asian/American critique / Guy Beauregard, Cathy J. Schlund-Vials, and Hsiu-Chuan Lee -- Human rights and South Korea : U.S. imperialism, state ideologies, national politics, and camptown prostitution / Min-Jung Kim -- After 1947 : the relative, the refugee, and the immigrant in the Chinese Canadian family narrative / Christopher Lee -- The Vancouver Asahi connection : (re-)engagement of the families of returnees/deportees in Japanese Canadian history / Masumi Izumi -- A journey to freedom : human rights discourse and refugee memory / Vinh Nguyen -- "Every bombed village is my hometown" : James Baldwin's engagement with the American war in Vietnam / Yin Wang -- Matronly maids and willful women : migrant domestic workers in the plural / Christopher B. Patterson -- (De)humanizing labor : Southeast Asian migrant narratives in Taiwan / Grace Hui-Chuan Wu -- Factories, farms, and fisheries : human trafficking and tethered subjectivities from Asia to the Pacific / Annie Isabel Fukushima -- Re-framing Cambodia's killing fields : the commemorative limitations of atrocity tourism / Cathy J. Schlund-Vials -- Reclaiming home and "righting" citizenships in postwar Sri Lanka : internal displacement, memory, and human rights / Dinidu Karunanayake -- Toward an aesthetics and erotics of non-sovereign rights in Okinawa / Mayumo Inoue -- Figuring North Korean lives : reading at the limits of human rights / Christine Kim -- Afterword: The act of listening / Madeleine Thien.
Abstract "This work takes seriously the ways in which Asian American studies has from its founding engaged with humanitarian crises and large-scale violations. Committed to extending this critical work across local/global, domestic/international, and immigrant/refugee frames, this collection relocates Asian America from the periphery to the center of human rights critique"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Subject(s) of human rights. Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2020. 9781439915745
LCCN 2019010532
ISBN9781439915721 hardcover
ISBN1439915725 hardcover
ISBN9781439915738 paperback
ISBN1439915733 paperback
ISBNelectronic book

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