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Transnational LGBT ActivismWorking for Sexual Rights Worldwide$
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Ryan R. Thoreson

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780816692712

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816692712.001.0001

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Conclusion: For Everyone, Everywhere

Conclusion: For Everyone, Everywhere

Universality, Relativism, and the Anthropology of Human Rights

Chapter:
(p.211) Conclusion: For Everyone, Everywhere
Source:
Transnational LGBT Activism
Author(s):

Ryan R. Thoreson

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816692712.003.0008

The Conclusion argues that attentiveness to brokerage is not only useful in LGBT human rights, but for all human rights. A greater understanding of how individual actors mobilize universality and specificity in contemporary human rights advocacy adds clarity to criticism as well as politically responsible work.

Keywords:   anthropology, sexuality, LGBT, human rights, ethnography, brokerage, organizational studies, gender studies, Africa, NGO

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