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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

(p.211) Conclusion: For Everyone, Everywhere
Transnational LGBT Activism

Ryan R. Thoreson

University of Minnesota Press

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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