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Author Tate, Winifred, 1970- author.

Title Counting the dead : the culture and politics of human rights activism in Colombia / Winifred Tate.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2007.


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Description 1 online resource (xv, 379 pages) : map.
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Series California series in public anthropology ; 18
California series in public anthropology ; 18.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-369) and index.
Contents Colombia : mapping the eternal crisis -- Solidarity with our class brothers : the first wave of Colombian human rights activism -- The production of human rights knowledge and the practice of politics -- The emotional politics of activism in the 1990s -- The global imaginaries of Colombian activists at the United Nations and beyond -- State activism and the production of impunity -- Human rights and the Colombian military's war stories.
Note Print version record.
Summary Drawing from the life stories of high-profile activists, interviews with military officials, and research at the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Geneva, this work underscores the importance of analyzing and understanding human rights discourses, methodologies, and institutions within the context of broader cultural and political debates.
Subject Human rights advocacy -- Colombia.
Political persecution -- Colombia.
Colombia -- Politics and government -- 1974-
Colombia -- Social conditions -- 1970-
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
Colombia. (OCoLC)fst01205916
Chronological Term Since 1970
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Tate, Winifred, 1970- Counting the dead. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2007 9780520252820 (DLC) 2007015639 (OCoLC)123137059
ISBN 9780520941175 (electronic bk.)
0520941179 (electronic bk.)
9781435611443 (electronic bk.)
1435611446 (electronic bk.)
9780520252820 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520252829 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520252837 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520252837 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000048755354
AU@ 000055618738
DEBSZ 396143954
NZ1 15919054

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