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Human rights NGOs in East Africa : political and normative tensions

Title
Human rights NGOs in East Africa : political and normative tensions / edited by Makau Mutua.
ISBN
9780812220490 (alk. paper)
0812220498 (alk. paper)
9780812241129
0812241126
Published
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2009.
Physical Description
vii, 390 p. ; 24 cm.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
March 09, 2009
Series
Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Pennsylvania studies in human rights
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-365) and index.
Contents
Human rights NGOs in East Africa : defining the challenges / Makau Mutua
To whom, for what, and about what? The legitimacy of human rights NGOs in Kenya / Betty K. Murungi
Law, sexuality, and politics in Uganda : challenges for women's human rights NGOs / Sylvia Tamale
NGO struggles for economic, social, and cultural rights in UTAKE : a Ugandan perspective / Joe Oloka-Onyango
Feminist masculinity : advocacy for gender equality and equity / Willy Mutunga
Women's advocacy : engendering and reconstituting the Kenyan state / Jacinta K. Muteshi
Donors and human rights NGOs in East Africa : challenges and opportunities / Connie Ngondi-Houghton
Contradictions in neoliberalism : donors, human rights NGOs, and governance in Kenya / Karuti Kanyinga
State and civil society relations : constructing human rights groups for social change / Livingstone Sewanyana
Governance and democracy in Kenya : challenges for human rights NGOs / J. Wanjiku Miano
The African women's development and communication network : Pan-African organizing in human rights / L. Muthoni Wanyeki
Social transformation in Uganda : a study of grassroots NGOs / Dani W. Nabudere
The death penalty in East Africa : law and transnational advocacy / Margaret A. Burnham
Democracy organizations in political transitions : IDASA and the new South Africa / Shaila Gupta and Alycia Kellman
Conclusion : coming of age : NGOs and state accountability in East Africa / Chris Maina Peter.
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