Tag Archives: human rights

Body of Victim, Body of Warrior – Cabeiri deBergh Robinson – University of California Press

I encourage you to check out Cabeiri deBergh Robinson’s new book, Body of Victim, Body of Warrior: Refugee Families and the Making of Kashmiri Jihadists. Her ethnographic analysis provides a unique socio-historical perspective into the political struggles of Azad Kashmir.  It would be a value addition to advanced undergraduate or graduate courses focusing on: modern Islam, political […]

Is education a human right?

Last week my class went to see Salman Khan speak about Khan academy and universal education. My students enjoyed it. Education policy is a priority for a number of them. They said as much when I asked what they would like President Obama to accomplish in his second term.  They are particularly interested in moving […]