ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Subalternity and Translation: The Cultural Apparatus

What happens when we frame human rights within a cultural context and not just a juridicalpolitical one? This article argues that the cultural apparatus of human rights requires English and translation. This in no way undermines the mother tongue, the vernacular or the local; instead the language of the other enables us to engage with the other so that we reflect upon ourselves.

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Subalternity and Translation: The Cultural Apparatus of Human Rights

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