Richard Wilson is a Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Sussex, UK. He has written extensively on ethnic movements and political reform in Guatemala, and his books include Maya Resurgence in Guatemala (University of Oklahoma) and Low Intensity Democracy (with B. Gills and J. Rocamora, Pluto Press). In Human Rights, Culture and Context, he turns his attention to the ways in which human rights institutions often ignore social contexts and people's own perceptions of rights violations.
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