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Human Rights - Theory and Practice
Human Rights - Theory and Practice

Human Rights - Theory and Practice

by Eminent Contributors

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Language

English

Publisher

South Asia Publishers

ISBN

8170032474 - Year: 2002 - Pages: 245

Binding

Hardcover

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Author: Eminent Contributors
Editor: Debi Chatterjee / Sucheta Ghosh / Sumita Sen
Publisher: South Asia Publishers
Year: 2002
Language: English
Pages: 245
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8170032474

Description

This book is for those interested in understanding human rights questions in the contemporary world. The approach is basically inter-disciplinary and the thrust of articles range from the national to the international.

Across the world the issue of human rights is today a burning issue. Even as the urge for codifying a protecting the basic rights of the men, women and children gain in momentum, violation of rights continue of plague human civilization. The twenty one articles on this topical theme bring together the views of both academicians and activists in their endeavor to address the vital concerns of human rights. Through their articles the authors seem to delve into the intricacies of the human rights question, taking account of the multiple interpretations and ideological and political overtones. They, furthermore, bring into focus the many dimensions of human rights violations and seek to suggest corrective measures.

The approach of the book is basically inter-disciplinary and the thrust of the articles range from the national to the international. This book is indeed an essential reading for those interested in understanding human rights questions in the contemporary world.

Contents

Foreword
Preface
Contributors
Introduction

PART ONE: HUMAN RIGHTS AND CONCEPTUAL ISSUES
Dalits, Women and Environmentalists: Crisis Escalation and Resolution
Human Rights, Market and the Third World
Stratified Societies, States’ Sovereignty and Human Rights

PART TWO: HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM
Human Rights and the Theory and Practice of Law (International and National)
Constitutional Safeguards for the Dalits: The Myth and the Reality

PART THREE: HUMAN RIGHTS AND WOMEN AND CHILDREN
Children’s Rights and Human Rights
Intra-state Armed Conflicts: Impact on Women and children
Struggles for Rights in the Great Lakes Region: The Case of Women and Children in South Western Uganda

PART FOUR: HUMAN RIGHTS AND MARGINAL GROUPS/INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
Human Rights and our Duties---International and National
Human Rights and the Adivasi/Dalits or Indigenous people of India
Malaysian Indians: A Study in Marginalization

PART FIVE: DEVELOPMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Human Rights and Sustainable Development
Human Rights for Sustainable Development

PART SIX: HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE THIRD WORLD
The Rights of Privacy: The Indian Experience
Human Rights, the Refugee Problem and South Asia
International Human Rights Regime: Promises and Constraints
Human Rights in India: North East Indian Perspective
Mass Exodus and Human Rights: Challenge of Internal Displacement

PART SEVEN: HUMAN RIGHTS: AN AGENDA FOR THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY
Human Rights Protection: An Agenda for Twenty First Century --- A Forensic Criminological Presentation
Human Rights in the Twenty First Century
Human Rights : An Agenda for the Twenty First Century

Index

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