Author: Eminent ContributorsEditor: Debi Chatterjee / Sucheta Ghosh / Sumita SenPublisher: South Asia PublishersYear: 2002Language: EnglishPages: 245ISBN/UPC (if available): 8170032474
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.
ForewordPrefaceContributorsIntroductionPART ONE: HUMAN RIGHTS AND CONCEPTUAL ISSUESDalits, Women and Environmentalists: Crisis Escalation and ResolutionHuman Rights, Market and the Third WorldStratified Societies, States’ Sovereignty and Human RightsPART TWO: HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE LEGAL SYSTEMHuman Rights and the Theory and Practice of Law (International and National)Constitutional Safeguards for the Dalits: The Myth and the RealityPART THREE: HUMAN RIGHTS AND WOMEN AND CHILDRENChildren’s Rights and Human RightsIntra-state Armed Conflicts: Impact on Women and childrenStruggles for Rights in the Great Lakes Region: The Case of Women and Children in South Western UgandaPART FOUR: HUMAN RIGHTS AND MARGINAL GROUPS/INDIGENOUS PEOPLESHuman Rights and our Duties---International and NationalHuman Rights and the Adivasi/Dalits or Indigenous people of IndiaMalaysian Indians: A Study in MarginalizationPART FIVE: DEVELOPMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTSHuman Rights and Sustainable DevelopmentHuman Rights for Sustainable DevelopmentPART SIX: HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE THIRD WORLDThe Rights of Privacy: The Indian ExperienceHuman Rights, the Refugee Problem and South AsiaInternational Human Rights Regime: Promises and ConstraintsHuman Rights in India: North East Indian PerspectiveMass Exodus and Human Rights: Challenge of Internal DisplacementPART SEVEN: HUMAN RIGHTS: AN AGENDA FOR THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURYHuman Rights Protection: An Agenda for Twenty First Century --- A Forensic Criminological PresentationHuman Rights in the Twenty First Century Human Rights : An Agenda for the Twenty First CenturyIndex