Author: I P MasseyPublisher: Indian Institute of Advanced StudyYear: 2002Language: EnglishPages: 106ISBN/UPC (if available): 8179860043
This thought-provoking study concentrates on constitutional, cultural and educational Rights of Minorities in India besides conceptual articulations of minority rights in general.‘Minority Rights Discourse in India’ is a monograph prepared by the author during his stay at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla as its Fellow. Minority discourse at the national and international level is a wide discourse but the present study concentrates mainly on constitutional cultural and educational Rights of Minorities in India besides conceptual articulations of minority rights in general.Besides an elaborate Exodium the book is divided in six chapters. In the first chapter concepts of minority, minority formation and minority rights have been focused. Second chapter analyses minority rights under international law. Constitutional vision and minority forms the corpus of the third chapter. Last two chapters mainly concentrate on judicial response to various aspects of cultural and educational rights of the minorities in India. All those interested in minority rights discourse will find this thought-provoking book.
Foreword PrefaceExodiumDiversity and Nation-buildingThe Concept of MinorityMinority Rights in International SystemMinority Rights: Constitutional VisionMinority cultural and Educational Rights: Constitutional Conspectus-IMinority Cultural and Educational Rights: Constitutional Conspectus-II