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Changing concepts of rights and justice in South Asia

Author: Sumit Guha; Michael R Anderson
Publisher: New Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: SOAS studies on South Asia.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contributed articles presented at conference.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sumit Guha; Michael R Anderson
ISBN: 0195653122 9780195653120
OCLC Number: 62722325
Notes: Originally published: 1997.
Description: 304 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Wrongs and rights in the Maratha country : antiquity, custom, and power in eighteenth century India / Sumit Guha --
Civil authority and due process : colonial criminal justice in the Banaras Zamindari, 1781-1795 / Radhika Singha --
Sansiahs and the state : the changing nature of 'crime' and 'justice' in nineteenth century British India / Sandria Freitag --
A vindication of the rights of woman? : families and legal change in nineteenth-century Malabar / G. Arunima --
Do changing conceptions of gender justice have a place in Indian women's lives? : a study of some aspects of Christian Personal laws / Archana Parashar --
Sex and punishment among mill-workers in early twentieth century Bombay / Radha Kumar --
Elusive social justice, distant human rights : untouchable women's struggles and dilemmas in changing India / R.S. Khare --
The ethics of struggle : changing political perceptions among secondary school students in a southern Sri Lanka / Jani de Silva --
Sectarianism and human rights discourse : the politics of human rights in post-colonial Punjab / Pritam Singh --
From subject to citizen : towards a history of the Indian civil rights movement / Nilanjan Dutta.
Series Title: SOAS studies on South Asia.
Responsibility: editors, Michael R. Anderson, Sumit Guha.

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In this volume, an international team of contributors discuss controversial issues regarding legal procedure, forms of punishment, and the interaction of the state and legal authorities.  Read more...

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