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Human rights in India : historical, social and political perspectives

Author: Chiranjivi J Nirmal; Institute of Indian and International Studies (Madras, India)
Publisher: New Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000, ©1999.
Series: Law in India series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The essays in this volume evaluate the direction of human rights theory and practice in India from an interdisciplinary perspective. Human Rights in India explores diverse issues such as the rights of the tribal peoples, prisoners and refugees, the constitutional context of human rights, human rights education, feminist perspectives, and the role of the media. The functioning of different human rights organizations  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Human rights in India.
New Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000, ©1999
(OCoLC)606593566
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chiranjivi J Nirmal; Institute of Indian and International Studies (Madras, India)
ISBN: 0195645979 9780195645972
OCLC Number: 41388764
Notes: Published in association with the Institute of Indian and International Studies.
Description: xxxvi, 333 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Awakening of human rights / M. Sundara Raj --
Victims of human rights violations / Rajagopal Ryali --
Fundamental rights : the constitutional context of human rights / Leela Simon and Chiranjivi J. Nirmal --
Human rights initiatives / S.N. Nageswara Rao --
Human rights awareness in education / A. Chandrasekaran --
Practising human rights : a feminist perspective / Indhrani Sridharan --
Situating human rights in the media / N.V. Anandraman --
Religious freedom and human rights / C. Joseph Barnabas --
Human rights of prisoners / Chiranjivi J. Nirmal --
Refugees and human rights : international and national experiences / V. Vijayakumar --
Organizational basis of human rights / K.S. Krishnaswamy --
Working of the National Human Rights Commission : a perspective / V. Vijayakumar --
Setting an agenda / Chiranjivi J. Nirmal.
Series Title: Law in India series.
Responsibility: edited by C.J. Nirmal.
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The essays in this text tackle the issue of human rights from different perspectives. It covers: the rights of tribal peoples, prisoners and refugees; constitutional context of human rights; feminist  Read more...

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