Human Rights in Postcolonial India

By: Om Prakash Dwivedi & V. G. Julie Rajan (Eds)

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Table of Contents The State of Human Rights in Postcolonial India, 1947–2014: Postcolonial and Anti-Colonial Terrains Part I. Education and Social Value 1. The Paradox and Promise of Children’s Rights in Indian Schools 2. Education as Empowerment? Gender and the Human Right to Education in Postcolonial India Part II. The Body and Autonomy 3. Truth-Telling Techniques: The Aditi Sharma Case and the Implications for Human Rights in India 4. Experiencing Torture and Human Rights Violations: Reflections on Self-Experience 5. Writing Disability and Rights in Naseema Part III. Legal Subjectivity and Civil Rights 6. Reflections on the Use of Fatal Force by the Indian State: Colonial and Postcolonial 7. The Subject of Rights: Conflict Violence and Transitional Justice in India 8. Gender, Politics, and Development in Rural India Part IV. Violence, Women, and the Girl-Child 9. On a Different Footing: Has "Nirbhaya" Turned India Around? 10. Human Dignity and Social Justice: Locating Agency in Dalit Women in the Pudukkottai District of Tamil Nadu, IndiaPart V. Negotiating Globalization and Capitalism 11. What’s Old Is New: How the West’s Neoliberal Reforms Seek to Re-Enslave India 12. Free to be Gay": Same-Sex Relations in India, Globalized Homophobia and Globalized Gay Rights. Printed Pages: 332

Title: Human Rights in Postcolonial India

Author Name: Om Prakash Dwivedi & V. G. Julie Rajan (Eds)

Categories: Gender Studies, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Routledge/ Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

ISBN: 1138667919

ISBN 13: 9781138667914

Binding: Hardcover

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Keywords: Human Rights in Postcolonial India Om Prakash Dwivedi & V. G. Julie Rajan (Eds)