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Living Death: Trauma of Widowhood in India

By V. Mohini Giri (Ed.)

New Delhi, India: Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd., 2012. Jammu And Kashmirp bearing on the socio-economic condition of Widows in Indian sub-continent where the Discrimination against them is still rife.This marginalisation cuts across religion, Caste and class barriers to make it an almost universal phenomenon in India, though the dimension and the degree may vary in rigidity. The book while giving an overview of the status of widows, focusses on the marginalisation peculiar to individual Regions and specific kind of widows.It is indeed a rich and comprehensive compilation of contributions by eminent social scientists who have made even an Academic assessment of impact of recent armed conflict in Jammu and Kashmir and Kargil on those who bore the brunt of endless mental and Physical agony.Undoubtedly the assessment of each author is unique and scholarly. The whole book would be very useful for teachers, scholars, students and social activists, intellectuals and social scientists both in India and abroad.Printed Pages: 26.. Hardcover. New/New.


Human Rights in Global Age

By B. Kumar

New Delhi, India: MD Publications/Prints Publications, 2011. Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms entitled to any person, regardless of economic status, nationality, jurisdiction, age, ability, ethnicity, sex, and sexuality. These basic rights are the right to life, freedom, equality, justice, and freedom of thought and expression. Human rights are universal and belong to everyone equally. The aim of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was to set basic minimum international standards for the protection of the rights and freedoms of the individual. The fundamental nature of these provisions means that they are now widely regarded as forming a foundation of international law. In particular, the principles of the UDHR are considered to be international customary law and do not require signature or ratification by the state to be recognized as a legal standard. Printed Pages: 297.. Softcover. New.


Gender Discrimination and Human Rights

By Vijay Kumar Gupta

New Delhi, India: MD Publications/Prints Publications, 2008. Gender Discrimination refers to the treatment of individuals based on their sexual orientation by other individuals and public or private institutions. People whose sexual orientation places them in minority categories, such as lesbians, homosexuals, and bisexuals have sought legal protection from this type of discrimination. Disparities between men and women in basic rights, access to resources, and power to determine their own lives continue to exist in virtually all countries of the world. This book reconfirms this importance of gender equality in the fight against poverty and stresses the urgency of promoting gendered related action. Printed Pages: 264.. Hardcover. New/New.


Human Rights in Global World

By A.N. Dange

New Delhi, India: MD Publications/Prints Publications, 2011. International efforts to construct a set of standardised human rights guidelines are based upon the identification of agreed key values regarding the relationships between individuals and the institutions governing them, which are viewed as critical to the well-being of humanity and the character of being human. This publication considers these issues of justice at the national, regional, and international levels by analysing civil, political, economic and social rights aspects. There is a single reference work that documents the history of human rights worldwide and it clearly explains each document of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and examines the major human rights issues facing the world today. This book on Human Rights covers a broad range of human rights issues that are central to an understanding of world history and current affairs. Printed Pages: 208.. Softcover. New.


Human Rights and International Law Practices

By A.N. Dange

New Delhi, India: MD Publications/Prints Publications, 2011. The book on Human Rights describes the dynamics of human rights and humanitarian law, revealing that each performs a task for which it is better suited than the other, and that the fundamentals of each field remain partly incompatible. The book covers all relevant materials from the International Organizations like UN, ICTY, ICTR, and regional organizations in Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America. This is a comprehensive study and reference book on Human Rights globally. It addresses the issues of human rights and their relationship to Race, disability, gender, sexuality and social class. Printed Pages: 248.. Softcover. New.


Political Economy of Human Rights

By S.N. Bhaskar

New Delhi, India: MD Publications/Prints Publications, 2010. The benefits of the human rights discourse on behalf of global equality for women cannot be denied. However, it is not a straightforward endeavour. Certainly, advocacy efforts to develop gendered international legal standards, most often framed as human rights protections function positively in a number of ways. As a rhetorical matter, the appeal to globalized legal standards, particularly in the area of human rights, serves as a harbinger of change and messenger of modernity and progress. Women organizations and human rights groups have frequently relied upon legal approaches and rights-based claims. Violence against women is now considered a proper subject for international human rights law. Indeed, the issue of human rights for women has moved to center stage of the United Nations in terms of programmatic, administrative, and methodological approaches to international relations. But it is more complicated for this process is itself often a microcosm of the larger debate about globalization, specifically the digress to which old paradigms of colonialism are being recreated in the guise of global integration. Printed Pages: 325.. Hardcover. New/New.


The United Nations and The Human Rights
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The United Nations and The Human Rights

By Patanjali Nandan Chaturvedi

New Delhi, India: MD Publications/Prints Publications, 2010. For half a century, the reality on the ground was been marked by a cold war, more than 100 regional hot wars and several genocides. Then the new century ushered in a novelty in the strategic use of violence, terrorism with suicide bombers, with non state actors using war tactics and attacks on civilians, and provoking equally non traditional forms of response. Questions about the usefulness of the United Nations declarations and agreements seem a logical first step. If the right to life is denied, civil and political liberties ignored and the right to development forgotten, then the temptation follows to look at United Nations as an old, rusty machine weighed down by a nontransparent bureaucracy or as a supranational authority often distant from the feelings of ordinary people and quite different from the organization meant to serve national governments in specific sectors of their activity. But the theme of human rights and the needed institutional framework to defend and promote them have also attracted much attention. In fact it is becoming clearer that peace and development cannot be sustained unless rooted in human rights. Without a guarantee of the dignity of the human person, issues of security, terrorism, freedom of religion and belief, poverty, the environment and similar themes of primary importance cannot be properly and effectively dealt with. Human rights become the touchstone to measure the soundness of international relations and of the political and legal systems of state. Printed Pages: 274.. Hardcover. New/New.


Reconciling International Human Rights and Culture
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Reconciling International Human Rights and Culture

By M.K. Prasad

New Delhi, India: MD Publications/Prints Publications, 2010. The end of the cold war has created a series of tentative attempts to define "a new world order". So far, the only certainty is that the international community has entered a period of tremendous global transition that, at least for the time being, has created more social problem than solutions. The resulting confluence of peoples and cultures is an increasingly global, multicultural world brimming with tension, confusion and conflict in the process of its adjustment to pluralism. There is an understandable urge to return to old conventions, sense of one's identity. Without a sense of identity amidst the turmoil of transition, people may resort to isolationism, ethnocentricism and intolerance. Cultural relativism is the assertion that human values, far from being universal, vary a great deal according to different cultural perspectives. Some would apply this relativism to the promotion, protection, interpretation and application of human rights which could be interpreted differently within different cultural, ethnic and religious traditions. In other words, according to this view, human rights are culturally relative rather than universal. Printed Pages: 261.. Hardcover. New/New.


Human Rights in India

By P. Mohan

New Delhi, India: Shree Publishers & Distributors, 2013. Hardcover. New/New.


Operationalising Holistic Human Development

By Irmel Marla & Kamal Taori (Authors)

New Delhi, India: Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd., 2007. This book deals with the practical aspects of human development in rural context in a holistic way. It facilitates the understanding of holistic issues concerning sustainable self-employment, enhancing productivity, rendering hope and practical perspectives to the neglected, identifying hidden potentials, participatory approach and action, involving the grassroots institutions, empowerment and leadership. Also, it analyses the contributions of NGOs towards rural development and the role of media in creating mass mindset. The book will be of great use for policy makers, researchers and development workers. Printed Pages: 162.. Hardcover. New/New.


Humanism and Culture: Lionel Trilling and the Critical Tradition

By Meera Panigrahi

New Delhi, India: Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd., 2001. This book Humanism and Culture: Lionel Trilling and the Critical Tradition gives a comprehensive view about the idea of humanism and its importance to culture. It establishes Lionel Trilling's claim as a liberal humanist, who strove to make literature and literacy criticism, a humanistic and cultural enterprise. It offers valuable alternatives to post modern approaches to literature by drawing critical attention to the inter relatedness of literature, culture and society. Printed Pages: 194.. Hardcover. New/New.


Human Rights: Concepts and Perspectives

By Rev M. Stephens

New Delhi, India: Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd., 2002. The Book Human Rights draws attention to various types of human right issues that exist in Indian context and also the Global context. It is an eye-opener to the stark realities of life. It emphasizes the fact that human beings should overcome the problem of human right violations as they live and respond creatively. Human right violation is understood as the dehumanization. This book arouse our conscience to have a social order which is just and human. This book provides the history, the philosophical framework, legal perspectives and various issues regarding human rights. It also deals the questions about the subaltern groups (e.g. dalits, tribals and victimized women) and the minorities. This work can be a source book/text book for the human rights. Printed Pages: 132.. Hardcover. New/New.


Human Values in Education

By N.L. Gupta

New Delhi, India: Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd., 2000. Professor K.B. Powar is Secretary General of the Association of Indian Universities. Earlier he was Vice Chancellor of Shivaji University, Kolhapur and before that Professor of Geology at the University of Poona, Pune. A well known earth scientist, who has been the President of the Geology and Geography Section of the Indian Science Congress and President of Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun, he is a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India. In recent years Professor Powar has made significant contributions to research and policy planning related to higher education, especially in the areas of quality assurance and economics of education. He is the author of three books including Accreditation in Higher Education -An Indian Perspective, International Students in Indian Universities and Performance Indicators for Distance Higher Education. He has also edited 12 volumes on higher education including University Administration and Management, Higher Education in India - In Search of Quality, State Funding of Higher Education, Higher Education for Human Development, and Internationalisation of Indian Higher Education. Printed Pages: 271.. Hardcover. New/New.


Human Rights Regime Dialogic and Debates

By Pratyush Vatsala

New Delhi, India: Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd. Human Rights Regime encompasses all aspects of human development, not only in terms of per capita income but also in terms of enhancing equity (including gender dimensions), enabling greater voice and participation (including youth), confronting environmental pressures and demographic changes reducing vulnerabilities and building resilience for sustained progress. Human Development Report 2015 has taken it up further by focusing the human rights discourse on work, rather than jobs which has been a narrowed concept, despite all expertise and skills. The love, care and creativity at work have been acknowledged while setting up standards of growth and progress, wherein satisfaction and happiness at work seem to be the next concern of human development agenda. The book analyses different aspects of Human Rights Regime which has expanded its universe to new horizons and new paradigms overshadowing the existing world order and international politics. We hope that the book would contribute to further expansion of Human Rights Regime through dialogue and healthy debates. Printed Pages: 296.. Hardcover. New/New.


Manavadhikar Ke Vividh Aayam (in Hindi)

By Arjun Mishra

New Delhi, India: Raj Publications, 2016. Softcover. New.


Introduction to Human Rights

By R.K. Tiwari

New Delhi, India: B.R. Publishing Corporation, 2014. Human rights are almost a form of religion in today`s world. They are the great ethical yardstick that is used to measure a government`s treatment of its people. A broad consensus has emerged in the twentieth century on rhetoric that frames judgment of nations against an international moral code prescribing certain benefits and treatment for all humans simply because they are human. Within many nations political debates rage over the denial or abuse of human rights. Even in prosperous, democratic countries like Canada much public discourse is phrased in the rhetoric of rights. Legal documents to protect human rights have proliferated in Canada, culminating in the 1982 entrenchment of the Charter of Rights in the Constitution. Especially since the advent of the Charter, many Canadians have claimed that particular benefits they desire are a matter of human rights and must be provided. Indeed, the claim that the desired benefit is a human right is often meant to undercut any opposition as unprincipled or even immoral. Printed Pages: 366.. Hardcover. New/New.


Women Rights Under Labour Laws

By Meenakshi Gupta

New Delhi, India: Kaveri Book Service, 2016. Printed Pages: 535.. Hardcover. New/New.


Human Rights and Human Welfare

By Astha Bhanot

New Delhi, India: Raj Publications, 2013. Softcover. New.


Manavadhikar Avem Bhartiya Nyaypalika (in Hindi)

By Arjun Mishra

New Delhi, India: Raj Publications, 2016. Softcover. New.


Mapping Human Rights and Subalterns in Modern India

By Jagannatham Begari (Ed.)

New Delhi, India: Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd., 2016. The book "Mapping Human Rights and Subalterns in Modern India" attempts to trace the dynamics of human rights discourse and the rights of subalterns in modem India. It critically evaluates the notion of exclusion of subalterns in modem India from the mainstream social system and the present development model. The world we live in is rapidly witnessing modernity,post modernity and globalisation and has become a global village. In contrast to this, there has also been steep rise in discrimination based on caste, class, race, gender, region, religion, ethnicity and so on.Thebook arguesthat it is not merely Indian social inequities but also globalisation and current development model have equally deprived the rights of dalits, women, tribals, minorities and so on. Therefore, the rights of marginalised sections which are enumerated in the India's Constitution are under a serious threat. The book further focusses on the plight of slum dwellers in metropolitan cities and migration of the poor from the backward regions to metropolitan cities which describes the violation of fundamental rights of subalterns in modem India. It lays emphasis on the importance of vernacular literatureand writings from the grassroots level resisting the social inequalities and against current development model. The book deals with the vitality of vernacular languages in India in the era of globalisation and their impact on subalterns.Acouple of research papers discuss the politics ofhuman rights in India and its trends and challenges. In other words, the volume raises very fundamental questions "Who's development & for whom? Who benefits and who pays the price for the development? Printed Pages: 306.. Hardcover. New/New.


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