Changing concepts of rights & justice in south Asia /

Changing concepts of rights & justice in south Asia / edited by Michael R. Anderson and Sumit Guha. - xi, 288 pages ; 22 cm. - SOAS studies on South Asia .

Includes bibliographic references and index.

Introduction / Wrongs and rights in the Maratha country : antiquity, custom and power in eighteenth-century India / Civil authority and due process : colonial criminal justice in the Banaras Zamindari, 1781-1795 / Sansiahs and the state : the changing nature of 'crime' and 'justice' in nineteenth-century British India / A vindication of the rights of woman? families and legal change in nineteenth-century Malabar / Do changing conceptions of gender justice have a place in Indian women's lives? a study of some aspects of christian personal laws / Sex and punishment among mill-workers in early-twentieth-century Bombay / Elusive social justice, distant human rights : untouchable women's struggles and dilemmas in changing India / The ethics of struggle : changing political perceptions among secondary schools students in a Southern Sri Lanka / Sectarianism and human rights discourse : the politics of human rights in the post-colonial punjab / From subject to citizen : towards a history of the Indian civil rights movement / Michael R. Anderson & Sumit Guha Sumit Guha Radhika Singha Sandria Freitag G. Arunima Archna Parashar Radha Kumar R.S. Khare Jani de Silva Pritam Singh Nilanjan Dutta

Contributed articles presented at conference.

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Civil rights--History--South Asia--Congresses.

KNC 572 .A8 / C43 1998