Changing concepts of rights & justice in south Asia / edited by Michael R. Anderson and Sumit Guha.

Contributor(s): Anderson, M. R. |q (Michael R.) | Guha, SumitMaterial type: TextTextSeries: SOAS studies on South AsiaCalcutta ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998Description: xi, 288 pages ; 22 cmContent type: rdacontent Media type: rdamedia Carrier type: rdacarrierISBN: 0195641205Subject(s): Civil rights -- South Asia -- History -- CongressesLOC classification: KNC 572 .A8 | C43 1998
Contents:
Introduction / Michael R. Anderson & Sumit Guha 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 / Archna 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 schools students in a Southern Sri Lanka / Jani de Silva Sectarianism and human rights discourse : the politics of human rights in the post-colonial punjab / Pritam Singh From subject to citizen : towards a history of the Indian civil rights movement / Nilanjan Dutta
Summary: Contributed articles presented at conference.
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Includes bibliographic references and index.

Introduction / Michael R. Anderson & Sumit Guha 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 / Archna 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 schools students in a Southern Sri Lanka / Jani de Silva Sectarianism and human rights discourse : the politics of human rights in the post-colonial punjab / Pritam Singh From subject to citizen : towards a history of the Indian civil rights movement / Nilanjan Dutta

Contributed articles presented at conference.

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