Human Rights in the 21st Century

Challenges Ahead

Edited by: Mohammad Shabbir

This anthology is a pragmatic and potent addition to the existing knowledge in the field of human rights, the rule of law, social justice, constitutional ethos, and humanism. It addresses diverse issues regarding human rights in the 21st century. A majority of the articles focus on human rights concerns in India but, some writings provide a broader perspective in their examination. The book also contains specific essays regarding Malaysia, Iraq, and Azerbaijan. The contents include: human rights and social duties . the extension of Indian reservation policy (affirmative action) in the private sector . social status and legal rights of prostitutes . genocide in international law and Indian state practice . women empowerment . constitutional jurisprudence with regard to reservation for India's disadvantaged Muslims . violation of human rights of dalits . domestic violence . rights of minorities . distributive justice and Muslims under the Indian constitution . communal harmony in India . conversion and its implications to the Malaysian scenario . human rights of displaced persons . violations in Iraq and the role of the UN . human rights education . directive principles of state policies vs. contemporary development . and many more.

418 pages

Publication Date: 4/1/2008
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788131601297

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