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Changing Concepts of Rights and Justice in South Asia

edited by Michael R. Anderson and Sumit Guha
Format
Book
Published
Calcutta ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Language
English
Series
SOAS Studies on South Asia
ISBN
0195641205, 9780195641202
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Summary
Contributed articles presented at conference.
Contents
  • Introduction / Michael R. Anderson and 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 women? 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 / Archana 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 school 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
Description
x, 288 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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