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Author Bagchi, Subrata Sankar
Title Human Rights and the Third World : Issues and Discourses
Imprint Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2012
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Note Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Human Rights and the Third World: Issues and Discourse -- Part I Global Human Rights Standards and the Third World -- Chapter 1 Universal Claim and Postcolonial Realities: The Deep Unease over Western-Centered Human Rights Standards in the Global South -- Chapter 2 The Impossible Dream: Global Realization of the Human Right to Development-Now! -- Chapter 3 Development and Environmental Issues vis-à-vis Current Perspectives of Human Rights -- Chapter 4 Human Rights and Corruption: Indonesian Case for Reconciling Universalism and Relativism -- Part II Politics of Human Rights from Third World Perspectives -- Chapter 5 Human Rights and Indigenous Self-Government: The Taiwanese Experience -- Chapter 6 Colonial Continuities, Neoliberal Hegemony and Adivasi (Original Dweller) Space: Human Rights as Paradox and Equivocation in Contexts of Dispossession in India -- Chapter 7 Hindutva Politics-Impact on Human Rights -- Part III Rights of the Marginalized -- Chapter 8 Human Rights Violations in India: Exploring the Societal Roots of Marginality -- Chapter 9 Media, Cultural Rights and the Third World -- Chapter 10 The Fault Lines in Soviet-Style Accommodation of Minority Rights in Ethiopia -- Chapter 11 Human Rights and the Third World Other -- Part IV Rights for Children and Genders -- Chapter 12 Culture and Issues of Rights to the Eyes of the Indians with 'Other' Self-identities of Sexuality and Gender -- Chapter 13 Roots and Shoots of Female Feticide in Pockets of India-Lending Voice to the Voiceless -- Part V Rights of the Disabled and Health -- Chapter 14 The Rights of People Living with Disability from a Third World Perspective: The Zimbabwean Context -- Chapter 15 Disability in the Third World: A Critical Mapping of the Indian Scenario -- Chapter 16 "People's Health in People's Hands"-A Goal Ever-Elusive?
Part VI Expanding Frontiers of Human Rights -- Chapter 17 Human Rights and Information Society: Problematizing India -- Chapter 18 Biotechnology and Human Rights -- Notes on Contributors
Human Rights and the Third World: Issues and Discourses deals with the controversial questions on the universalistic notions of human rights. It finds Third World perspectives and seeks to open up a discursive space in the human rights discourse to address unresolved questions, citing issues and problems from different countries in the Third World
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bagchi, Subrata Sankar Human Rights and the Third World : Issues and Discourses Lanham, MD : Lexington Books,c2012 9780739197981
Subject Human rights - Developing countries
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Alt Author Das, Arnab
Bagchi, Subrata Sankar
Das, Arnab
Frick, Marie-Luisa
Dias, Clarence J
Mukhopadhyay, Aniruddha
Bhattacharya, Sayan
Wahyudi, Agus
Simon, Scott
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