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  • Renunciation and Untouchability in India

    The Notional and the Empirical in the Caste Order, 1st Edition

    By Srinivasa Ramanujam

    This volume develops a historically informed phenomenology of caste and untouchability. It explores the idea of ‘Brahmin’ and the practice of untouchability by offering a scholarly reading of ancient and medieval texts. By going beyond the notions of purity and pollution, it presents a new…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge India

  • Dalit Text

    Aesthetics and Politics Re-imagined, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith Misrahi Barak, K. Satyanarayana, Nicole Thiara

    This book, companion to the much-acclaimed Dalit Literatures in India, examines questions of aesthetics and literary representation in a wide range of Dalit literary texts. It looks at how Dalit literature, born from the struggle against social and political injustice, invokes the rich and complex…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge India

  • Religious Symbols and the Intervention of the Law

    Symbolic Functionality in Pluralist States, 1st Edition

    By Sylvie Bacquet

    In contemporary pluralist states, where faith communities live together, different religious symbols and practices have to coexist. This may lead to conflicts between certain minority practices and the dominant majority, particularly around the manifestation of belief in the public domain which may…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Stigma, State Expressions and the Law

    Implications of Freedom of Speech, 1st Edition

    By Paul Quinn

    This book demonstrates that the difficulties the law is likely to encounter in regulating the expressive activities of the state, particularly with regard to the stigmatization of vulnerable groups and minorities. Freedom of speech is indispensable to a democratic society, enabling it to operate…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • The Far-Right in International and European Law

    1st Edition

    By Natalie Alkiviadou

    Since the Second World War, the international community has sought to prevent the repetition of destructive far-right forces by establishing institutions such as the United Nations and by adopting documents such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Jurisprudence and conventions directly…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Social Justice

    Interdisciplinary Inquiries from India, 1st Edition

    Edited by K. V. Cybil

    This book explores the political and philosophical underpinnings of exclusion and social injustice in India. It examines social movements, anti-caste uprisings, reformers like Ambedkar and Narayana Guru and writers like Foucault and Serres to establish a link between the political and social milieu…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge India

  • Social Exclusion and Justice in India

    1st Edition

    By P. S. Krishnan

    This book draws upon nearly seven decades of first-hand experiences from the ground to understand social exclusion, and movements and efforts for social justice in India. The author, a renowned champion of social justice for deprived social classes, delves into the roots of discrimination in Indian…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Child Rights and International Discrimination Law

    Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marit Skivenes, Karl Harald Søvig

    Societies and states are at a crossroad in how children are treated and how their rights are respected and protected. Children´s new position and their strong rights create tensions and challenge the traditional relationships between family and the state. The United Nations Convention on the Rights…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Fostering Accessible Technology through Regulation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Delia Ferri, G. Anthony Giannoumis

    Technology has attracted an increasing level of attention within studies of disability and disability rights. Many researchers and advocates have maintained skepticism towards technology out of the fear that technology becomes another way to ‘fix’ impairments. These skeptical views, however,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • The Judiciary, Discrimination Law and Statutory Interpretation

    Easy Cases Making Bad Law, 1st Edition

    By Michael Connolly

    In 1856, the US Supreme Court denied Dred Scott, now free of slavery, his Constitutional rights, solely because he was black. According to the Court, when the Constitution was drafted, some 60 years earlier, its authors would not have intended that ‘a subordinate and inferior class of beings’…

    Hardback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Human Rights Challenges

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its Continuing Relevance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carla Ferstman, Tony Gray

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was drafted by the UN Commission on Human Rights in the aftermath of the World War II in an attempt to address the wrongs of the past and plan for a better future for all.  With contributions from President Jimmy Carter, UNESCO Secretary General…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • International Disability Law

    A Practical Approach to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 1st Edition

    By Coomara Pyaneandee

    This book provides a concise guide to international disability law. It analyses the case law of the CRPD Committee and other international human rights treaty bodies, and provides commentaries on more than 50 leading cases. The author elaborates on the obligations of States Parties under the CRPD…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22
    Routledge

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