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Encyclopaedia of Human Rights: A Postulation (Set of 2 Vols)

Price : $129.75
ISBN # : 9789380014975
Author : D.K. Wadhwa & M.K. Singh
pages: 592
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 2
Publisher : Surendra Publications
Published : 2011

Some understanding about the nature of human rights can be gleaned from the various reasons that can be advanced for holding them. A prime concern is to offer protection from tyrannical and authoritarian calculations. Human rights abuses are monitored by United Nations committees, national institutions and governments and by many independent non-governmental organizations, such as Amnesty International, International Federation of Human Rights, Human Rights Watch, World Organization Against Torture, Freedom House, International Freedom of Expression Exchange and Anti-Slavery International. Human Rights are thus conceived in a universalist and egalitarian fashion. The book endeavors to provide all requirements of students and teachers to enable them to achieve success in social work and related activities. This book would be of great use to policymakers and planners as well as academicians who are interested to save the succeeding generations from the courage of Human Rights.

Table of Contents:

Introduction
Historical Origins of Human Rights
Human Rights and the Caste System
Human Rights Movement and NGOs
Human Rights Violations
Laws Regarding Rights of Self-determination of Human Rights
International Human Rights and its Principles
Factors Affecting the Adoption of a Human Rights-based Approach
Human Rights in India
European Union Regional Integration and Human Rights
Impact Assessments of Human Rights
Women Laws in India
Federal Laws and Human Resource Practices in India
Social Rights and the Concept of Human Rights
Women, Human Rights and Poverty
Full Owners of Human Rights and Embracing Women
International Human Rights Law and NGO
Bibliography
Index

Author Bio:
D.K. Wadhwa, b. 1963, B.A. (Hons.), M.A and M.Phil in Political Science from Kirori Mal College under Delhi University, is a widely acclaimed name in the sphere to which he pertains to. He is at present Associate Professor, Dept of Political Science under Magadh University. He has submitted several research projects and written several articles on various social issues like children, Women, Human Rights, etc.

M.K. Singh, who has obtained his all higher degrees from Delhi University, is a widely acclaimed author and scholar. He has authored so many books on social sciences. He is known all over the academic world for his intellect and insight. A social scientist to the core, having attended many seminars and workshops, he has written many articles on the subjects pertaining to social sciences. He had also been selected for Ethiopia University as Professor.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Monday 20 February, 2012.
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