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Key texts on social justice in India

Contributor(s): Roohi, Sanam [Editor] | Samaddar, Ranabir [Editor].
Series: State of Justice in India: Issues of Social Justice, Vol.IV. Publisher: New Delhi Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd., 2009Description: 595 p.ISBN: 9788132100645.Subject(s): Social justice - IndiaDDC classification: 303.3720954 Summary: Key Texts on Social Justice in India carries forward the debate on social justice as the fourth volume of the series. It brings out the relational nature of justice as well as the fragmented nature of its existence. This final part of a four-part set, which is a compendium of key texts on social justice, explores how well the law fares in delivering justice, how violence becomes an essential part of the popular notion of justice and how the dynamics of justice is linked with the emergence of marginal situations. Each text is, on one hand, an appeal for justice, or a response to the urge for justice, and, on the other, a manifesto that state actions fall short of ensuring justice. This compilation is meant for the students and researchers working in the fields of justice, sociology and law. It will serve as supplementary text in law as well as a source book that gives a comprehensive analysis of justice in the Indian scenario. (Source: www.uk.sagepub.com)
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Key Texts on Social Justice in India carries forward the debate on social justice as the fourth volume of the series. It brings out the relational nature of justice as well as the fragmented nature of its existence. This final part of a four-part set, which is a compendium of key texts on social justice, explores how well the law fares in delivering justice, how violence becomes an essential part of the popular notion of justice and how the dynamics of justice is linked with the emergence of marginal situations. Each text is, on one hand, an appeal for justice, or a response to the urge for justice, and, on the other, a manifesto that state actions fall short of ensuring justice. This compilation is meant for the students and researchers working in the fields of justice, sociology and law. It will serve as supplementary text in law as well as a source book that gives a comprehensive analysis of justice in the Indian scenario. (Source: www.uk.sagepub.com)

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