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Upholding justice, social, psychological and legal perspectives, edited by Sibnath Deb, G. Subhalakshmi and Kaustuv Chakraborti

This book critically examines the social, psychological and legal perspectives of justice. It brings together a wide range of contemporary and relevant issues relating to the gross violation of human rights and presents situation-based evidence from firsthand experiences of behavioral, social as well as legal professionals. It deals with themes such as civic and legal rights of children; dignity of the third gender in India; food justice in a welfare state; rights of disabled children; secret marriage of individuals with mental health challenges; and ethics and good governance. Topical and comprehensive, this book will be an excellent read for scholars and researchers of political studies, legal studies, human rights, psychology, behavioral studies, political sociology, sociology, development studies, governance and public policy, and South Asian studies. It will also interest policy makers, NGOs, activists and professionals in the field
Table Of Contents
Introduction: Upholding Justice -- Upholding Justice for Ensuring Equity and Equality / Sibnath Deb, G. Subhalakshmi and Kaustuv Chakraborti -- Part 1. Social Perspectives : Justice for Children / Kim Oates -- Protection of the Rights and Dignity of the Third Gender in India: Need of the Hour / Aleena Maria Sunny and Sibnath Deb -- The Rights of the Children of Commercial Sex Workers: A Situational Analysis / Swathisha P. and Sibnath Deb -- Food Justice in a Welfare State: Dynamics of the Public Distribution System in India / Bishakha Majumdar -- From Subjection to Liberation: The Shifting Scenario and Current Status of Women in Indian Society / Shikha Soni and Sibnath Deb -- Disability Laws: Relevance, Implementation and Revisions / Anjali Gireesan -- Parental Alienation and Its Associated Controversies: Considerations from the Viewpoint of Brazilian Legislation / Marina S.L.B. Castro and Lucia C.A. Williams -- Part 2: Psychological Perspectives : Parental Identity Crisis: A Platform for Injustice to Mentally Ill Offspring / Nilanjana Sanyal -- Secret Marriage of Individuals with Mental Health Challenges: Analyzing Legal Aspects / Sibnath Deb -- The Volatile Situation in Kashmir and Its Impact on the Mental Health of Common People / Aehsan Ahmad Dar and Sibnath Deb -- Part 3. Legal Perspectives : Cultivating Local Capacity to Restructure Nepali Governance / Keshav K. Acharya and John Scott -- Role of Law Commission in Bringing Need-Based Legislation for Upholding Justice / Justice Ravi R. Tripathi -- The 'Enforcement Crisis' and Social Rights in India / Kamala Sankaran -- Inducing Competitive Advantage in Judiciary at the District Level / Pradip Banerjee -- Judicial Activism: A Tool Towards Upholding Justice / G. Subhalakshmi -- Ensuring Timely Justice: Issues and Challenges / Asis Pal
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