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The no-nonsense guide to minority rights in South Asia

The no-nonsense guide to minority rights in South Asia

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Published by South Asia Forum for Human Rights in Kathmandu, Nepal .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Rita Manchanda.
ContributionsManchanda, Rita., South Asia Forum for Human Rights.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLAW+
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 132 p. :
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16277931M
LC Control Number2006454885

The book is a part of the Eurasia-Net project on the protec-tion of minorities in Europe and in South Asia that Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group (CRG) was involved in during the last couple of years. In a sense, the project stands in continuity with CRG’s earlier works on issues of forced migration, autonomy, rights and justice, and so on File Size: 2MB. Günther Rautz I. Personal Data II. Projects and Fields of Interest III. Publications EURAC Research book, Bozen, , ISBN The No-Nonsense Guide to Minority Rights in South Asia, Rita Manchanda (ed.), South Asia Forum for Human Rights, New Delhi

Anglo-Indians are a mixed-race, Christian and Anglophone minority community which arose in South Asia during the long period of European colonialism. An often neglected part of the British Raj, their presence complicates the traditional binary through which British imperialism is viewed – of ruler and ruled, coloniser and colonised. Justin Gest's The New Minority is, as its subtitle says, about white working class people, particularly in England and the United States, who are coping with what they see as problems of immigration and economic inequality. As Gest says in the book himself, although white working class people really do count as a minority, different in too many respects from their white upper-class /5.

Roman rule in Asia Minor. to the end of the third century after Christ / by: Magie, David, Published: (). CHAPTER II Concept of Minority " The promotion and protection of the rights of persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities contribute to the political and social stability of States in which they live"29 Introduction Almost all States have one or more minority .


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Peter Steven looks at the ever greater concentration of ownership and at the convergence of technologies and media functions. This publication contains case studies on human and minority rights in the South Asian countries, including a special focus on the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), and articles on different forms of National Human Rights Commission and Immigration to the UK and «new minorities».

It is further complemented by an in-depth study on Autonomy, Kashmir and International. South Asia State of Minorities Report Mapping the Terrain seeks to provide a regional overview on minority rights’ precepts and practices in the region, offering a set of country-specific and region-wide recommendations.

The report presents six country chapters – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal,File Size: 2MB. The book is an in-depth study of the rights of minorities guaranteed by the respective constitutions of South Asian countries India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan.

The book is definitely a positive addition to the existing knowledge and scholarship It develops a cross-country perspective to minority rights, and constructs the minority in contradistinction to the nation and state Social Change.

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Rita Manchanda is an established writer, scholar-researcher, and human rights activist specializing in conflicts and peace-building in South Asia with particular attention to vulnerable and marginalized groups, that is, women, minorities, indigenous peoples, and forcibly displaced persons.

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