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Indian Civil Society and the ‘International’

Mathew Joseph C.

in Political Science: Volume 4: India Engages the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198085409
eISBN:
9780199082469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085409.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the history of civil society activism in India and its link to the international/global civil society. It describes the civil society movements in India including the emergence ... More


The Representation Deficit in Civil Society

Neera Chandhoke

in Political Science: Volume 2: Indian Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084952
eISBN:
9780199082414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084952.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the literature on representation deficit in civil society in India. It discusses policymakers and civil society organization advocates’ establishment of parallel systems that ... More


Child Labour in India: Globalization, Power, and the Politics of International Children's Rights

Gurchathen S. Sanghera

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199466801
eISBN:
9780199087099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466801.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

India has the largest number of child labourers in the world, and has been the subject of intense media and political campaigns in the North aimed at addressing the abuse of children’s rights. This ... More


NGOs, Children’s Rights, and Child Labour in India: A Struggle on Two Fronts

Gurchathen S. Sanghera

in Child Labour in India: Globalization, Power, and the Politics of International Children's Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199466801
eISBN:
9780199087099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466801.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter focuses on three Delhi-based NGOs committed to children’s rights and the elimination of child labour. Along with discussing the human rights culture in India, it also outlines the ... More


Introduction

Gurchathen S. Sanghera

in Child Labour in India: Globalization, Power, and the Politics of International Children's Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199466801
eISBN:
9780199087099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466801.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter provides an overview of the book and outlines some of its distinguishing features: first, it synthesises a social constructionist account of human rights and power with postcolonial ... More


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