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Engendering Education: Prospects For a Rights‐Based Approach To Female Education Deprivation In India

Ramya Subrahmanian

in Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256457
eISBN:
9780191601989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256454.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines two challenges to promoting the right of education in India: economic and education policies, and the gender perspective used to justify a focus on women’s education. The ... More


Socio-economic Rights and Positive Duties

Sandra Fredman

in Human Rights Transformed: Positive Rights and Positive Duties

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199272761
eISBN:
9780191709814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272761.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter applies the approach developed in this book to familiar topics of socio-economic rights, focussing on housing, education, and welfare, and drawing on comparative experience in selected ... More


Globalization and Its Effects on the Emerging Jurisprudence on the Right to Education in South Africa and Nigeria

Avinash Govindjee and Elijah Adewale Taiwo

in Globalization, International Law, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074151
eISBN:
9780199080830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074151.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter highlights how the concepts of globalization and human rights intersect with the right to education with particular reference to South Africa and Nigeria. The chapter is divided into ... More


The Right to Education

Jayna Kothari

in The Future of Disability Law in India: A Critical Analysis of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act 1995

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077626
eISBN:
9780199080960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077626.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses provisions of the Indian Constitution concerning the right to free primary education and the co-relating rights to inclusive education guaranteed under Chapter V of the Persons ... More


Historical Attempts to Advance a Right to Education

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 3 addresses a likely challenge to arguments for a right to education as a matter of equal citizenship: that they are just utopian musings. In response, the chapter focuses on select moments ... More


The Rose Case: A Case Study in Legal Advocacy

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

To examine the opportunities and challenges of attempting to secure educational rights through courts, Chapter 4 offers a case study of a landmark school finance lawsuit from Kentucky, Rose v. ... More


Article 21A: Clues for Its Content in International Law and Socio-Economic Rights Adjudication in India

Florian Matthey-Prakash

in The Right to Education in India: The Importance of Enforceability of a Fundamental Right

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199494286
eISBN:
9780199097067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199494286.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 3 offers some guidance concerning the content of Article 21A. This question is approached purely legally, not politically. Therefore, the chapter does not describe what content would be ... More


The Blitzkrieg That Turned into a Stalemate (Kapil Sibal’s Tenure)

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the extraordinary efforts made by Kapil Sibal to reform almost every aspect of education, and his refreshing courage in advocating polices shunned by the political class such ... More


Popular Paternalism

Anita L. Allen

in Unpopular Privacy: What Must We Hide?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195141375
eISBN:
9780199918126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141375.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that coercive, paternalistic regulations are warranted to address indifference to privacy and data protection concerns spawned by internet and web use; but that even such laws ... More


Right against Economic Exploitation: Child Labour

Asha Bajpai

in Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199470716
eISBN:
9780199089079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199470716.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The phenomenon of child labour, estimates on its magnitude, available statistics, its causes and consequences, girl child labour and domestic child labour are discussed in this chapter. The link ... More


India's Rights Revolution: Has It Worked for the Poor?

S.K. Das

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081661
eISBN:
9780199082421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081661.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

During the last six years, India has given its citizens four important economic and social rights. With this, India has established one of the world’s most forward-looking structure of rights, and ... More


Property, Education, Elections

Brice Dickson

in Human Rights and the United Kingdom Supreme Court

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199697458
eISBN:
9780191752247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697458.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter evaluates the case law of the House of Lords and Supreme Court on rights guaranteed by Protocol No 1 to the European Convention—the right to property, education, and free elections. ... More


Sovereign Debt and the Right to Education

Ilias Bantekas

in Sovereign Debt and Human Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198810445
eISBN:
9780191847783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810445.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The nexus between education and sovereign debt has not always been obvious, although it is not difficult to conceive. This is because the stakeholders involved in debt politics and economics, but ... More


The Lord Giveth and the Lord Taketh Away (Judicial Policymaking)

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the personality and politics of Murli Manohar Joshi who was the Minister of Human Resource Development (MHRD) during the NDA Government (1998–2004), first truly non-Congress ... More


A Right to Equal Education: The Fourteenth Amendment and American Schools

Kathryn Schumaker

in Troublemakers: Students' Rights and Racial Justice in the Long 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479875139
eISBN:
9781479821365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875139.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the development of Fourteenth Amendment jurisprudence in the area of students’ rights during the 1960s and 1970s. It focuses in particular on the courts’ interpretation of ... More


Education Policy Making in the Shadow of an Enduring Democratic Dilemma

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter begins to advance the book’s main argument: that we should regard the education that prepares individuals for equal citizenship as a fundamental right that is shielded from majoritarian ... 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


Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Anne Newman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In this book, Anne Newman addresses urgent moral and policy questions about educational justice in a democratic society. She focuses on two questions that arise at the intersection of political ... More


The Future of Disability Law in India: A Critical Analysis of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act 1995

Jayna Kothari

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077626
eISBN:
9780199080960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077626.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This volume critically reviews the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Act of 1995 in India. It addresses the core themes of the statute, which revolve around equality and non-discrimination. It argues ... More


Introduction

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The introduction provides an overview of the book’s argument for a right to education and how that right can be realized through democratic activism. The introduction first notes how rights discourse ... More


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