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James Griffin

in On Human Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238781
eISBN:
9780191716478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238781.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the right to privacy. Topics covered include personhood and content of a human right to privacy, legal approaches to the right to privacy, privacy of information, privacy of ... More


The Rights Guaranteed to all Persons Deprived of their Liberty

Stefan Trechsel

in Human Rights in Criminal Proceedings

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271207
eISBN:
9780191709623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271207.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

Despite the obvious similarities between the texts of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), and the American Convention on ... More


Right to Information in India

Sudhir Naib

in The Right to Information Act 2005: A Handbook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067474
eISBN:
9780199081226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067474.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter aims to pinpoint the origins of the right to information (RTI) movement. It traces the trajectory of the entire movements, from Devdungri in Rajasamund district from 1987, till the RTI ... More


Linkages between Freedom of Expression and Unfair Competition Rules in International Trade: The Hertel Case and Beyond

Thomas Cottier and Sangeeta Khorana

in Human Rights and International Trade

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199285822
eISBN:
9780191700378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285822.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter seeks to explore the relationship between unfair competition rules and freedom of expression, including the right to provide and obtain information. Both areas are of uncontested ... More


Access to Information: Citizenship, Representative Democracy, and Catholic Social Thought

Barry Sullivan

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Barry Sullivan evaluates the relationship between government transparency, human dignity, and Catholic Social Teaching. In representative democracies, such as the United States, citizens have a right ... More


The Protection of Victims in Situations of Great Adversity or Defencelessness – I

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

in The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

It is significant that the need to secure the individuals' access to justice in the most adverse circumstances has been acknowledged in international case-law in recent years. Such has been the case, ... 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


The Right to Information Act 2005: A Handbook

Sudhir Naib

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067474
eISBN:
9780199081226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067474.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This handbook provides a comprehensive and detailed introduction to the Right to Information Act 2005. The Act, one of the most remarkable piece of legislation in the world, for the first time ... More


Key Issue 4: Personal Information – Dealing with Third-Party Data

Kevin Dunion

in Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of freedom of information as it is practiced in Scotland, with particular emphasis on issues concerning third-party data. One of the most common and contentious ... More


The Grievance Redress System under the Right to Education Act

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/9780199494286.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 5 examines the conceptual set-up of the grievance redress system created by the Right to Education Act, and analyses studies on its performance. It highlights the deficiencies of the current ... More


Leveraging Grass-roots Activism: The Right to Information Act, 2005

Rajesh Chakrabarti and Kaushiki Sanyal

in Shaping Policy in India: Alliance, Advocacy, Activism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199475537
eISBN:
9780199090853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199475537.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter sketches the evolution of the RTI Act. After pointing out far-reaching consequences of the Right to Information Act, and the worldwide move towards transparency, the chapter traces the ... More


Information indeed is power – people and their right to information

Dr. R Balasubramaniam and M N Venkatachaliah

in I, the Citizen: Unraveling the Power of Citizen Engagement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713514
eISBN:
9781501712470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713514.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter focuses on the passing of the Right to Information (RTI) Act in 2005, an important milestone in the history of democratic India which conferred upon common people the right to request ... More


The United Nations Development Programme

Joel E. Oestreich

in Development and Human Rights: Rhetoric and Reality in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190637347
eISBN:
9780190637378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637347.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

United Nations Development Programme worked to build a rights-based approach into each of its primary programming areas but with varying success. Access to justice programs, which seek to empower ... More


Conclusions

S. K. DAS

in Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068662
eISBN:
9780199080465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068662.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book argues that India must build a civil service for the twenty-first century to go with its growing competitiveness in the world stage. A modern, world-class civil service will improve India’s ... More


Social Mobilization for Public Accountability

Kuldeep Mathur

in Recasting Public Administration in India: Reform, Rhetoric, and Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199490356
eISBN:
9780199097036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490356.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines administrative accountability through the democratic pillar of public transparency. One of the pillars of democratic accountability is the availability of adequate information ... More


Post-retirement Placement

S. K. DAS

in Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068662
eISBN:
9780199080465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068662.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In India, almost all retiring or retired civil servants are offered some post-retirement position in the government. A post-retirement job is usually offered as a blandishment, a practice with ... More


Conclusion: On Collective Aspiration

Megan Moodie

in We Were Adivasis: Aspiration in an Indian Scheduled Tribe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226252995
eISBN:
9780226253183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226253183.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The last chapter expands the scope of the ethnographic account to reflect on aspiration and affirmative action as important sites of political inquiry in the contemporary world. Focusing on the ... More


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