Tools of Justice: Non-discrimination and the Indian Constitution

Tools of Justice: Non-discrimination and the Indian Constitution

by Kalpana Kannabiran


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138857087
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/05/2015
Pages: 520
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.05(d)

About the Author

Kalpana Kannabiran, founder of Asmita Collective in Secunderabad and currently Director of the Council for Social Development, Hyderabad, India.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Liberty and Non-Discrimination: The Scope of Intersectional Jurisprudence Part I. Mapping Disability Discrimination in India 2. Trends in Disability Rights Jurisprudence 3. Recognition of Discrimination Based on Disability 4. Interpreting Disability Rights Part II. Discrimination and the Standard Measures of Diversity 5. The Social Contexts of Caste in India 6. The Caste System, Justice and the Law 7. Untouchability and the Right to Personal Liberty 8. Adivasi Homelands and the Question of Liberty 9. Plural Societies, Religious Minorities and Discrimination Part III. Sex, Gender and the Denial of Freedoms 10. Genealogies of Resistance to Sex Discrimination in India 11. Sex Discrimination Jurisprudence in India 12. Sexual Assault and the Right to Liberty 13. Rethinking the Constitutional Category of Sex 14. Conclusion: Eliminating Hostile Environments — Non-Discrimination, Liberty and an Insurgent Constitutionalism. Bibliography. About the Author. Index

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