This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 610
  • Course: MA in Development Studies
  • Semester: II
  • Title: Development and Human Rights
  • Stream: Economics
  • Description:

    Human rights, development, linkages between human rights and development; Perspectives: right to

    development - UN Declaration, �Rights based� approach to development; International convention on

    rights: Magna Carta, migration and trafficking; Indian Constitution and Human Rights: right to food,

    shelter, education and health, fulfilment of universal social and economic rights; Issues in India: right

    to food, employment, education, health, environment, child rights, women�s rights, development and

    displacement, development and human trafficking, impact of Information Communication

    Technologies (ICTs); Role of NGOs.


    Texts/ References:


    1. A. Clapham, Human Rights, Oxford University Press, 2007.

    2. R. Bhargava, Politics and Ethics of the Indian Constitution Oxford University Press, 2009.

    3. S. Hickey and D. Mitlin (eds.), Rights Based Approaches to Development: Exploring the Potentials and Pitfalls, Kumarian Press, 2009.

  • Text:

    A. Clapham, Human Rights, Oxford University Press, 2007.^$^R. Bhargava, Politics and Ethics of the Indian Constitution Oxford University Press, 2009.^$^S. Hickey and D. Mitlin (eds.), Rights Based Approaches to Development: Exploring the Potentials and Pitfalls, Kumarian Press, 2009.