The Wages of Impunity: Power, Justice, and Human Rights
Orient BlackSwan, 2004 - Civil rights - 372 pages
The Wages of Impunity consists of essays on human rights and civil liberties in India. Reiterating the indispensability of fundamental rights, the essays focus on aspects such as secularism, socialism, and the right to life, liberty, free speech and association. Using the Constitution as the point of departure, the author opens up the complexity of rights through incisive analyses of case law on each of these aspects.
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