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In Custody - a book by Ramakrishnan, Nitya

In Custody

Law, Impunity and Prisoner Abuse in South Asia

In Custody( )
Author: Ramakrishnan, Nitya
Series title:SAGE Law Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $84.00
Book Description:

In Custody examines the professed and actual commitment to custodial justice on the part of six South Asian countries. India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have all been affected by the geopolitics of colonialism. Nineteenth century Europe is often simplistically seen as the ideological source of the rights discourse in South Asia. But, like any ideological theme, the discourse on rights is also a negotiated space. Resistance created a need to justify...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Criminology
Social Science / Penology
Political Science / Human Rights
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 Inches

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