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Author Sharma, Arvind

Title Hindu narratives on human rights / Arvind Sharma

Publ Info Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger/ABC-CLIO, [2010]
2010
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 RWU Main Library  BL1215.H84 S52 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 167 pages ; 25 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents 1. Right to justice -- 2. Does Hinduism possess a concept of rights? -- 3. Freedom of religion -- 4. Hinduism and the right to property -- 5. Hinduism and the right to livelihood -- 6. Hinduism and the rights of children -- 7. Marriage and the rights of women : Sakauntala -- 8. Marriage and the rights of women : Savitri -- 9. Marriage and the right of a woman to choose her husband -- 10. Animal rights and Hinduism -- 11. Do Hindu women possess the right to study the Vedas? -- 12. rights of the child and the right to parenthood : a case study -- 13. discussion of law and morality from ancient India -- 14. Hinduism and egalitarianism -- 15. Hinduism and the rights of the dead -- 16. Human rights, human dignity, and Alexander's invasion of India -- App. I. Universal Declaration of Human Rights -- App. II. Hinduism and human rights : a critical excursus
LC subject Human rights -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism
Hinduism -- Doctrines
ISBN 9780313381614 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0313381615 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780313381621 (ebook)
0313381623 (ebook)