Writing Wrongs: The Cultural Construction of Human Rights in India

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This book examines the 'cultural apparatus' of Human Rights in India today. It unravels discourses of victimhood, oppression, suffering and witnessing through a study of autobiographies, memoirs, reportage and media coverage, and documentaries. Moving across multiple media and genres for their representations of Dalits, riot victims, prisoners, abused and abandoned women and children, examining the formal properties of victim texts for their documentation of trauma, and analyzing the role of the sympathetic imagination, ...

Writing Wrongs: The Cultural Construction of Human Rights in India 2016, CRC Press, London

ISBN-13: 9781138662551

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Writing Wrongs: The Cultural Construction of Human Rights in India 2011, Routledge India, London

ISBN-13: 9780415529082

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