The book makes a critical intervention in contemporary discourses on Human Rights and examines them in the context of insurgency, particularly in North-East India. occupy different positions centering round the conflict.An attempt has been made here to bring together a host of critical views from these various perspectives. This book would be immensely useful to scholars and social activists who are looking for a starting point for a dialogic encounter in a climate of confusion and unrest in NE India.
Ranju R Dhamala is a professor of Political Science in Assam University, Silchar, Dr.Dharmala was a Reader in Political Science at the Centre for Himalaya studies, University of North Bengal. She had been the Director of the same Centre for three years. Sukalpa bhattacharjee is lecturer in the Department of English at GC College Silchar and Teacher Associate Fellow at the Inter University Center for Humanities, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla.
Preface, Introduction, Conceptualising Human Rights, Insurgency and Polity,
Insurgency, Human Rights: Towards a Counter Discourse