The International Journal of Human Rights covers an exceptionally broad spectrum of human rights issues: human rights and the law, race, religion, gender, children, class, refugees and immigration. In addition to these general areas, the journal publishes articles and reports on the human rights aspects of: genocide, torture, capital punishment and the laws of war and war crimes. To encourage debate, the editors publish Forum pieces and discussion papers from authorative writers in the field. They also welcome comments, reflections, thematic essays and review articles and critical surveys of the literature.
The journal is essential reading for academics and students of political science and international law, officers in relevant NGOs, lawyers, politicians and civil servants, human rights activists, and the interested general public.
Introduction Echoes from the woods: at the crossroads of forest struggles and human rights in postcolonial India Rahul Ranjan & Prakash Kashwan
Articles State, forest and Adivasis at crossroads: Netarhat field firing range and contestations over rights Anjana Singh
Our rights are carved in stone: the case of the Pathalgadi movement in Simdega, Jharkhand Eva Davidsdottir
Excluded Areas as the limit of the political: the murky boundaries of Scheduled Areas in India Shaunna Rodrigues
Our land is banked: forest rights, consent and the invention of a legal exception as land banks Arpitha Kodiveri
(Un)Doing rights: Adivasi participation in governance discourses in an area of civil unrest in India Gunjan Wadhwa
The UN declaration on the rights of peasants, national policies, and forestland rights of India’s Adivasis Prakash Kashwan, Ishan Kukreti & Rahul Ranjan