This book is an outcome of the research papers presented in various technical sessions in the national seminar on social exclusion and marginalisation: the human rights education perspective organised with the funding support form UGC, New Delhi in the Department of Sociology, Gandhigram Rural Institute--Deemed University. This book also carries the key-note address paper of Dr. Justice A.R. Lakshmanan, Former Judge of Supreme Court of India and Former Chairman Law Commission of India and thematic paper of Prof. S. Gurusamy Professor of Sociology and Seminar Director. The focused issues deliberated in the seminar were social exclusion and marginalisation had been the major issue in almost all sessions with specific segments like Dalit and Adivasi: human rights perspective, women and children perspective, the elderly persons and economic dimensions, dimensions and implications, inclusive growth, plight of transgender, human rights education in curriculum etc. in addition two symposia were also organised with the focus on social exclusion and marginalisation in Indian society and HRE in curriculum.
The research papers included in this book make a comprehensive analysis on the thematic issues identified for this seminar within the frame work of human rights education. The recommendations made through this seminar are expected to influence the policy of inclusive growth within the broad frame work of human rights education in the Indian context. This book is organised in 40 chapters, each chapter is relevant, precise and fulfills the core and thematic issues identified for this seminar.
This book is expected to fulfill the teaching research and extension needs of academics, research scholars, students, pursuing subject like sociology, anthropology, social work, history, economics, political science, rural development, women studies, futurology, public administration, etc. Apart from this, the book is also expected to assist CBOs, Gos, NGOs and social workers engaged in social intervention and rural development activities with the special reference to social exclusion and marginalization within the broad frame work of human rights education.