Social justice, although constitutionally accepted, has nowhere been clearly defined. Its meaning has changed from time to time and from generation to generation; it cannot be the same for the rich and the highly developed nations as well as for the poor developing nations. This is to underline that social justice has not remained a fixed concept in history and for all forms of societies and polities, but an everchanging one, from time to time and from place to place, according to the needs of the society concerned.
To ponder over the various aspects of social justice in Indian context, the MPISSR organised a national seminar. The present book is an outcome of this seminar. Papers included in this book throw a flood of intellectual light on different aspects of social justice as it is being realised in Indian society. These are written by experts in the area and many of whom have considerable experience in the field of social justice.
It is an important source book for all those who have an abiding interest, whether intellectual or pragmatic, in safeguarding and promoting social justice in India.