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The Legal Right to Housing in India

The Legal Right to Housing in India

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  • Author: Anindita Mukherjee, National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad, India
  • Publication planned for: October 2019
  • availability: Not yet published - available from October 2019
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108720274

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  • This book on constructing a legal right to housing in India seeks to achieve three ends: first, examine the costs incurred in translating a moral right into the language of the law; second, unpack the ways in which existing law and policy impact the realisation of the right to housing and situate any attempt to legally guarantee the right within this context; and finally, begin thinking through the many complexities that will arise should the right be articulated within the law. A comprehensive chronology of central housing law and policy provides the descriptive background for this analytical text, while also acting as a rich introductory resource on the subject. Asserting a need as a right and then seeking legislative recognition for the right is a formula often used in rights struggles. This book takes a critical look at this process, in order to facilitate informed engagement with the law.

    • Provides the sole text to discuss the legal recognition of the right to housing in India
    • Includes a comprehensive chronological table on central interventions in relation to housing in India
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    • Publication planned for: October 2019
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108720274
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 mm
    • availability: Not yet published - available from October 2019
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword
    Acknowledgements
    List of Abbreviations
    List of Cases
    List of Statutes
    Introduction
    1. The act of definition
    2. The Indian State in response to housing claims
    3. Mapping the legal environment
    Conclusion
    Annexure 1. Central housing law and policy
    Annexure 2. National campaign for housing rights
    Annexure 3. The national right to homestead bill, 2013
    References
    Index.

  • Author

    Anindita Mukherjee, National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad, India
    Anindita Mukherjee is a Research Fellow at the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, Hyderabad. Her research focuses on the ways in which the law structures the physical spaces we inhabit, through its conceptions of publicness. A fascination with the processes of claim-making before the law, especially by social justice movements, led her to study the implications of constructing a legal right to housing.

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