ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Rights Rethinking Theory and Practice

Rights Rethinking Theory and Practice

Whether seeking to protect civil rights of citizens or fighting for broader social economic rights, the focus of social movements generally has been state-centred and legalist. While this understanding has served in the last five decades to empower citizens there is a need today to rethink the emancipatory potential of rights as they are conceived by contemporary social movements.

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