ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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A Tribute to K Balagopal

Maoist Justice vs Liberal Justice

Can violence become a means to justice? Should an oppressed community give any consideration to the principle of liberty? Using K Balagopal’s position on human rights as the backdrop, a theoretical approach to human rights is presented. The Maoist movement’s communitarian approach to rights, where every fight for justice is reduced to “us versus them,” comes at a high cost to overall justice in society. Instead, the only reasonable approach is one that recognises multiple credible claims to justice from myriad interests of individuals and groups across society.



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Updated On : 9th Oct, 2019

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