Book Details

Book title: Child Labour A Socio-Legal Perspective
Author(s): V.K. Diwan
ISBN: 9788182743601
Publication Year: 2009
Binding: HB
Pages: 732
Price: Rs. 1450 Rs. 1450
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The book titled ``Child Labor: A Socio-Legal Perspective`` provides readers with a complete overview of the issue both in Indian and global context. It reflects briefly on the contemporary trends in global child labor problem. A comparative analysis of global child labor scenario is presented. Major international child labor laws and related human rights laws to child labor are discussed in detail. A Report on proposed Convention and recommendation prepared by the Committee on Child Labor is dealt. This Encyclopedia also provides readers with selected national laws on child labor and the action plans and programs being followed for the elimination of child labor problem in India. India`s child labor rules and related initiatives are analyzed critically vis-à-vis various attempts being made towards elimination of child labor globally.

In addition, this Encyclopedia proved readers with a brief listing of acronyms on the subject, glossary of related terms, and detailed bibliography for the purpose of further referencing and research. An appendix proving supporting documents is presented. A brief index is provided herein to make this encyclopedia user-friendly. It is believed that this publication would go a long way on elaborating upon the various multilateral and bilateral agreements on the subject under analysis. Finally, we are thankful to our publishers for bringing out this encyclopedia superbly within stipulated time period. Constructive criticism and suggestions are welcome from all quarters for enhancing the quality and utility of this work.

The book will prove a boon to the society especially to the Bar, the Bench and the NGOs, who have been working on the issue of child labor. The public at large will also a benefit from it to a great extent.

ABOUT Author


V. K. Dewan is a senior advocate, with notable contributions to the legal profession. He has attained global name and fame with his pen. Apart from his innumerable books related to North-East, to his astounding success and credit are law books on variety of subjects like: Law of Arbitration (2 Vols.); Law of Elections; Law of Injunction; Key to Injunction; Civil Minor Acts; Supereme Court Civil Referencer (4 Vols.) (1950 to 2000); Better criminal Referencer (2 Vols.); Offences Relating to Women; Law of Dowry; Law of Maintenance; Law of Citizenship & Foreigners; Prosecution System in India; Law Relating Bails and Remand; Consumer Digest; Digest on IPC; Supreme Court on Civil Laws; Bouncing of Cheques and many more.

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