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Pathways to Social Transformation: Delhi and the Human Right to Housing


Abstract The objective of this study was to better understand promising pathways to realizing human rights norms in the context of rapidly developing cities, and the role that the courts play in this process. Scholars have already started to ask these larger questions of social transformation; however, there continues to be a need for further research since the answers are vast and context-dependent. In order to contribute to these larger conversations, this project examined a key social right in Delhi – the right to housing. This study relied on interviews with key actors in Delhi’s housing sector as well as a review of housing rights cases in the Delhi High Court in order to understand what mechanisms various actors utilize in the context of Delhi... (more)
Created Date 2016-05-02
Contributor Hale, Nicole (Author) / Haglund, LaDawn (Thesis Director) / Aggarwal, Rimjhim (Committee Member) / Barrett, The Honors College
Subject Social Transformation / Housing / Human Rights
Series Academic Year 2015-2016
Type Text
Extent 118 pages
Language English
Rights All Rights Reserved
Collaborating Institutions Barrett, the Honors College
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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