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An epilogue
Saurabh Dube

innocence and idea, the space and time, of India. 17 Emergences These mid-twentieth-century modernists had arguably anticipated the unraveling of the South Asian nations from the 1960s onwards. If in Pakistan such undoing entailed the central place of authoritarian governments and military regimes, in India the idealism of the past was replaced by a manipulative politics, cynical

in Subjects of modernity
David McGrogan

emphasise how pervasive this motivation is through the field of practice. Perhaps the best illustration can be found in the form in which most future advocates will encounter formal human rights doctrine – academic textbooks. Take, for example, the introduction to Goodhart’s Human Rights: Politics and Practice . 137 Here, in a common pattern, we find a series of events described, all of which “would be difficult,” we are told, “to talk about […] without invoking human rights.” 138 [An] authoritarian government silences a critical independent media; rural

in Critical theory and human rights