Monday, December 21, 2009
Sociology Of Human Rights: A Study On Dhankut Of District Bahraich Of U.P.(India)
Sociology Of Human Rights: A Study On Dhankut Of District Bahraich Of U.P.(India) Dr.Alok Chantia (Lecturer)*, Dr.Preeti Misra (Lecturer)***Prisident&**Vice President, Indian Association Of Social Scientists, 12/119, Indira Nagar Lucknow, U.P.(India)Key words- Human rights, culture, DhankutAbstract- Culture was formed by man to generate his right against uncertain nature but after its inception, man became parasite on it and he/she found helplessness for his/her survival away from culture.so dependency on culture made an environment to anlyse culture in terms of right. every culture has its limits and carrying capacity,so expansion of population created more serious problem regarding rights which is a politico-legal approach of human rights. Every micro and macro culture bear some political organization which is nothing but human right protection device. so human right is not a new area. It understood more seriously after the second world war. How does human right act within a group? what does a group want in human rights? what are the parameters og human rights? all these have been analysed in a micro group Dhankut of District Bahraich of U.P. of India. It is almost an illeterate endogamous group of 2687 people who are living in Dhankuttypura. In caste specific India they are not listed under any defined four caste.This group is famous for cross-cousin and parallel cousin marriage while such marriage are illegal among general groups. They are also not listed as sceduled caste/scheduled tribe/other backward class according to Indian Constitutional safegaurds.After living in the middle of the city they font visit civil court and district hospital due their megre earning and poverty.Sociologically,an attempt has been made to sketch typology of huamn rights in the light of socio-cultural life of Dhankut.it is an emperical study which will be a boon to understand Human rights sociologically.