Vol. 3, Issue 12 (2016)
New social movements: Advocacy for the protection of human rights
Author(s): Rajendra Prasad
Abstract: The term new social movement refers to those movements which have come up since mid-1960s. The new social movements look into various collective actions, their identity and on their relations for culture ideology and politics. The new social movements in India are women’s movement, the ecology movement, movement against corruption and various peace movements among others. The aim of the Present paper is to analysis the various new movements on human rights perspective.