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Introduction, Pp 1-12

1  Mistry, Rohinton. 1997. A Fine Balance. New York: Vintage.

2  Baxi, Upendra. 1989. "From Human Rights To The Right To Be Human: Some Heresies," in Smitu Kothari and Harsh Sethi, eds., Rethinking Human Rights, op. cit., pp. 151-166, 159.

3  For more on this distinction see Bobbio, Noberto. 1996. Left & Right: The Significance of a Political Distinction. Allan Cameron, ed., and trans. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

4  Hardisty, Jean. 1999. Mobilizing Resentment, Conservative Resurgence from the John Birch Society to the Promisekeepers. Boston: Beacon Press. P. 8.

5  Hardisty, Jean, and Peter Snoad. 1996. "Unmasking the Political Right: A Fifteen Year Report 1981-1996." Somerville: Political Research Associates. See

6  Berlet, Chip. 2002. "Hard Times on the Hard Right: Why Progressives Must Remain Vigilant." The Public Eye vol. 16, no. 1, Spring, pp. 1-22, 7,10.

7  Ibid., p. 8.

8  Pharr, Suzanne. 1988. Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism. (New York City: Chardon Press). Pp. 8-9.

9  Ibid., 10-11.

10  Ibid., 11.

11  Ibid., 53.

12  Ibid., 55-56.

13  Cook, Mark. 2001. "Dissent and Punishment: How and why justice is denied for political prisoners like Mumia Abu-Jamal," Freedom Socialist 22(2), (July-September). See (November 29, 2004).

14  Davis, Angela. 2003. Are Prisons Obsolete? (New York: Seven Stories Press). P. 16.


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