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Theo-Ethical Response to Child Labour : Re-Claiming Human Value and Dignity
Authorship Description
Noknai Konyak.
Bibliographical Details xxii, 124 p. 23 cm.
Edition, Place & Publisher 1st ed. New Delhi, Christian World Imprints.
ISBN-10 9351486214
ISBN-13 9789351486213, 978-9351486213
Year of Publication 2022.
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The book attempts to prove that Child Labour is a social reality. It aims to address the reality faced by the working children in the Konyak Naga Community. It is an in-depth study to find out the fact; and intends to formulate and provide a reliable alternative theological-ethical response with an adequate answer to attend to the call of the neglected and unattended children.




Chapter 1: General Understanding of the Issue of Child Labour in India

1.1. Child Labour and Child Work: Conceptual Clarification
1.2. Child Labour in India: Situating a Reality
1.3. Types/Forms of Child Labour
1.4. Factors Accelerating Child Labour
1.5. Impact of Inappropriate Work for Children
1.6. Legal and Institutional Framework for Addressing Child Labour in India

Chapter 2: An Overview of Konyak Naga Community of Mon District

2.1. Outlining the State Profile
2.2. Defining and Understanding the Term “Konyak”
2.3. Socio-Cultural Structure
2.4. Economic Structure
2.5. Political Structure
2.6. Religious Setting
2.7. The Place and Role of Children in Konyak Society

Chapter 3: Analyzing Child Labour in Konyak Community: An Empirical Survey

3.1. General Descriptions
3.2. Profile of the Respondents
3.3. Awareness of Child Labour
3.4. Prevalence of Child Labour
3.5. Causes of Child Labour
3.6. Impact of Child Labour
3.7. Law and Child Labour
3.8. Combating Child Labour

Chapter 4: Meth: As Theological-Ethical Paradigm for Responding to Child Labour in the Konyak Society

4.1. Defining and Conceptualizing the Term Meth
4.2. Meth: Setting a Theological-Ethical Paradigm
4.3. Meth vis-à-vis Child Labour: A Critical Evaluation
4.4. Recommendation: Towards Preventive Measures

Appendix - I
Appendix - II


Noknai Konyak hails from Nokzang Village, Mon District of Nagaland. He obtained his Bachelor of Divinity (B.D.) Degree from Baptist Theological College, Pfütsero, Nagaland and Master of Theology (M.Th.) Degree in the department of Christian Ethics from Faith Theological Seminary, Manakala under Senate of Serampore College (University). Formerly, he served as missionary to Yangon (Myanmar) under Nagaland Missionary Movement (NMM). He is married to Mrs. Nyamjo Wenkhu and they are blessed with a beautiful daughter Jemimah Wenkhu and presently lives at Mon Town.


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