Women and law : critical feminist perspectives /

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Imprint:New Delhi, India ; Thousand Oaks, California, USA : SAGE Publications, 2014.
Description:xxi, 305 pages ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Series:SAGE law
SAGE law.
Subject:Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- India.
Feminist jurisprudence -- India.
Feminism -- India.
Women's rights -- India.
Feministische Rechtswissenschaft.
Frau.
Rechtsstellung.
Feminism.
Feminist jurisprudence.
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Women's rights.
Indien.
India.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10096444
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Other authors / contributors:Kannabirà„n, Kalpana, editor.
ISBN:9788132113133 (hardback : alk. paper)
8132113136 (hardback : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • List of Tables
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Bringing Rights Home: Review of the Campaign for a Law on Domestic Violence
  • 2. Conjugality, Property, Morality and Maintenance
  • 3. Women, Forestspaces and the Law: Transgressing the Boundaries
  • 4. Women's Rights and Entitlements to Land in South Asia: Changing Forms of Engagements
  • 5. Outside the Realm of Protective Legislation: The Saga of Unpaid Work in India
  • 6. Gender Equality at Workplace: A Frozen Agenda
  • 7. Judicial Meanderings in Patriarchal Thickets: Litigating Sex Discrimination in India
  • 8. Women's Health and Law in India: Trends of Hope and Despair
  • 9. Prenatal Diagnosis: Where Do We Draw the Line?
  • 10. Religion, Feminist Politics and Muslim Women's Rights in India
  • 11. Women and State Violence: Where Is Justice?
  • About the Editor and Contributors
  • Index