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Women and law : critical feminist perspectives / edited by Kalpana Kannabiran.

Contributor(s): Kannabiran, Kalpana [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: SAGE law.Publisher: New Delhi ; Los Angeles : SAGE, 2014Description: xxi, 305 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9788132113133 (hbk.).Subject(s): Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- India | Feminist jurisprudence -- India | Feminism -- India | Women's rights -- IndiaDDC classification: 346.540134 WOM Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
1.Bringing Rights Home: Review of the Campaign for a Law on Domestic Violence /​ Indira Jaising 2.Conjugality, Property, Morality and Maintenance /​ Flavia Agnes 3.Women, Forestspaces and the Law: Transgressing the Boundaries /​ Sagari R. Ramdas 4.Women's Rights and Entitlements to Land in South Asia: Changing Forms of Engagements /​ Meera Velayudhan 5.Outside the Realm of Protective Legislation: The Saga of Unpaid Work in India /​ Padmini Swaminathan 6.Gender Equality at Workplace: A Frozen Agenda /​ D. Nagasaila 7.Judicial Meanderings in Patriarchal Thickets: Litigating Sex Discrimination in India /​ Kalpana Kannabiran 8.Women's Health and Law in India: Trends of Hope and Despair /​ Shruti Pandey 9.Prenatal Diagnosis: Where Do We Draw the Line? /​ Rachana Johri 10.Religion, Feminist Politics and Muslim Women's Rights in India /​ Zoya Hasan 11.Women and State Violence: Where Is Justice? /​ Anita Tiphagne.
Summary: How should we approach the problem of "women and law"? Should the focus be on women-centred laws and their efficacy? This title examines these questions.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1.Bringing Rights Home: Review of the Campaign for a Law on Domestic Violence /​ Indira Jaising
2.Conjugality, Property, Morality and Maintenance /​ Flavia Agnes
3.Women, Forestspaces and the Law: Transgressing the Boundaries /​ Sagari R. Ramdas
4.Women's Rights and Entitlements to Land in South Asia: Changing Forms of Engagements /​ Meera Velayudhan
5.Outside the Realm of Protective Legislation: The Saga of Unpaid Work in India /​ Padmini Swaminathan
6.Gender Equality at Workplace: A Frozen Agenda /​ D. Nagasaila
7.Judicial Meanderings in Patriarchal Thickets: Litigating Sex Discrimination in India /​ Kalpana Kannabiran
8.Women's Health and Law in India: Trends of Hope and Despair /​ Shruti Pandey
9.Prenatal Diagnosis: Where Do We Draw the Line? /​ Rachana Johri
10.Religion, Feminist Politics and Muslim Women's Rights in India /​ Zoya Hasan
11.Women and State Violence: Where Is Justice? /​ Anita Tiphagne.

How should we approach the problem of "women and law"? Should the focus be on women-centred laws and their efficacy? This title examines these questions.

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