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Published: 25 August 2016

780 Pages


ISBN: 9780199467211

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Women and Law in India

Flavia Agnes, Sudhir Chandra, and Monmayee Basu

  • Three essential works on gender equality and law, one great omnibus
  • How have Indian laws evolved with regard to women's rights? What curbs the reach of the progressive laws introduced in India? These three texts highlight the fact that legislations in the past more than fifty years have not brought about gender equality in its real sense.
  • Law and Gender Inequality maps the issue of gender and law reforms upon a canvas of history and politics, and explores strategies that could safeguard women's rights within the bounds of India's complex social and political landscape.
  • Enslaved Daughters reveals the inner working of India's legal system during the colonial period and studies the conflicting and overlapping ideologies underpinning it.
  • Hindu Women and Marriage Law studies the development and changes in Hindu marriage laws over the last century.

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