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Women and family law reform in India

Archana Parashar

Women and family law reform in India

uniform civil code and gender equality

by Archana Parashar

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Published by Sage Publications in New Delhi, Newbury Park, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- India.,
    • Domestic relations -- India.,
    • Law reform -- India.,
    • Women and religion -- India.,
    • Feminist theory.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [322]-340) and index.

      StatementArchana Parashar.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKNS516 .P37 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination348 p. ;
      Number of Pages348
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1705736M
      ISBN 100803994230, 0803994249
      LC Control Number92007100

      In an analysis of Islamic law through the prism of gender, Judith Tucker tackles these complex questions relating to the position of women in Islamic society, and to the ways in which the legal system impacted on the family, property rights, space and sexuality, from classical and medieval times to the present. Book > Academic Books > Family Law × × × Create a flyer for "Women and Family Law Reform in India" Please select from the following options what you would like to be included in the flyer. Table of Contents. Features/New to this edition. CAPTCHA.

      students to new ways of looking at family law, bringing issues of social justice, particularly as they relate to practices of infanticide, dowry, sati, wife battering and other customary practices within the context of an understanding of family law. Comprehensive Module Module-1 (Number of Lectures –05) Basics of Family Law. Muslim family affairs in India are governed by the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act, (often called the "Muslim Personal Law"). It was one of the first acts to be passed after the Government of India Act became operational, introducing provincial autonomy and a form of dyarchy at the federal level. It replaced the so-called "Anglo-Mohammedan Law" previously operating for.

      political bargaining, the colonial governors generally ceded authority in family law matters to the customary and/or canonical law of the dominant religions, 3. See W.H. Rattigan, Customary Law in India, 10 LAw MAG. & L. REv. 1,(5th ser. ) (describing the unwritten customary law of Indian villages). 4. Abortion Law Reform in Nepal: Women’s Right to Life and Health travelled across the border to India for services use family planning. Women in rural areas suffer most, as traditions are more closely adhered to, and in desperation they are often forced into the.


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Women-Legal status, laws, etc.-India.; Family law - India.; Women - Rights - Law Contents. Machine derived contents note: Introduction ; Women in India ; A Critical Analysis ; Personal Laws ; Hindu Law Reform ; The Goal of Uniformity and Sex Equality ; Reforms in Minority Religious Personal Laws ; Uniform Civil Code ; Women versus Minorities.

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Together, the books span legal change in India over two centuries when women’s rights were negotiated, rewritten, and coded.

In doing so, they provide a comprehensive and significant understanding of why progressive laws, once passed, continue to. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.

[) and index. Contents. Introduction Women in India A Critical Analysis Personal Laws Hindu Law Reform The Goal of Uniformity and Sex Equality Reforms in Minority Religious Personal Laws Uniform Civil Code Women versus Minorities Conclusion. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Parashar, Archana.

Women and family law reform in India. New Delhi ; Newbury Park, Calif.: Sage Publications, Arrest of Fair Sex Fairly: Under Article 14 of Indian constitution men and women are equal but simultaneously Article15 (3) empowers the state to make provisions in favour of women Women's Human Right: More Said Than Done: human rights for women, as for all individuals, are protected in international law.

Indian amalgam that has come to be known as ‘personal law’ for the various religious groupings in India. In the second section, Agnes examines the progress - or lack thereof - of personal law reform of colonial statutes with respect to Hindus and Muslims after independence. She explores both the positive and problematic effects of gender.

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Author Bio Lynn Welchman is currently Director of the Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.