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Negotiating spaces : legal domains, gender concerns, and community constructs / edited by Flavia Agnes, Shoba Venkatesh Ghosh ; in association with Majlis Legal Centre.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Description:
xxvii, 385 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction. Flavia Agnes and Shoba Venkatesh Ghosh -- Citizenship at the margins : balancing visibility and invisibility : the case of the bar dancer of Mumbai / Flavia Agnes -- Women in sex work : Veshya Anyay Mukti Parishad / Meena Saraswathi Seshu -- Waving the 'colour purple' in the rainbow parade / Chayanika Shah -- Crossing communities : religious conversion, rights in marriage, and personal law / Samita Sen -- Making our own bed, and then lying in it : decisive women, adamant communities, complicit state / Association for Advocacy and Legal Initiatives (AALI) -- Towards understanding Muslim social reform : Jamait-ul-Mominath and its fatwas for women / A. Suneetha -- Abortion : feminist dilemmas / Nivedita Menon -- Local and customary fora : adapting and innovating rules of formal law / Vasudha Nagaraj -- Listening to women's voices : domestic violence and women's negotiations with law and public institutions / Anjali Dave -- Justice is a secret : 'compromise' in rape trials / Pratiksha Baxi -- Beyond property refusal : Indian women's discourses of inheritance / Srimati Basu -- Negotiating rights and relationships : Muslim women and inheritance / Nasreen Fazalbhoy -- Bargaining under the shadow of law : negotiating property rights in matrimonial disputes / Flavia Agnes -- Walking the tightrope : ensuring matrimonial property rights of women of Goa / Albertina Almeida.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780198076636 (hardback)
  • 0198076630 (hardback)
LCCN:
2013310452
OCLC:
794040161
Other standard number:
  • 99953539333
Related name:
RCP:
C - S