Marriage and its discontents : women, Islam and the law in India / Sylvia Vatuk.

Author
Vatuk, Sylvia [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • New Delhi : Women Unlimited, an associate of Kali for Women, 2017.
  • ©2017
Description
xviii, 273 pages ; 23 cm

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
'Where will she go? What will she do?' : paternalism in the administration of Muslim personal law in contemporary India -- Muslim women and personal law -- The 'cancer of dowry' in Muslim marriages : themes in the popular rhetoric from the south Indian Muslim press -- Divorce at the wife's initiative : options and implications for women's welfare? -- Islamic feminism in India : Muslim women activists and the reform of Muslim personal law -- Change and continuity in marital alliance patterns : Muslims in south India, 1800-2012 -- What can divorce stories reveal about Muslim marriages? -- Maintenance for divorced Muslim women after the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986 : a view from the lower courts.
ISBN
  • 9789385606090 ((hardback))
  • 9385606093 ((hardback))
LCCN
2016334213
OCLC
967564110
RCP
C - S

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