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Gender and Community: Muslim Women's Rights in India

Vrinda Narain - Law - 2001 - 202 pages
These issues are significant not only for Muslim women in India, but also in the broader context of the accommodation of cultural diversity in pluralist democracies."--BOOK JACKET.
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Decolonizing Democracy: Transforming the Social Contract in India

Christine Keating - Political Science - 2011 - 168 pages
Most democratic theorists have taken Western political traditions as their primary point of reference, although the growing field of comparative political theory has shifted ...
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Taking Sides

Rudolf C Heredia - Literary Collections - 2012 - 408 pages
One of the biggest challenges facing India today is the question of reservation for the nation’s minority communities. Although the Constitution of India affirms equal justice ...
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Gender, Ethnicity and Political Agency: South Asian Women Organizing

Shaminder Takhar - Social Science - 2013 - 256 pages
This book examines how South Asian women’s collective agency is operationalized through civic organizations in the UK. Drawing on black feminist theory and third world feminism ...
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Appropriating Gender: Women's Activism and Politicized Religion in South Asia

Patricia Jeffery, Amrita Basu - Political Science - 2012 - 288 pages
Appropriating Gender explores the paradoxical relationship of women to religious politics in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. Contrary to the hopes of feminists ...
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Citizenship

Keith Faulks - Social Science - 2013 - 208 pages
This book presents a clear and comprehensive overview of citizenship, which has become one of the most important political ideas of our time. The author, an experienced ...
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The Scandal of the State: Women, Law, and Citizenship in Postcolonial India

Rajeswari Sunder Rajan - Social Science - 2003 - 313 pages
The Scandal of the State is a revealing study of the relationship between the postcolonial, democratic Indian nation-state and Indian women’s actual needs and lives. Well-known ...
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CONSTITUTIONAL IDENTITY

Gary J. Jacobsohn - Law - 2010 - 368 pages
In Constitutional Identity, Gary Jeffrey Jacobsohn argues that a constitution acquires an identity through experience—from a mix of the political aspirations and commitments ...
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Indian Feminisms: Law, Patriarchies and Violence in India

Dr Geetanjali Gangoli - History - 2012 - 162 pages
Contributing to debates on feminism, this book considers the impact made by feminists in India from the 1970s. Geetanjali Gangoli analyses campaigns on issues of violence and ...
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The Wheel of Law: India's Secularism in Comparative Constitutional Context

Gary J. Jacobsohn - Political Science - 2009 - 344 pages
How can religious liberty be guaranteed in societies where religion pervades everyday life? In The Wheel of Law, Gary Jacobsohn addresses this dilemma by examining the ...
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