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Gender and community : Muslim women's rights in India

Author: Vrinda Narain
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : University of Toronto Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Narain provides an analysis of the historical development and contemporary expression of Muslim personal law within a constitutional framework and examines the assertion that women's rights are a divisive force preventing the evolution of larger collective rights. She contends that an interrogation of the dominant religious ideology is necessary to prevent legislation from binding Muslim women to an essentialist
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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Narain, Vrinda 1965-
Gender and community : Muslim women's rights in India.
Toronto, [Ontario] ; Buffalo, [New York] ; London, [England] : University of Toronto Press, ©2001
202 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vrinda Narain
ISBN: 9781442675179 1442675179
OCLC Number: 256537813
Description: 1 ressource en ligne
Responsibility: Vrinda Narain.

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Combines feminist analysis, post-colonial and critical race theory with legal analysis to critically assess issues of gender equality, minority rights and the accommodation of difference.  Read more...

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