Zealous Reformers, Deadly Laws: Battling Stereotypes

By: Madhu Purnima Kishwar

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Authored by a pioneer of the contemporary women`s rights movement in India, this book combines insights gathered from a deep engagement with the lives and coping strategies of ordinary women. With first hand knowledge of the workings of legislation and the law enforcement machinery in India, the author analyses why laws enacted for the ostensible purpose of strengthening women`s rights end up producing such dismal results. Printed Pages: 420.

Title: Zealous Reformers, Deadly Laws: Battling Stereotypes

Author Name: Madhu Purnima Kishwar

Categories: Women's Studies, India, History, Culture, and Politics, Sociology & Anthropology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2008

ISBN: 0761936378

ISBN 13: 9780761936374

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 028616

Keywords: Laws Women Idia