Author:Bishakha Datta (Ed.)

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Nine Degrees of Justice: New Perspectives on Violence Against Women in India

By: Bishakha Datta (Ed.)

Price: $13.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Zubaan/Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2010

Seller ID: 109523

ISBN: 8189884506

Condition: New


From an early focus on rape, dowry and sati, feminist struggles against violence on women in India have traversed a wide terrain to include issues that were invisible in the1980s. In Nine Degrees of Justice, second- and third-generation feminists share their perceptions on violence against women through a series of thought-provoking essays that establish that justice for women has not even reached double digit figures (hence nine degrees). Has using the law led to justice for women who face violence? What does ?justice? mean for an individual survivor? How can we address violence in public spa... View more info