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The Trouble with Marriage: Feminists Confront Law and Violence in India

By: Srimati Basu

Price: $27.70

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan:

Seller ID: 1202405

ISBN: 8125058648

Condition: New


Contents: Acknowledgments. 1. Introduction: law, marriage, and feminist reform. 2. Construction zones: marriage law in formation. 3. Beyond equivalence: on reading and speaking law. 4. Justice without lawyers? Living the family court experiment. 5. In sanity and in wealth: diagnosing conjugality and kinship. 6. Sexual property: rape and marriage conjoined. 7. Strategizing spaces: negotiating the violence out of domestic violence claims. 8. The trouble is marriage: conclusions and worries. Notes. References. Index. The Trouble with Marriage considers the legacies of legal reforms around marriag... View more info