Author:Swapna Mukhopadhyay (Ed.)

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In the Name of Justice: Women and Law in Society

By: Swapna Mukhopadhyay (Ed)

Price: $8.20

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1201041

ISBN: 8173041296

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In the early years of post-Independence India, the role of Law and Legal Reforms in ensuring greater Gender Justice in Society was perceived as non-ambivalent and positive. The Picture is no longer so clear cut. Analysis of recent experience suggests that in the Hands of a patriarchal state machinery, legislation, can indeed reinforce the social subjugation of women. This collection of papers which was originally presented in a national seminar on `Women and Law` traverses the complex interface of law, Tradition and culture to explore the potential of law as an instrument of social engineering... View more info

The Enigma of the Kerala Woman : A Failed Promise of Literacy

By: Swapna Mukhopadhyay (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2011

Seller ID: 101828

ISBN: 8187358440

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The Enigma of the Kerala Woman: A Failed Promise of Literacy consists of multi-disciplinary research carried out on various aspects of gender relations in Kerala by scholars from a range of social science disciplines under The Gender Network, a regional network of researchers investigating the phenomenon of gender under varied social and economic settings. The introductory chapter provides an overarching framework for the individual studies. Breaking new ground in analytical and methodological dimensions of Women’s Studies, the papers collectively seek to provide an answer to the ‘enigma... View more info