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Gender and Community: Muslim Women's Rights in India »

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Authors: Vrinda Narain
ISBN-13: 9780802048691, ISBN-10: 0802048692
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Date Published: December 2001
Edition: (Non-applicable)

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Author Biography: Vrinda Narain

Vrinda Narain is a Boulton Fellow in the Faculty of Law at McGill University, and a research associate in the Department of Afroasiatic Studies at the University of the Free State in South Africa.

Book Synopsis

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

Table of Contents

1Contextualizing Muslim Personal Law8
2Muslim Personal Law and the Constitutional Framework36
3Naming the Issues75
4Negotiating the Boundaries of Gender and Community: The Role of the State106
Cases Cited195