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Religion and Personal Law in Secular India a Call to Judgment

by Gerald J. Larson

  • ISBN: 9780253214805
  • ISBN10: 0253214807

Religion and Personal Law in Secular India a Call to Judgment

by Gerald J. Larson

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr
  • Publish date: 11/01/2001
  • ISBN: 9780253214805
  • ISBN10: 0253214807
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Description: Preliminary Table of Contents: Preface Introduction: The Secular State in a Religious Society Gerald James Larson Part 1. The Secular State and Legal Pluralism: The Current Debate and Its Historical Antecedents 1. Religion, Personal Law and Identity Granville Austin 2. Religious Minorities and the Law Ruma Pal 3. Living with Difference in India: Legal Pluralism and Legal Universalism in Historical Context Susanne Hoeber Rudolph and Lloyd I. Rudolph Part 2. Religious Endowments, Reservations Law, and Criminal Law 4. Religious and Charitable Endowments and a Uniform Civil Code John H. Mansfield 5. Personal Law and Reservations: Volition and Religion in Contemporary India Laura Dudley Jenkins 6. The Uniform Civil Code Debate: Lessons from the Criminal Procedures Arvind Verma Part 3. Personal Law and Issues of Gender 7. Gender Implications for a Uniform Civil Code Robert D. Baird 8. The Personal and the Political: Indian Women and Inheritance Law Srimati Basu 9. Colonialism, Nationalism, and Gendered Legal Subjectivities: Observations on the Historical Destruction of Separate Legal Regimes Kunal M. Parker 10. Who Was Roop Kanwar? Sati, Law, Religion, and Post-Colonial Feminism in Contemporary India Paul Courtright and Namita Goswami 11. "Where Will She Go? What Will She Do?" Paternalism towards Women in the Administration of Muslim Family Law in Contemporary India Sylvia Vatuk Part 4. Cross-Cultural Perspectives 12. Affirmative Action in the United States and the Reservation System in India: Some Comparative Perspectives Kevin Brown 13. Personal Law Systems and Religious Conflict: A Comparison of India and Israel Marc Galanter and Jayanth Krishnan 14. The Road to Xanadu: India's Quest for Secularism Rajeev Dhavan Some Continuing Issues William D. Popkin Bibliographical Note Gerald James Larson Contributors Index
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