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The Resource The trouble with marriage : feminists confront law and violence in India, Srimati Basu

The trouble with marriage : feminists confront law and violence in India, Srimati Basu

Label
The trouble with marriage : feminists confront law and violence in India
Title
The trouble with marriage
Title remainder
feminists confront law and violence in India
Statement of responsibility
Srimati Basu
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Trouble with Marriage is part of a new global feminist jurisprudence around marriage and violence that looks to law as strategy rather than solution. In this ethnography of family courts and other crime and mediation settings in India, Srimati Basu reevaluates Indian feminist theories of marriage, gender violence, and the role of the state. Basu argues that alternative dispute resolutions, originally designed to empower women in a less adversarial legal environment, have created new subjectivities but have also reinforced oppressive socioeconomic norms that leave women no better off, individually or collectively. This volume examines the extent to which feminist visions of divorce, rape, and domestic violence law in India empower women and finds, paradoxically, that these alternative ideas actually reinforce women's economic and social inequality"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Basu, Srimati
Dewey number
306.840954
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1742
LC item number
.B394 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Gender and Justice
Series volume
v. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Marriage law
  • Women's rights
  • Rape
  • Family violence
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Family violence
  • Marriage law
  • Rape
  • Women
  • Women's rights
  • India
Label
The trouble with marriage : feminists confront law and violence in India, Srimati Basu
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : law, marriage and feminist reform -- Construction zones : marriage law in formation -- Beyond equivalence : on reading and speaking law -- Justice without lawyers? : everyday law in the Kolkata family court -- Diagnosing marriages : conjugality and kinship in the courts -- Sexual property : rape and marriage conjoined -- Strategizing spaces : domestic violence claims between courts, police and NGOs
Control code
897447224
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520958111
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt132x8fx
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897447224
Label
The trouble with marriage : feminists confront law and violence in India, Srimati Basu
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : law, marriage and feminist reform -- Construction zones : marriage law in formation -- Beyond equivalence : on reading and speaking law -- Justice without lawyers? : everyday law in the Kolkata family court -- Diagnosing marriages : conjugality and kinship in the courts -- Sexual property : rape and marriage conjoined -- Strategizing spaces : domestic violence claims between courts, police and NGOs
Control code
897447224
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520958111
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt132x8fx
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897447224

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