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Indian Women: Society And Law , Vol.1

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ISBN: 9788121206891    Publisher: Gyan Publishing House Year of publishing: 2000     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 273        Language: English
Description Contents:- Vol-1 # Contents, Foreword ix Preface xi Introduction xiii List of Tables xv One Women: Problems and Prospects 1, Objectives of the Study; Variables in Approach of Study; Sources...Read more
Description Contents:- Vol-1 # Contents, Foreword ix Preface xi Introduction xiii List of Tables xv One Women: Problems and Prospects 1, Objectives of the Study; Variables in Approach of Study; Sources of Data; Problems of Study; Analysis by Categories; Guiding Principles and Criteria Two Women and Socio-Cultural Problems 19, Images of Women in Religious Traditions; Vratas or fasting for Women; Social and Religious Reform Movements of the 19th and 20th Centuries Three Descent Family 55 Four Marriage 73, Bride-price and Dowry; Widowhood; Age at Marriage; Customary Marriages Five Changing Milieu and Roles of Women 113, Home and Work; Some Special Problems; Women in Prisons; Suicide; Unmarried Mothers; Aged women; Destitute Women; Conclusion Six Women and Law 149, Polygamy--Polygamy and Law; Standardized Contracts; Reforms to Correct the Abuse of Polygamy; An Analysis of Polygamous Marriages among Muslims; Enforcement of Provision Against Bigamy Under The Hindu Marriage Act; Injunction; Laws in Former French and Portuguese Territories; Age of Marriage: Legal provision; Aspects relating to Prevention of Child Marriages; Compulsory Registration of Marriages; Dowry Seven Divorce 175, Hindu Law of Divorce; Divorce Under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955; Muslim Law of Divorce; Christian Law of Divorce; Parsee Law of Divorce; Jewish Law of Divorce; Special Marriage Act, 1954; Grounds for Divorce; Adoption; Muslim Law of Adoption; Parsee Law of Adoption; Christian Law of Adoption; Hindu Law of Adoption Eight Guardianship 193, Hindu Law of Guardianship; Muslim Law of Guardianship; Guardians and Wards Act, 1890; Recommendations Nine Maintenance 199, Hindu Law of Maintenance; Muslim Law of Maintenance; Parsee Law of Maintenance; Christian Law of Maintenance; Suggested Amendments; Inheritance: Christian Law of Inheritance; Christians in Kerala; Goa & Pondicherry Laws of Inheritance; Parsee Intestate Succession Law of Inheritance; Hindu Law of Inheritance; Muslim Law of Inheritance; General Recommendations; Nationality; Sectors Needing Reforms Ten Women in the News 237, Call for Women's Empowerment; Talking Point: Sex Workers Scoff at Legalization; 17 per cent Women Candidates Win in Lok Sabha Polls; Safe Motherhood Day will be Organized every Month; Magistrate Pulled up for not Recording Alleged Rape Victim's Statement as per Law; To hang or not: A woman's life in the balance; Give women the right to conquer their fate; Woman's emancipation lies in equal rights and opportunities; Hocus-pocus: When films project Eves as mere sexy sirens; Women's Bill should be passed, says Mohini Giri; 'Women don't need crutches'; Sewa: Ensuring security to marginalized women; Social consciousness of a different kind; Women, a silent majority; 'Many teachers are unaware of gender discrimination'; Peace prayers and seminars mark women's day in city; 'Education rather than reservation'; Plight of Muslim Women; Rape rate of minors rising, conviction figures remain low; "Bojh": Indian women caught in a web of rigid tradition; Minor girls abducted, sold; Two women, 16-year-old girl found dead; 55-year-old killed for being a 'witch'; 3 widows shot dead in Bihar; Why Should a Woman Be Like a Man? Index 269 ,.Content:- Contents, Foreword Ix,Preface Xi,Introduction Xiii,List Of Tables Xv,One Women: Problems And Prospects 1, Objectives Of The Study; Variables In Approach Of Study; Sources Of Data; Problems Of Study; Analysis By Categories; Guiding Principles And Criteria,Two Women And Socio-Cultural Problems 19, Images Of Women In Religious Traditions; Vratas Or Fasting For Women; Social And Religious Reform Movements Of The 19Th And 20Th Centuries,Three Descent Family 55,Four Marriage 73, Bride-Price And Dowry; Widowhood; Age At Marriage; Customary Marriages,Five Changing Milieu And Roles Of Women 113, Home And Work; Some Special Problems; Women In Prisons; Suicide; Unmarried Mothers; Aged Women; Destitute Women; Conclusion ,Six Women And Law 149, Polygamy--Polygamy And Law; Standardized Contracts; Reforms To Correct The Abuse Of Polygamy; An Analysis Of Polygamous Marriages Among Muslims; Enforcement Of Provision Against Bigamy Under The Hindu Marriage Act; Injunction; Laws In Former French And Portuguese Territories; Age Of Marriage: Legal Provision; Aspects Relating To Prevention Of Child Marriages; Compulsory Registration Of Marriages; Dowry,Seven Divorce 175, Hindu Law Of Divorce; Divorce Under The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955; Muslim Law Of Divorce; Christian Law Of Divorce; Parsee Law Of Divorce; Jewish Law Of Divorce; Special Marriage Act, 1954; Grounds For Divorce; Adoption; Muslim Law Of Adoption; Parsee Law Of Adoption; Christian Law Of Adoption; Hindu Law Of Adoption,Eight Guardianship 193, Hindu Law Of Guardianship; Muslim Law Of Guardianship; Guardians And Wards Act, 1890; Recommendations,Nine Maintenance 199, Hindu Law Of Maintenance; Muslim Law Of Maintenance; Parsee Law Of Maintenance; Christian Law Of Maintenance; Suggested Amendments; Inheritance: Christian Law Of Inheritance; Christians In Kerala; Goa & Pondicherry Laws Of Inheritance; Parsee Intestate Succession Law Of Inheritance; Hindu Law Of Inheritance; Muslim Law Of Inheritance; General Recommendations; Nationality; Sectors Needing Reforms,Ten Women In The News 237, Call For Women'S Empowerment; Talking Point: Sex Workers Scoff At Legalization; 17 Per Cent Women Candidates Win In Lok Sabha Polls; Safe Motherhood Day Will Be Organized Every Month; Magistrate Pulled Up For Not Recording Alleged Rape Victim'S Statement As Per Law; To Hang Or Not: A Woman'S Life In The Balance; Give Women The Right To Conquer Their Fate; Woman'S Emancipation Lies In Equal Rights And Opportunities; Hocus-Pocus: When Films Project Eves As Mere Sexy Sirens; Women'S Bill Should Be Passed, Says Mohini Giri; 'Women Don'T Need Crutches'; Sewa: Ensuring Security To Marginalized Women; Social Consciousness Of A Different Kind; Women, A Silent Majority; 'Many Teachers Are Unaware Of Gender Discrimination'; Peace Prayers And Seminars Mark Women'S Day In City; 'Education Rather Than Reservation'; Plight Of Muslim Women; Rape Rate Of Minors Rising, Conviction Figures Remain Low; "Bojh": Indian Women Caught In A Web Of Rigid Tradition; Minor Girls Abducted, Sold; Two Women, 16-Year-Old Girl Found Dead; 55-Year-Old Killed For Being A 'Witch'; 3 Widows Shot Dead In Bihar; Why Should A Woman Be Like A Man?,Index 269 ,.
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