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Law and gender inequality the politics of women"s rights in India by Flavia.

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • India.

Subjects:

  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- India,
  • Sex and law -- India,
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. (Hindu law)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [234]-242) and index.

StatementFlavia Agnes.
SeriesLaw in India series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKNS516 .F578 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL162562M
ISBN 100195645871
LC Control Number99938560

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