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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

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

    • 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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