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Intimate Subversions: Minority women encountering laws and patriarchy

Das, Joyce Mormita


This thesis asks: How do multiple laws collude with patriarchy to define minority women’s positions in the state, society, and the community? And How do religious minority women in a postcolonial context selectively seek, apply, and subvert these multiple laws to achieve their own objectives? Broadly speaking, this thesis examines the complex relationship between multiple laws and gender in religious minority groups in South Asia. In particular, it examines the roles, both constraining and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d70edfc1c64d


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