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2 2 Rising from the Ashes:Postmodern Hindu Law

Menski Werner

in Hindu Law: Beyond Tradition and Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699210
eISBN:
9780199080298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699210.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses in detail the issues and themes of postmodern Hindu law. It shows that the conceptual foundations of Hindu law work against a positivist top-down strategy. It demonstrates that ... More


Market Regulation

Naomi R. Cahn

in Test Tube Families: Why the Fertility Market Needs Legal Regulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716823
eISBN:
9780814790021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716823.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter focuses on the legal regulation of the reproductive technology market, including the fertility clinics and gamete suppliers. For those seeking sperm, there are thousands of ... More


Smells Like Teen Spirit: The Conundrum of Kids, Sex, and the Law

Paul R. Abramson and Annaka Abramson

in Children, Sexuality, and the Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723852
eISBN:
9780814724217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723852.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines psychological theory and research pertaining to children as sexual beings. Childhood sexuality encompasses many issues; self-exploration, biological development, evolutionary ... More


Introduction

Farrah Ahmed

in Religious Freedom under the Personal Law System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199458066
eISBN:
9780199085514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458066.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book has important implications for the reform of the personal law system in India. But its findings are likely to prove useful for research and practical problems beyond the Indian context as ... More


Self-respect

Farrah Ahmed

in Religious Freedom under the Personal Law System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199458066
eISBN:
9780199085514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458066.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the implications of the personal law system for an important precondition of religious autonomy: self-respect, especially respect for one’s own religious identity. It first ... More


Adequate Religious Options

Farrah Ahmed

in Religious Freedom under the Personal Law System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199458066
eISBN:
9780199085514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458066.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the implications of the personal law system for religious options available to people. It found that the system harmed the option of religious practice and the option of ... More


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