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Law and the Public Gaze: The Hindu Code Bill in the Public Sphere

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Family Law

An analysis of the debate on gender rights that encompassed the Hindu Code Bill in the 1940s and 1950s in the public sphere is presented in the fourth chapter. The conflict of a liberal feminist ... More


The Statute of Frauds

A.W.B. Simpson

in A History of the Common Law of Contract: The Rise of the Action of Assumpsit

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255734
eISBN:
9780191681622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255734.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the history of the evolution of the action of assumpsit for breach of promise and the enactment of the Statute of Frauds and Perjuries in England. It suggests that the evolution ... More


Paper and State

Jean-François Blanchette

in Burdens of Proof: Cryptographic Culture and Evidence Law in the Age of Electronic Documents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017510
eISBN:
9780262301565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017510.003.0006
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines the experiences of three bureaucratic organizations as they struggle with the application of electronic signatures to real estate contracts, birth certificates, and land titles. ... More


Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Chitra Sinha

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The book explores a significant episode of Indian social history, the Hindu Code Bill controversy that stirred the Indian social consciousness in the mid-twentieth century. Revisiting the ... More


Locating the Samnites

Rafael Scopacasa

in Ancient Samnium: Settlement, Culture, and Identity between History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198713760
eISBN:
9780191782152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713760.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter brings together the written evidence to discuss descriptions of the Samnites in Greek and Roman texts, and what these descriptions tell us about how communities in Samnium may have ... More


Petition Town: Law, Custom, and Urban Space in Colonial South India

Aparna Balachandran

in Iterations of Law: Legal Histories from India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199477791
eISBN:
9780199091096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477791.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Legal historians have described early modern empires as characterized by legal pluralism and, indeed, the ubiquitous invocation of custom in these petitions appears to reiterate that this was the ... More


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