Sociology of Law

Sociology of Law

by Indra Deva
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195672364

ISBN-13: 9780195672367

Pub. Date: 12/15/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


This volume is a well structured and well organized reader on the sociology of law in India. It takes stock of the relationship between the legal system with other social subsystems.  See more details below

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This volume is a well structured and well organized reader on the sociology of law in India. It takes stock of the relationship between the legal system with other social subsystems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195672367
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/15/2005
Series:
Oxford in India Readings in Sociology and Social Anthropology Series
Pages:
386
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 5.70(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

1Colonial nature of the Indian legal system45
2Administration of Hindu law by the British60
3Law and the people73
4Patterns of criminal justice amongst some tribes82
5Law as an instrument of change in India98
6Development of the legal profession in India114
7Legal profession and society : a study of lawyers and their clients131
8Social organization at the district courts : colleague relationships among Indian lawyers144
9Religion, law, and secularism158
10Personal laws or a uniform civil code?174
11The personal law question and Hindu nationalism194
12The Shah Bano case : some political implications213
13Pursuing equality in the land of hierarchy232
14Jurisprudential foundation of reservations250
15Mandal revisited261
16Empowerment of women : legal strategies266
17Towards an Indian jurisprudence of social action and public interest litigation292
18Public interest litigation310
19Growth of traditional legal system : the perspective of change through the ages324
20Law and social change in India337
21Constitutions and revolutions352

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