Uniform Civil Code for India: Proposed Blueprint for Scholarly Discourse

Uniform Civil Code for India: Proposed Blueprint for Scholarly Discourse

by Shimon Shetreet, Hiram E. Chodosh

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ISBN-13: 9780198077121
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/30/2015
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Shimon Shetreet, Professor, Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel,Hiram E. Chodosh, President/Professor, Claremont McKenna College

Shimon Shetreet, LLB, LLM, Hebrew University, MCL, DCL, holds the Greenblatt Chair of Public and International Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, and is past chairman of the Sacher Institute of Legislative Research and Comparative Law. He was a member of the Chief Justice Landau Commission on the Israeli Court System, 1980, and a Judge on the Standard Contract Court (1981-88).

Hiram E. Chodosh is President and Professor of Claremont McKenna College. Prior to his arrival in Claremont, Chodosh served as Dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah, where he was also the Hugh B. Brown Endowed Presidential Professor of Law and Senior Presidential Adviser on Global Strategy.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Preface by Simon Shetreet
Preface by Hiram Chodosh
Part One: The Uniform Civil Code in Comparative Perspective
Introduction
1. Comparative Anaysis of Law, Religion, and Culture
2. Country Study of Law, Culture, and Religion
3. Comparative Lessons and the Case of India
Conclusion to Part One
Part Two: Mediating the Uniform Civil Code
4. Conflicting Ideals of Authority
5. Conflicts of Law
6. Conflicts of Reform
7. Social and Political Conflicts
Conclusion to Part Two: Institutionalizing Mediation of the Uniform Civil Code
Appendices
Bibliography
Index
About the Authors

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