Dowry and Inheritance

Srimati Basu

Dowry and Inheritance

Srimati Basu

Distributed for Zed Books

384 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Cloth $99.95 ISBN: 9781842776667 Published October 2005 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
1. Some Reflections on Dowry - M.N. Srinivas
2. Legal Reform in Dowry Laws - D.N. Sandanshiv & Jolly Mathew
3. Dowry in North India: Its Consequences for Women - Ursula Sharma
4. Girasla Bridesprice and the Politics of Marriage Payments - Maya Unnithan-Kumar
5. Economic of Bride-Price and Dowry -Indira Rajaraman
6. Sociology of Bride-Price and Dowry - Shalini Randheria & Leela Visaria
7. Economics of Bride-Price and Dowry - Rita Bhandari Sambrani & Shreekand Sambrani
8. Land Rights for Women - Bina Agarwal
9. Bringing Land Rights Centre-Stage - Indu Agnihotri
10. Widows & Property Rights: A Study of Two Villagers in Bihar - Seema Mishra & Enakshi Ganguly Thukral
11. Conjugality, Law and State: Inheritance Rights as Pivot of Control in Northern India - Prem Chowdhry
12. Progressive Land Legislations & Subordination of Women? - K. Saradamoni
13 The Tangled Tale of twisting a Safety Net into a Noose - Veena Talwar Oldenburg
14 Dowry & the State (?) - Sheel
15 The Monkey Dance: A Playscript - Malini Bhattacharya
16 Reaffirming the Anti-Dowry Struggle - Rajni Palriwala
17 On Kidneys & Dowry - C. S. Laxmi
18 Dowry & Inheritance Rights - Madhu Kishwar
19Ants in the Pants - Mary Roy
20 Zameen Kenkar? The Story of Women‘s Participation in the Bodhgaya Struggle Jote Onkar
21 Economic Rights of Ancient Indian Women - Sukumari Bhattacharji
For more information, or to order this book, please visit http://www.press.uchicago.edu
Google preview here