Hindu law : beyond tradition and modernityPublished by : Oxford University Press, (New Delhi :) Physical details: xxii, 648 p. ; 27 cm. ISBN:0195665031.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -639) and index.
Part I: historical and conceptual background -- Introduction -- Rising from the ashes: postmodern Hindu law -- Antecedents and concepts of traditional Hindu law -- The Post-classical evolution of Hindu law and its colonial distortions -- Origins of modernity in Hindu law and its colonial distortions -- Origins of modernity in Hindu law: emerging discourses on reforms and codification -- Contesting modernity: post-colonial evolution of Hindu law -- Part II: substantive Hindu law beyond tradition and modernity -- Hindu marriage law -- Child marriage -- Polygamy -- Divorce -- Maintenance law -- Part II: concluding analysis -- Postmodernity and beyond.