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Human rights under state-enforced religious family laws in Israel, Egypt, and India

Here, the author shows that governments have often intervened in order to impress a particular image of subjectivity upon a society, while people have constantly challenged the interpretive monopoly of courts and state-sanctioned religious institutions, re-negotiated their rights and duties under the law, and changed the system from within.

ISBN: 9781107041400
PittCat: K3240.S49 2013

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