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Divorce and Remarriage Among Muslims in India

Imtiaz Ahmad

ISBN 10: 8173044937 / ISBN 13: 9788173044939
Published by Manohar, Calcutta, 2003
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Contents: Preface. Introduction: theology, law and the sociology of Muslim divorce practices in India/Imtiaz Ahmad. 1. Between two worlds: divorce among Asamiya Muslims of Guwahati/Anindita Dasgupta. 2. Muslim women's divorce and remarriage in a town of western Uttar Pradesh/Zakiya Rafat. 3. A 'Uniform Customary Code'? marital breakdown and women's economic entitlements in rural Bijnor/Patricia Jeffery. 4. Muslim women in the Indian family courts: a report from Chennai/Sylvia Vatuk. 5. Divorce and separation among Muslims in West Bengal/Syed Abdul Hafiz Moinuddin. 6. Personalizing Islam in communicating divorce/Mohammad Talib. 7. Cunning, deceit and vindictiveness: case studies of divorced Muslim women and men in North India/Sabeeha Bano. 8. Chowdu (divorcee): a study of divorced women among the Rajamundari Muslims of Andhra Pradesh/Shaikh Abdul Azeez Saheb. 9. Muslim women and divorce: two case studies/Malika B. Mistry. 10. Male privilege, female anguish: divorce and remarriage among Muslims in Bihar/Sabiha Hussain. 11. Divorce and remarriage among Muslims of Jammu and Kashmir: a socio-legal study/Nisar Ahmad Ganai. 12. A long way to go: divorce practices among Muslim families of Hyderabad city/Jameela Nishat. 13. Mehr and divorce among Muslims in Mirzapur district of Eastern Uttar Pradesh/Muniza Rafique Khan. 14. Muslim Women and the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961: a study of selected divorce cases/Mohammad Arif Rasheed. 15. Muslim divorce and the discourse around Muslim personal law/Geetnjali Gangoli. 16. Muslim law of divorce in India: a legal reflection/Seema 436 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 48906

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Title: Divorce and Remarriage Among Muslims in ...

Publisher: Manohar, Calcutta

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition: New

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This book examines, in the light of empirical evidence, the incidence of divorce and separation, the social and other causes due to which divorce and separation takes place, and the position of divorced women in society as well as their prospects of remarriage. In the process, substantial methodological and theoretical question relevant to the study of divorce as a social phenomenon are raised.

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Imtiaz Ahmad is former Professor of Sociology at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

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