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Dowry Bribe Crime and Punishment

Ajay Chauhan

ISBN 10: 9380014759 / ISBN 13: 9789380014753
Published by Surendra, 2011
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Contents Preface 1 Dowry 2 Dowry System in India 3 Nature of Mehr 4 Dowry Harassment 5 Bribery 6 Domestic Violence in the Marital Relationship 7 Crimes 8 Aboriginal Women Crime and Abuse 9 Definition and Measurement of Criminal Behaviour 10 Crime and Social Environment 11 Punishment A Psych-Social View 12 Concepts of Crime and Punishment 13 Representing Crime and Punishment Bibliography IndexRoots of dowry date back to the time when man started living a civilized life Originally it intended just to give a support and security to new couple who start their married life It also signified an alternative to inheritance for woman Bribery a form of corruption is an act implying money or gift given that alters the behavior of the recipient Bribery constitutes a crime and is defined by Blacks Law Dictionary as the offering giving receiving or soliciting of any item of value to influence the actions of an official or other person in charge of a public or legal duty Crime is the breach of rules or laws for which some governing authority via mechanisms such as legal systems can ultimately prescribe a conviction This book will be useful for Dowry Crime and understanding the perspectives provided may be of considerable help to the students of types of violence against women child crime and punishment and others interested in studying jacket 296 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 99765

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Title: Dowry Bribe Crime and Punishment

Publisher: Surendra

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Hardcover

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Roots of dowry date back to the time when man started living a civilized life. Originally it inteded just to give a support and security to new couple who start their married life. It also signified an alternative to inheritance for woman. Bribery, a form of corruption, is an act implying money or gift given that alters the behavior of the recipient, Briebery constitutes a crime and is defined by Black\'s Law Dictionary as the offering, giving, receiving, or soliciting of any item of value to influence the actions of an official or other person in charge of a public or legal duty. Crime is the breach of rules or laws for which some governing authority (via mechanisms such as legal systems) can ultimately prescribe a conviction. This book will be useful for Dowry, Crime and understanding the perspectives provided may be of considerable help to the students of types of violence against women, child, crime and punishment and others, interested in studying.
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Dowry Dowry System in India Nature of Mehr Dowry Harassment Bribery Domestic Violence in the Marital Relationship Crimes Aboriginal Women, Crime and Abuse Definition and Measurement of Criminal Behaviour Crime and Social Environment Punishment: A Psych-Social View Concepts of Crime and Punishment Representing Crime and Punishment

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Dr. Ajay Chauhan, b. 1971, obtained his B.A. (Hons.) and M.A in Sociology from Patna University and M.Phil and Ph.D from Lucknow University qualified appeared two times for I.A.S. Interview is at present Asst. Professor at J.N. Singh, Degree College, Semaraon. He has made intensive research on women\'s problems of diverse nature consisting of dowry sytem, women\'s sexual exploitation, etc. He has travelled several villages and submitted several research papers pertaining to the same.

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